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Past Seminars

January, 2012

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Title: "Using the Sleeping Beauty system to dissect the genetic mechanisms involved in hepatocellular carcinoma"
Speaker: Vincent Keng, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
Time/Place: 12:00 PM; 263 SMed (ITV)/ 450 Masonic Cancer Research Building
Host: Masonic Cancer Center Seminar

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Title: "Microfabricated Cerebrovascular Tissues for Studying Mechanotransduced Vasospasms and Aneurysms"
Speaker: Patrick Alford, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Time/Place: 12:00 PM, SMed 263 (ITV) / 2-101 Hasselmo Hall
Host: 12:00 PM, SMed 263 (ITV) / 2-101 Hasselmo Hall

Title: "Spectroscopic Probes of Muscle Protein Structural Dynamics" (see details)
Speaker:Professor David D. Thomas, Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; 130 SMed (Refreshments served)
Host: ILSC monthly Seminar, Dr. Anne Hinderliter, SCSE, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (726-7062, ahinderl@d.umn.edu)

Friday, January 20, 2012

Title: "Niche Evolution and Habitat Specialization in California Goldfields (Lasthenia, Asteraceae)"
Speaker: Nancy Emery
Time/Place: 3:15 PM, 185 LSci
Host: Dr. Julie Etterson, SCSE, Department of Biology (726-8110, jetterso@d.umn.edu)

Monday, January 23, 2012

Title: "Building Business Applications in Light Speed using LightSwitch"
Speaker: Beth Massie, Senior Program Manager - Visual Studio BizAppsTeam, Microsoft Corporation
Time/Place: 3:00 - 4:30 PM / Heller Hall 338
Host: Microsoft MORE Program, Department of Computer Science, ACM Cl, halah002@d.umn.edu

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Title: "Viral carcinogenesis: Biophysical Analysis of HTLV-1 Replication"
Speaker: Louis Mansky, Ph.D., School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota
Time/Place: 12:00 - 1:00 PM 263 SMed (ITV) / 450 Masonic Cancer Research Building
Host: Masonic Cancer Center Seminar

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Title: "Valley Evolution In South-Central Minnesota: The Role of Geomorphic History On Modern Sediment Loading"
Speaker: Dr. Karen Gran, Dept of Geological Sciences, UMD
Time/Place: 3:30 PM; 175 LSci
Host: Department of Geological Sciences

Friday, January 27, 2012

Title: "Thermochemical and Biomorphous Precursor Routes to Inorganic Materials"
Speaker: Edward Gillian, Associate Professor, University of Iowa
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; Chem 200
Host: Dr. Victor Nemykin, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 218-726-6729, vnemykin@d.umn.edu

Title: "Assessing Corrosion of Port Infrastructure in the Duluth-Superior Harbor: Microbiological and Water Quality Factors"
Speaker: Ryan Oster, Masters Degree Candidate, Water Resources Science
Time/Place: 3:15 PM; 185 LSci
Host: Dr. Randall Hicks, Professor; UMD Biology (726-8438)

Monday, January 30, 2012

Title: "Deer Detection using Histogram of Gradients Pattern Recognition Method"
Speaker: Jingzhou Wang
Time/Place: Noon - 12:50 PM; EduE 51
Host: Hongyi Chen, SCSE Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, 726-6836, honchen@d.umn.edu

Title: "The Disappearing Art of Experimental Physics"
Speaker: Dr. Peter Bennett, Arizona State
Time/Place: 4:00 PM; MWAH 175
Host: SCSE Department of Physics, 726-7124

Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Title: "Genome-wide hypermutation in breast cancer"
Speaker: Reubin Harris, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysical Department, University of Minnesota
Time/Place: 12:00 - 1:00 PM 263 SMed (ITV) / 450 Masonic Cancer Research Building
Host: Masonic Cancer Center Seminar Series

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