Role of Inorganic Chemistry in Biology and Medicine: A celebration of the 70th Birthday of Nick Farrell.

June 22, 2018

Dr. Nicholas P. Farrell, born on April 24, 1948, is a graduate of University College Dublin. He obtained his PhD from Sussex University and completed postdoctoral fellowships at Simon Fraser University and The University of British Columbia. He is currently Professor of Chemistry at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). His research interests are in the broad area of bioinorganic chemistry and specifically in the medicinal uses of inorganic compounds. With students, post-doctoral fellows and collaborators his group has made many significant discoveries in this area. This symposium brings together colleagues and former lab members to celebrate Nick’s 70th birthday and the role of inorganic chemistry in biology and medicine. Come join us for this event and we look forward to welcoming you to Richmond, VA.

2018 Rutan Symposium

April 9, 2018

2017 Chemistry Graduation Ceremony

August 1, 2017

The VCU Department of Chemistry’s Graduation Ceremony will take place Friday, May 12th, 6:00 PM at the Greater Richmond Convention Center – Exhibit Hall C.

Lidia Vallarino Memorial Lecture

April 7, 2017

Hybrid Inorganic Materials. From Fundamentals to Applications - April 7th, 2017, 4-5:30 pm, MCAL 2100, Luisa De Cola University of Strasbourg, France.


Accommodations for 2018 Farrell Symposium

June 22, 2018

All hotels offer a complimentary shuttle to and from VCU.

December 4, 2018, Ashish Nag/ VCU Graduate Literature Seminar

December 4, 2018

Ashish Nag, VCU Graduate Literature Seminar (Arachchige)


November 29,2018, James Beaton/ VCU Graduate Research Seminar

November 29, 2018

James Beaton, VCU Graduate Research Seminar (Farrell)


November 27, 2018, Estheban Osorio Franco/ VCU Graduate Literature Seminar

November 27, 2018

Estheban Osorio Franco, VCU Graduate Literature Seminar (Hartman)