Tuesday, October 25, 2005 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 5

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FACULTY/STAFF NEWS

This past summer Matt Andrews, professor, Department of Biology, was awarded over $500,000 in federal research grants. In June, he received $291,263 from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to investigate “Hibernation Strategies to Improve Recovery from Hemorrhagic Shock.” In July, he received $223,107 from the National Institutes of Health to study “Genes Controlling Heart Function in a Hibernating Mammal.”

Robert Appleton and Catherine Ishino, associate professors, Department of Art and Design, have written articles to be released in the second edition of The Education of a Graphic Designer edited by Steven Heller. It will be released in November and is published by the School of Visual Arts and Alworth Press in New York City.

Sarah Chokyi Bauer, assistant professor, Department of Art and Design, has been invited to present an installation of her work in a group show titled “Multiplicity” at SPACES gallery in Cleveland, Ohio, from November 2005 - January 2006.

Ryan Goei, assistant professor, Department of Communication, has recently published “The Roles of Obligation and Gratitude in Explaining the Effect of Favors on Compliance,” co-authored with Franklin Boster of Michigan State University. This piece is published in the September 2005 issue of Communication Monographs.

Mary Keenan, associate academic advisor, College of Liberal Arts Student Affairs and Advising Center, recently attended the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) conference in Las Vegas, where she received the 2005 NACADA Outstanding Advising Award in the Academic Advising Primary Role category.

Jim Klueg, professor, Department of Art and Design, had work in “Re: Convene, Collect, Create,” an alumni exhibition at Indiana State University in September through October. He was also part of an alumni panel discussion on career paths in art.

James P. Riehl, dean, College of Science and Engineering, was awarded the Gold Medal of the University of Wroclaw Poland in a ceremony held on September 30, 2005. Riehl was recognized for his fifteen years of collaborative research with faculty in the Institute of Chemistry at the university, and for his initiation of summer courses for UMD students co-taught by faculty from UMD and the University of Wroclaw. Riehl also holds an endowed McKnight Presidential Leadership Chair at the University of Minnesota.

Eun-Kyung Suh, assistant professor, Department of Art and Design, will exhibit her recent works at Paperwork In, On and Of Paper II Annual Exhibition at Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles, Missouri from November to January 2006.

NRRI NEWS

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MINNESOTA SEA GRANT NEWS
Douglas Jensen, aquatic invasive species program coordinator, gave a presentation “What’s THAT Doing in Our Water? Plants and Animals Out of Place” to debut the new speaker series “Voices of the Lake” at the Great Lakes Aquarium during October. The aquarium hosted this presentation in recognition of Governor Pawlenty’s Proclamation of October 2005 as Invasive Species Awareness Month in Minnesota.

Jesse Schomberg, coastal communities extension educator, led an exercise on community planning and development for the Douglas County Leadership Institute aboard the L.L. Smith, Jr. vessel on the St. Louis River during September. Schomberg also conducted a workshop on conservation design for the Grand Portage Reservation’s land use committee in Grand Portage during October.

UM MEDICAL SCHOOL-DULUTH NEWS
J.A. Endrizzi, H. Kim, Paul M. Anderson, professor emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and E.P. Baldwin published a manuscript entitled “Crystal structure of Escherichia coli cytidine triphosphate synthetase, a nucleotide-regulated glutamine amidotransferase/ATP-dependent amidoligase fusion protein and homologue of anticancer and antiparasitic drug targets” in Biochemistry 43, 6447-6463 (2004).

J.A. Endrizzi, H. Kim, Paul M. Anderson, professor emeritus, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and E.P. Baldwin published a manuscript entitled "Mechanisms of Product Feedback Regulation and Drug Resistance in Cytidine Triphosphate Synthetases from the Structure of a CTP-Inhibited Complex” in Biochemistry 44, 13491-13499 (2005).

Joshua W. Pyatskowit, Ph.D graduate student in toxicology, and Joseph R. Prohaska, professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, published a manuscript entitled “L-threo 3,4-dihydroxyphenylserine treatment during mouse perinatal and rat postnatal development does not alter the impact of dietary copper deficiency” in the journal Nutritional Neuroscience 8: 173-181 (2005).

COLLEGE OF PHARMACY, DULUTH

Michael Gulseth, assistant professor, presented “The Role of the Inpatient Pharmacy on Transitional Care” at the 2005 annual meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy in San Francisco, California, in October.

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