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.

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Monday, January 26, 2015

Undergraduate Colloquium:

Title: "How Hard Are Old School Nintendo Games?"

Speaker: Karl Wimmer, Duquesne University

Time/Place: 3:00-4:00 PM / SCC 120

Host: Joe Gallian, SCSE Department of Mathematics & Statistics, 726-7576,

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

No Seminars

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Title: “Smart Composites”

Speaker: Michael Greminger, associate professor, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, UMD

Time/Place: 12:00 – 12:50 PM / Engr 290

Host: Ping Zhao, SCSE Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 726-8802,

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Title: “Patient Care: An Art or a Science?”

Speaker: Olihe Okoro, Ph.D., MPH, M. Pharm., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Minnesota

Time/Place: 3:30 – 5:00 PM, 160 Life Science / 7-193/195 Weaver Densford Hall

Host: Social and Administrative Pharmacy Graduate Program

Friday, January 30, 2015

Title: "Aromatic Amino Acids: Privileged Side-Chains for Small Molecule Discovery"
Speaker: William Pomerantz, assistant professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

Time/Place: 3-4 PM / Kobilka Lecture Hall, Chem 200

Host: Steven Berry, SCSE Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7087,


Title: “Floristic Quality of Coastal and Inland Wetlands of the Great Lakes Region”

Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Danz, associate professor, University of Wisconsin-Superior

Time/Place: 3:15 PM / LSci 185

Host: Tom Hrabik, SCSE Department of Biology, 726-7626,


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