Marywood University to Present Guest Lecturer at the Local American Chemical Society Meeting

SCRANTON, PA (January 19, 2016)—Marywood University’s science department will host guest lecturer, Beth Haas, Ph.D., who will present “Random walks in virtual places: Modeling molecular diffusion on bacterial membranes,” at the local meeting of the American Chemical Society, which is sponsored by Marywood University. The lecture will take place on Wednesday, February 10, 2016, at 7 p.m., in the Center for Natural and Health Sciences, Room 203.

Dr. Haas is an assistant professor of chemistry at Misericordia University. She earned her bachelor of science degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she worked with Dr. Charles Lake. Dr. Haas received her master of science degree and her doctoral degree in chemistry in the lab of Dr. Julie Biteen at the University of Michigan. In addition to biophysical chemistry, her research interests include solid-state synthesis, semiconducting and fluorescent materials, and chemistry education.

For additional information about the lecture at Marywood University, please contact Mary Lynn Grayeski, assistant professor of science at Marywood University, at (570) 348-6211, ext. 4598, or email