The mission of the Interdisciplinary Life Science Consortium (ILSC) is to foster a culture of interdisciplinary research in life sciences and to act as a catalyst for promoting interaction, exchanging of ideas and collaboration among life science researchers at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
If you are organizing a seminar and wish to include it in this list for maximum exposure and attendance, please contact Sue Johnson by e-mail or phone (218-726-6397)
Monday, Dec. 2, 2013
Symposium: "Recent Revelopments in Natriuretic Peptide Research in Minnesota: Cardiovascular and Auditory Translational Research"
Organizers: Lincoln Potter, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota Medical School-Twin Cities Campus), John Burnett, M.D. (Mayo Clinic, Rochester), George Trachte, Ph.D. and Janet Fitzakerley, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota Medical School-Duluth Campus)
Title 1: "Guanylyl Cyclase Receptor Activation and Its Translational Application"
Speaker 1: Lincoln Potter, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Medical School-Twin Cities
Title 2: "Innovative Natriuretic Peptide Therapeutics for Cardiometabolic Disease."
Speaker 2: John Burnett, MD, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Title 3: "Impact of Natriuretic Peptides on Hearing"
Speaker 3: George Trachte, Ph.D. & Janet Fitzakerley, Ph.D., Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of MN Medical School Duluth
Time/Place: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM / Library Rotunda, University of Minnesota Duluth, 416 Library Drive.
Host: Duluth Medical Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth
Title: "Phytoplankton ecology: Integrative research from single cells to systems"
Speaker: Dr. Alina Corcoran, Research Scientist, Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission. (Dr. Corcoran is a candidate for a joint Biology/LLO faculty position)
Time/Place: 4:00 – 5:00 PM / 130 School of Medicine
Host: Biology/LLO Search Committee, Sergei Katsev, chair, email@example.com, 726-6057
Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013
Title: "PI3K Pathway in Cancer"
Speaker: Peter K. Vogt, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, The Scripps Research Institute
Time/Place: 12 PM / SMed 263 (via ITV)
Host: MCC, Weekly Masonic Cancer Seminar Series
Title: "Ecogeomorphic feedbacks between marshes, climate change, and people"
Speaker: Glenn Guntenspergen, Research Ecologist, U.S.G.S
Time/Place: 2:00 PM / Swenson Science Building (SSB) 202
Host: Randall Hicks, SCSE Biology & WRS, 726-8438, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013
No seminars scheduled
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
Title: "Revealing the Ice-Covered Geology of Antarctica by Proxy Sampling, Geophysical Imaging, and Deep Drilling"
Speaker: John Goodge, professor, Department of Geological Sciences, UMD
Time/Place: 3:30 pm / Life Science 175
Host: SCSE Geological Sciences, 726-7491, email@example.com
Title: "Remote Sensing of Water: Mixing Measurements and Models"
Speaker: Nick Tufillaro, research associate, Oregon State University
Time/Place: 4:00 PM / ABAH 245
Host: Sergei Katsev, SCSE Physics/LLO, 726-6057, firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, Dec. 6, 2013
Title: "Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) to Evaluate Accelerated Weathering of Polymer Coatings"
Speaker: Brian Hinderliter, associate professor, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, UMD
Time/Place: 3:00 PM / LSci 175
Host: John Evans, SCSE Chemistry & Biochemistry, 218-726-7232, email@example.com
Title: "Visual Sensitivities of Lake Superior Fishes"
Speaker: Kelly Harrington, Integrated Biosciences Master's candidate
Time/Place: 3:15 pm, 187 LSci
Host: Allen Mensinger, Professor, UMD Biology, firstname.lastname@example.org. 726-7259