Two Events Featuring Distinguished Lecturer Omowunmi Sadik

When:  Oct 19, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (CT)
Associated with  The Lab: Members to Members

Sigma Xi SIUC Chapter has one great news to share. The Chapter will be hosting its first Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Professor Omowunmi Sadik from Oct 18 to Oct 20. We will be hosting one breakfast and two student lunches with the speaker while Prof. Sadik is delivering two lectures, one scientific and the other public. Please come join us to learn about nanosensor in food safety!

Scientific lecture. 4:00 pm of Thu Oct 19. SIUC Eng A-111. Directional Templating of Anisotropic Nanoparticles using Poly (pyromellitic dianhydride-p-phenylene diamine). Reception will be followed.
Public lecture. 7:00 pm of Thu Oct 19. SIUC Law auditorium (Lesar 120). Can your iPhone tell you what's in your food? - Nanosensors for rapid detection of food pathogens. Reception will be followed.

The Chapter is grateful to receive a grant from Sigma Xi National to host Prof. Sadik's visit. We also had 17 more sources, on campus and off campus, to support her visit. The Southern Illinois community has been working together to host this event, not just the Chapter! The funding sources came from:

  1. Sigma Xi SIUC Chapter
  2. SIUC Materials Technology Center (MTC)
  3. Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH)
  4. SIUC Office of Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR)
  5. SIUC Graduate School (GS)
  6. SIUC College of Science (COS)
  7. SIUC College of Business (COB)
  8. SIUC School of Medicine (SOM)
  9. SIUC School of Law (SOL)
  10. NIH-supported Bridges Program
  11. SIUC Department of Chemistry
  12. SIUC Department of Physiology
  13. SIUC Department of Zoology
  14. SIUC Department of Plant, Soil & Agricultural Sciences (PSAS)
  15. SIUC Department of Microbiology
  16. SIUC Department of Plant Biology
Click this link for Dr. Sadik's abstracts and biography

Sincerely Yours,
Jane Geisler-Lee
President of SIUC Chapter


Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Campus


Jane Geisler-Lee