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Mount St Joseph University Theatre Lobby
Thursday, February 22, 2018

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Overview: The featured speaker for the evening is Dr. William R. Heineman. Dr. Heineman is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cincinnati. His talk will focus on "Electrochemical Sensors for Biomedical and Environmental Applications".

Abstract: Electrochemical sensors such as the pH electrode, the glucose biosensor and the Clark oxygen electrode are widely used in biomedical, industrial, and environmental areas. Although these and many other sensors are commercially available, new sensors are needed to address existing needs for detecting and monitoring chemicals and biological materials in other applications. However, developing new sensors with the selectivity required to measure a single analyte in complex, real world samples without interferences is difficult. This talk focuses on highly selective sensors that were used for three very different applications: hydrogen gas sensors for development and point-of-care patient monitoring of biodegradable metal implants used for repairing broken bones; spectroelectrochemical sensors that combine spectroscopy and electrochemistry to achieve the exceptional selectively needed to monitor critical components in stored nuclear waste; and highly selective immunosensors for rapid detection of biological agents (toxins, viruses, spores, and bacteria) in drinking and recreational water.

Meeting Program
5:30 - 6:00pm Registration and Social Hour (Theater Lobby)

6:00 - 7:00pm Dinner (Theater Lobby)
$35.00 Regular Members / Guests
$30.00 for Retired Members
$15 for Students / K-12 Teachers / Unemployed Members

Menu: Taco Bar

7:00 - 8:00pm Speaker: Dr. William R. Heineman

Talk: "Electrochemical Sensors for Biomedical and Environmental Applications"

Online registration required: Please use the "Register Now!" link above. The deadline for registration is Thursday, February 15, 2018.

Directions: The meeting will be held in the Theatre Lobby of Mount St Joseph University. The campus is located at 5701 Delhi Road, Cincinnati, OH 45233. Click here for a campus map.

From South: Take I-75/71 North to Cincinnati. Exit on U.S. 50 West/River Rd. Turn right on Fairbanks which becomes Delhi Rd. Turn left into west parking lot. The Theatre is on your left in the building closest to Delhi Rd.

From North: Take I-75 South to Freeman Ave. Turn right on U.S. 50 West/River Rd. Turn right on Fairbanks which becomes Delhi Rd. Turn left into west parking lot. The Theatre is on your left in the building closest to Delhi Rd.

From East and Northeast: Take U.S. 50 towards downtown Cincinnati. Stay on U.S. 50 West/River Rd. Turn right on Fairbanks which becomes Delhi Rd. Turn left into west parking lot. The Theatre is on your left in the building closest to Delhi Rd.

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