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Past Seminars

March 2012

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Title: "Sampling in Population Networks"
Speaker: Katie St. Clair, Department of Mathematics, Carleton College
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; 120 SCC
Host: Dr. Joe Gallian, SCSE, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Title: "Tales from the UMD Alumni: Employment in the Environmental Field"
Speakers: Suzanne Hattenberger (Manager, Environmental Operations) and Scott Carney (Project Manager, BNSF Railway Company) and Kennedy/Jenks Consultants
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; Life Science 175
Host: Dr. Christian Gallup, SCSE, Department of Geological Sciences, cgallup@d.umn.edu, 726-8984

Friday, March 2, 2012

Title: "Building and Remodeling Neurons in C. elegans"
Speaker:Dr. David Miller, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology and Professor of Biological Science, Vanderbilt University
Time/Place: 12:00 PM; 179 SMed (ITV), 2-690 Moos Tower
Host: DMRI

Title 1: "Instability in Human Synaptotagmin I: A Thermodynamic Basis for Negative Inter-Domain Coupling"
Speaker 1: Michael Fealey, UMD Chemistry & Biochemistry MS Student
Title 2: "TBD"
Speaker 2: Peggy Walsh, UMD Chemistry & Biochemistry MS Student
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; Chem 200
Host: SCSE, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7212

Title: "InSciEd out Zebrafish Molecular Genetics in the 21st Century"
Speaker: Stephen C. Ekker, Ph.D. Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; 185 LSci
Host: Dr. Jennifer Liang, SCSE Department of Biology,726-7681

Monday, March 5, 2012

Title: "Mimicry of Information-rich Protein Surfaces with Peptidic Foldamers"
Speaker: Sam Gellman, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Time/Place: 12:00 – 1:00 PM, 144 Life Science / Rm 105, 717 Delaware Building
Host: Chemical Biology Initiative

Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Title: "From Concept to Product"
Speaker: Daniel Waseen, Senior Software Engineer, Honeywell Corp., Minneapolis, MN
Time/Place: 12:00 – 1:00 PM; MWAH 102
Host: Dr. Jing Bai, Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Title: "Minnesota Water Sustainability-Looking Far Into the Future"
Speaker: Dr. Deborah L. Swackhamer, Program Director, Resources center, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; Chem 200
Host: Christina Gallup, SCSE, Geological Sciences, cgallup@d.umn.edu, 726-8984

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Title: "The Color Purple: From Royalty to Laboratory"
Speaker: Kristine Krafts, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota Medical School Duluth
Time/Place: 3:00 - 4:00 PM, SMed 130
Host: Duluth Medical Research Institute, Medical School Duluth, DMRI@d.umn.edu

Friday, March 9, 2012

Title 1: "TBD"
Speaker 1: Samantha Jaworski, UMD Chemistry & Biochemistry MS Student
Title 2: "TBD"
Speaker 2: Chase Gomez, UMD Chemistry & Biochemistry MS Student
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; Chem 200
Host: SCSE, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7212

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Title: "Cyanobacterial hemoglobins: A new light on an ancient family of proteins"
Speaker: Professor Juliette Lecomte, Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University
Time/Place: 3:00 PM, SMed 130
Host: Interdisciplinary Life Science Consortium (ILSC), Ahmed Heikal (x7036, aaheikal@d.umn.edu)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Title: "An Update on Pancreatic Cancer"
Speaker:Selwyn Vickers, M.D., Jay Phillips Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota
Time/Place: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.; 450 Masonic Cancer Research Building
Host: Masonic Cancer Center Seminar Series

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Title: "Metabolic Engineering of Catharanthus roseus Hairy Roots for Terpenoid Indole Alkaloid Production"
Speaker: Dr. Guy Sander, UMD Chemical Engineering
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; EduE 16
Host: SCSE, Department of Chemical Engineering

Title: "Bayesian Inverse Prediction Modeling of Unobservable Time to Treatment Threshold using Auxiliary Longitudinal Data"
Speaker: Miranda L. Lynch, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health
Time/Place: 4 PM; 130 Solon Campus Center
Host: SCSE, Department of Mathematics & Statistics

