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13th annual Long Lecture to feature Case Western Reserve chemist

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Dr. Blanton Tolbert

Dr. Blanton Tolbert

NEW WILMINGTON, Pa. (WC)-- Dr. Blanton Tolbert, chemistry professor at Case Western Reserve University, will provide the 13th annual Ken and Nancy Long Chemistry Lecture at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, via Zoom.

Tolbert’s lecture, “RNA Viruses: A Chemist’s Approach to Discovering Antiviral Targets,” will discuss his latest research to understand the molecular mechanisms RNA viruses use to express their genomes.

Presented by Westminster’s Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, the lecture series is funded by Dr. Ken Long, Westminster professor of chemistry emeritus, and his wife, Nancy, to invite chemists to speak with students on campus.

For more information or to obtain a Zoom passcode, please contact Dr. Peter Smith, professor of chemistry and chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, at or 724-946-7299.


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