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Swenson College of Science & Engineering

WEEKLY SEMINARS:


AMay 1 - May 8, 2015


Monday, May 04, 2015

Title:  “Innovative Process Research for Sustainable Extractive Metallurgy

Speaker:  Dr. Dawei Yu

                        [NOTE:  Dr Yu is a MN Drive faculty candidate in Chemical Engineering]

Time/Place:  3:00 PM/ LSBE 118

Host:  Richard Davis, SCSE Department of Chemical Engineering, 726-6162,rdavis@d.umn.edu

Tuesday, May 05, 2015

Title: “Two Undergraduate Research Projects

Speakers: Tracy Bibelnieks (Faculty), Matthew Beaulieu, Laura Crites, Cassidy Hallaway, Dani Huse, Richard Ragan, Dylan Smith, Bjorn Stohlhammer, Marcus Walker & Sarah Anderson (students)

Time/Place: 3:00 PM / Chem 150

Host: Joseph Gallian, SCSE Department of Mathematics & Statistics, 726-7576, jgallian@d.umn.edu

 

Title #1:  "Peptide Structure Dependence on Internal Residue Interaction and Membrane Binding"

Speaker #1:  Katie Dunleavy, MS student, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMD

Time/Place:  4:00 PM / SCC 120

Host #1:  Anne Hinderliter, SCSE Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-7062, ahinderl@d.umn.edu

Title #2:  "Functionalized Allylbromides as Pharmacological Tools: A Case Application for the Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer"

Speaker #2:  Lucas Solano, MS student, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, UMD

Time/Place:  4:00 PM / SCC 120

Host #2:  Steven Berry, SCSE Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, 726-6766,vmereddy@d.umn.edu

 

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Title:  “Lean product design measurement development

Speaker:  Amin Sabzivand, Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, UMD

Time/Place:  12:00 p.m. / 290 Engineering Building

Host:  Ping Zhao, SCSE Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, 726-8802,zhaop@d.umn.edu

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Title: "Unraveling the climate history of tropical East Africa: recent advances"

Speaker: Thomas Johnson, professor, Large Lakes Observatory and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, UMD

Time/Place: 1 PM / MWAH 195 

Host: Sergei Katsev, SCSE Department of Physics, 726-6057, skatsev@d.umn.edu

 

Title: “Two Undergraduate Research Projects

Speakers: Miranda Steinmetz and Haitao Shang

Time/Place: 3:00 PM / Chem 150

Host: Joseph Gallian, SCSE Department of Mathematics & Statistics, 726-7576, jgallian@d.umn.edu

 

Title:  "Beyond-GWAS: rare variant analysis and functional follow up identify and validate new genes for Parkinson disease and cardiovascular endophenotypes

Speaker: Dr. Nathan Pankratz, assistant professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology,

University of Minnesota Medical School, UMTC

Time/Place: 3:30 – 4:30 PM / 130 School of Medicine

Host: Matthew Slattery, DMED Department of Biomedical Sciences, 726-7223,mslatter@d.umn.edu

 

Title: “Gathering for Health: My Secret Life in SMed 279”

Speaker: Ben Aronson, Pharm.D., PhD Student, Graduate Program in Social and Administrative Pharmacy, 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, May 08, 2015

Title: “Experimental Mixing in a North-Temperate Lake: Examination of Variability in Spatial Autocorrelation in FIsh and Zooplankton Populations

Speaker: Emily Heald, IBS Master's candidate

Time/Place:  3:15 PM / LSci 185

Host:  Tom Hrabik, SCSE Department of Biology, 726-7626, thrabik@d.umn.edu

 

If you are organizing a seminar and wish to include it in this list for maximal exposure and attendance.

Please Contact Sue Johnson 
sdjohnso@d.umn.edu 218-726-6397
For an update: http://www.d.umn.edu/ilsc/index.html


Toothpick Bridge Competition

(Highspeed Video)

Hundreds of students from high schools in northeastern Minnesota and northwestern Wisconsin recently gathered at the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD) to see how much weight a toothpick and glue structure could support. (read more)


Faculty within the University of Minnesota Duluthís Swenson College of Science and Engineering (SCSE) recently received three of the four grant awards to UMD for learning innovation from the University of Minnesota Provostís Office and their Center for Educational Innovation


Byron SteinmanByron Steinman Published in Science Magazine

A faculty member new to University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD), Byron Steinman, has already distinguished himself as the lead author of a research paper published by Science Magazine. (read more)

 

 


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