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May 2014

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Interdisciplinary Monthly Seminar
Title: "Protein Stability and Folding Kinetics in Living Cells"
Speaker: Dr. Martin Gruebele, James R. Eiszner Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Biophysics and Computational Biology, Professor of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL
Time/Place: 3:00 PM / 130 SMed [Refreshments to be served]
Host: Interdisciplinary Life Science Consortium (ILSC), Ahmed Heikal, 726-7036, aaheikal@d.umn.edu

Graduate Mathematics Colloquium
"Breaking Codes by Solving Polynomials: Alegbraic Cryptanalysis"
Speaker: Gregory Bard, University of Wisconsin - Stout
Time/Place: 3:00-4:00PM / SCC 130
Host: Dalibor Froncek, SCSE Mathematics, 726-7958, dfroncek@d.umn.edu

Title: "Environmental and Sustainability Issues Related to CU-Ni Mining"
Speaker: Anne Williamson, Vice President of Environment & Sustainability, Twin Metals Minnesota
Time/Place: 3:30 PM / Life Science 175
Host: Jim Miller, SCSE Geological Sciences, 726-6582, mille066@tc.umn.edu

Title: "A Potpourri of Health Outcomes Studies from Prime Therapeutics (a Pharmacy Benefit Manager)"
Speaker: Patrick Gleason, Pharm.D., Adjunct Professor, PCHS; Director of Health Outcomes, Prime Therapeutics, LLC
Time/Place: 3:30 – 5:00 PM / 160 Life Science (7-193/195 Weaver Densford Hall)
Host: Social and Administrative Pharmacy Graduate Program

Friday, May 2, 2014

16th Annual Undergraduate Symposium
"Lipid-Coated Gold Nanoparticles and their Interactions with Cells in Culture"
Speaker: Dr. Nils Peterson, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Albert
Time/Place: 3:00 PM / Kirby Ballroom
Host:Robert Carlson, SCSE Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7231, rcarlson@d.umn.edu and Erin Sheets,SCSE Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-6046, edsheets@d.umn.edu

Title: "Identification and Characterization of Acid Tolerant Mycobacteria Isolated from Minnesota Pitcher Plants"
Speaker: Phuong Tran, IBS Master's candidate
Time/Place: 3:15 PM/185 LSci
Host: John Dahl, SCSE Biology, 726-6614, jldahl@d.umn.edu

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Title: "Soudan Underground Lab Open House: Free"
Time/Place: First tour 8:15 AM, last tour 3:30 PM; Soudan Underground Lab, Soudan, MN
Host: Rik Gran, SCSE Physics 726-7096, rgran@d.umn.edu

Monday, May 5, 2014

Title: "The Use of Heart Rate Variability Data to Predict, Prevent and Ameliorate Dysfunction"
Speakers: Dr. Carmen Russoniello, Professor and Director, Center for Applied Psychophysiology at East Carolina University
Time/Place: 12:00 - 1:00 PM / School of Medicine, Room 130
Host: Duluth Medical Research Institute (DMRI), 726-8513, fkimmes@d.umn.edu

Title: "Wave Tails in Minkowski, de Sitter FLRW and QED_2"
Speakers: Yi-Zen Chu, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Pennsylvania
Time/Place: 4:00 PM / MWAH 175
Host: SCSE Department of Physics, 726-7124, umdphys@d.umn.edu

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Title: "A Cell 'Ground State' for Cancer"
Speaker: Richard J. Gilbertson, MD, Ph.D., Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center and EVP Lillian R. Cannon Endowed Chair, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Time/Place: 12 PM / SMed 263 (via ITV)
Host: MCC, Weekly Masonic Cancer Seminar Series, 726-6354, cbeeman@d.umn.edu

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Title: "Recent Civil and Environmental Engineering Projects at Minnesota Power"
Speaker: Curt Anderson, Environmental Manager, ALLETE/Minnesota Power
Time/Place: 3:00-4:00PM / 231 SCiv
Host: UMD Civil Engineering, 218-726-6444

Undergraduate Mathematics Colloquium
Speaker: Jasmine Helgeson, Chenxiao Hu and Jing Lv, UMD undergraduate students present their research projects (3 total)
Time/Place: 3:00-4:00PM / SCC 130
Host: Joe Gallian, SCSE Mathematics, 726-7576, jgallian@d.umn.edu

Friday, May 8, 2014

Title: "Engaging with Nature through Drawing"
Speaker: Rachel MaKarrall, Instructor, UMD Biology, 2014 Inspirational Teacher of the Life Sciences Award recipient
Time/Place: 3:15 PM/185 LSci
Host: Timothy Craig, SCSE Biology, 726-8123, tcraig@d.umn.edu

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Title: "Targeting Myc-mediated Cancer Metabolism"
Speaker: Chi Van Dang, M.D, Ph.D., John H. Glick, M.D. Abramson Cancer Center, Director's Professor, Director Abramson Cancer Center, University of Pennsylvania
Time/Place: 12 PM / SMed 263 (via ITV)
Host: MCC, Weekly Masonic Cancer Seminar Series, 726-6354, cbeeman@d.umn.edu

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Title: "The Pharmacology of Drugs in Pregnancy"
Speaker: Jaime Bastian, Pharm.D., Obstetrical-Fetal Pharmacology & Clinical Pharmacokinetics T32/Postdoctoral Scholar, Magee – Womens Hospital & University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Time/Place:3:00-4:00PM / SCC 130
Host:Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences


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