CU to Hear U of L Chemistry Professor

By Joan C. McKinney, news and publications coordinator


CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Dr. Michael Nantz, professor of chemistry at the University of Louisville, will speak at Campbellsville University Friday, Feb. 20, at 10 a.m. in room 15 of the Administration Building.

Everyone is invited to the seminar, tentatively titled “New Materials and Methods for Non-Viral Gene Therapy.”

Dr. Nantz is a native Kentuckian and a graduate of Western Kentucky University, where he received his B.S in 1981. From there he obtained a PhD at Purdue University in 1987 followed by post doctorate work at MIT. He joined the faculty of the University of California at Davis in 1989. After 17 years in California, he returned to Kentucky in 2006. Nantz is a professor in the Chemistry Department at the University of Louisville.

He taught at the University of California at Davis before joining the University of Louisville faculty.

Dr. Chris Mullins, assistant professor of chemistry, invites everyone to attend.

Campbellsville University is a private, comprehensive institution located in South Central Kentucky. Founded in 1906, Campbellsville University is affiliated with the Kentucky Baptist Convention and has an enrollment of 2,601 students who represent 93 Kentucky counties, 27 states and 31 foreign nations. Listed in U.S.News & World Report’s 2009 “America’s Best Colleges,” CU is ranked 22nd in “Best Baccalaureate Colleges” in the South for the second consecutive year. CU has been ranked 16 consecutive years with U.S.News & World Report. The university has also been named to America’s Best Christian Colleges®. Campbellsville University is located 82 miles southwest of Lexington, Ky., and 80 miles southeast of Louisville, Ky. Dr. Michael V. Carter is in his tenth year as president.

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