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Title: "Transitions of Care: A Pharmacist’s Role in Optimizing Patient Outcomes"
Speaker: Gina Rozinka, SAPh graduate student, University of Minnesota
Time/Place: 3:30 – 5:00 PM; 160 Life Science / 7-193/195 Weaver-Densford Hall
Host: Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Title: "Modeling and Measuring The Morphology of Fossil Algal Structures: Do The Mesabi Range Stromatolites Hold Clues To Continent Orientation and The Dynamics of The Ancient Earth-Moon System?"
Speaker: Dr. Gregory Ojakangas, associate professor, Department of Physics, Drury University
Time/Place: 3:30 PM; Life Science 175
Host: Ron Morton, SCSE, Geological Sciences, rmorton@d.umn.edu, 726-7218

Friday, March 23, 2012

Title (Event): "Bridging Practice and Learning for Interprofessional Collaboration: Making It Work"
Time/Place: 8-10:30 AM; 165 Med (ITV), Coffman Theater, Coffman Memorial Union
Host: Minnesota Area Health Education Center Network, the AHC Office of Education and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute. University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education, the Institute of Medicine’s Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education

Title 1: "Development of New Oxidizing Systems Based on Hypervalent Iodine"
Speaker 1: Margarita Geraskina, MS Degree Candidate
Title 2: "Proteomic Identification of Cleavage Sites for BACE1, BACE2 and Their Isoforms"
Speaker 1: Nicole Heinks, MS Degree Candidate
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; Chem 200
Host: SCSE, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7212, umdchem@d.umn.edu

Title: "TBA"
Speaker: Allison Coffin, assistant professor, Washington State University Vancouver, Neuroscience Program
Time/Place: 3:15 PM; 185 LSci
Host: Dr. Al Mensinger (amensing@d.umn.edu), SCSE, Department of Biology

Monday, March 26, 2012

Title: "Chemical Biology of Translesion Synthesis and the Regulation by Reversible Ubiquitylation"
Speaker: Zhihao Zhang, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Delaware
Time/Place: 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.; 302 Heller Hall / Room 105, 717 Delaware Building
Host: Masonic Cancer Center Seminar Series

Title: "Assessment of the Power Grid Reliability for North America"
Speaker: Tom Ferguson, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, UMD
Time/Place: Noon-12:50 pm / EduE 51
Host: Hongyi Chen, SCSE, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, 726-6836, honchen@d.umn.edu

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Title: "Research Topics"
Speaker: Faculty of the UMD Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Time/Place: 3 PM / SCC 130
Host: Dalibor Froncek, Department of Mathematics & Statistics, 726-7958, dfroncek@d.umn.edu

Title: "Sulfur and Carbon Controls on Mercury Methylation in St. Louis River Estuary Sediment"
Speaker: Brian Beck
Time/Place: 3:30 PM / SCIV 231
Host: Brian Beck, Department of Civil Engineering, 726-6432, beck0744@umn.edu

Title: "Synthesis of Performance Testing of Asphalt Concrete"
Speaker: Philip Koktan
Time/Place: 3:30 PM / SCIV 231
Host: Brian Beck, Department of Civil Engineering, 726-6432, beck0744@umn.edu

Title: "Biogeochemical Records of Past Climate Change From Large Tropical Lakes"
Speaker: Dr. Scott Clark, Assistant Professor, Department of Geology, University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire
Time/Place: 3:30 PM; Life Science 175
Host: Christian Gallup, SCSE, Geological Sciences, cgallup@d.umn.edu, 726-8984

Title: "Cost Effectiveness of Medication Therapy Management"
Speaker: Ahmed Soliman, SAPh graduate student, University of Minnesota
Time/Place: 3:30 – 5:00 PM, 160 Life Science / 7-193/195 Weaver-Densford Hall
Host: Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Friday, March 30, 2012

Title 1: "Polylactic Acid (PLA): A Closer Look at the Commodity Biopolymer"
Speaker 1: Paul Steffen, MS Candidate
Title 2: "Tryptanthrin Derivatives as Toxoplasma Gondii Inhibitors: Synthesis and Characterization of Substituted Tryptanthrins"
Speaker 2: Nik Czerniecki, MS Candidate
Time/Place: 3:00 PM; Chem 200
Host: SCSE, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7212, umdchem@d.umn.edu

Title: "Targeting the LOX/COX Dual Pathway: Blood-Brain Barrier Repair in Epilepsy"
Speaker: Björn Bauer, assistant professor, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy
Time/Place: 3:15 PM; 185 LSci
Host: Dr. Jennifer Liang (joliang@d.umn.edu), SCSE, Department of Biology

 

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