Weekly Seminars List

Upcoming Events

Now-April 2018, “To Really See: Exploring the Medication Taking Experience”, A Traveling Art Exhibition held at Cargill Hall, St. Luke’s Hospital, and Bio-Medical Library, For more information contact Jes Reyes at jreyes@resource-mn.org or (612)752-8282.
April 11, “2018 Innovations in Virus Research Lecture Series: Dr. Gregory A. Smith, PhD”, Institute for Molecular Virology, 12:00pm-1:00pm, 3-110 Moos Tower, University of Minnesota.
May 15, “2018 Institute for Molecular Virology Annual Symposium”, 8:30am-4:00pm, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota.
June 9-10, “2nd Gordon Research Seminar on Bioorganic Chemistry”, Proctor Academy, Andover, New Hampshire, For additional GRS details, updates, and application, please visit https://www.grc.org/bioorganic-chemistry-grs-conference/2018/.
June 22, “Pharmacogenomics Conference: Genomic Testing to Individualize Drug Therapy”, 7:00am-5:00pm, McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota. Contact pgxconf@umn.edu for more information.

Monday, March 19

Michael Gale, Jr., PhD, Professor
Dept. Immunology, University of Washington, Seattle
11:30am, 1-125 CCRB (MICaB Seminar)
Ryan Nasti, Graduate Student
College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
Generating Meristem Specific Gene Edits
12:15pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (GCD Seminar)

Tuesday, March 20

David Masopust, PhD, Professor
Dept. Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, University of Minnesota
Repurposing Antiviral Immunity to Fight Tumors
9:00am, 1-125 CCRB (MCC Seminar)
Jintanant Anaworanich, MD, PhD, Associate Director for Therapeutics Research
US Military HIV Research Program (MHRP)
12:00pm, 1-101 MRF (IIRC Seminar)
Michael Fealey, Graduate Student
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:20pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)
Charles Maldarelli, DES, MS, Professor
Dept. Chemical Engineering, Levich Institute, City College of New York
Continuum and Molecular Dynamic Studies of the Hydrodynamics of Colloid Particles at a Fluid Interface
1:25pm, B-75 Amundson Hall (CEMS Seminar)
Wenqiu Zhang, Graduate Student
Dept. Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota
The Application of Ph-Responsive Electrospun Fibers in Colon-Targeted Drug Delivery System
3:00pm, 5-125 Moos Tower (Pharmaceutics Seminar)
Malia Gehan, PhD, Assistant Member
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Low-Cost High-Throughput Phenotyping to Quantify Natural Variation in Chenopodium Quinoa
3:30pm, 105 Cargill (PMB Seminar)

Wednesday, March 21

Hossein Ardehali, MD, PhD, Professor
Depts. Medicine (Cardiology) & Pharmacology, Northwestern University School of Medicine
Novel Mitochondrial and Metabolic Processes in Cardiovascular Disease
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (LHI Seminar)
Kelsey Moore, Graduate Student
Dept. Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Investigation of Glutamatergic Circuitry Underlying Copulatory Reward in Female Syrian Hamsters
12:00pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GPN Seminar)
Vaishnavi Soundararajan, BPharm, PharmD, Masters Student
Dept. Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Role of Transporters in Topiramate Pharmacokinetics
12:20pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (ECP Seminar)
Sharon Gerecht, PhD, Professor
Dept. Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Oncology, Johns Hopkins University
Inaugural SCI Stem Cell Bioengineering Lecture: Physiochemical Cues to Regulate Vasculature Differentiation and Assembly
1:15pm, 1-110 MTRF (SCI Seminar)
Johnathan Oliver, PhD, Assistant Professor
Div. Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota
Dynamics of Anaplasma Phagocytophilum Infection in the Tick Host
3:00pm, 125 ASVM Building (CVM Seminar)
Rebecca A. Montgomery, PhD, Associate Professor
Dept. Forest Resources, University of Minnesota
3:30pm, 335 Borlaug (EEB Seminar)
Jing Qian, PhD, Assistant Professor
Dept. Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Threshold Regression to Accommodate a Censored Covariate
3:30am, 3-125 Mayo Memorial Building (Biostatistics Seminar)
Heather H. Gustafson, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow
Walter and Eliza Hall Medical Institute, University of Washington
3:35pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (BME Graduate Seminar)
Ron Kopito, PhD, Professor
Dept. Biology, Stanford University
Making the Right Choice: Client Specificity in ER Protein Quality Control
4:00pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (19th Goldberg Lecture in Signal Transduction and Metabolism)

Thursday, March 22

Yahor Savich, Graduate Student
School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota
Myosin Orientation in a Functioning Muscle Fiber with High Angular Resolution
10:10am, 120 PAN (Biophysics Seminar)
Kathryn Cullen, MD, Associate Professor and Division Chief
Dept. Psychiatry, University of Minnesota
Potential Pharmacological Approaches to Address Non-Suicidal Self-Injurious Behavior in Adolescents
11:15am, 4-204 MTRF (CODR Seminar)
Serina Robinson & Frankie Sjaastad, Graduate Students
Dept. Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, University of Minnesota
Biosynthesis of Microbial β-lactone Natural Products & Sepsis Inhibits Pre-existing Ag-specific Memory CD4 T Cell-mediated Immunity
12:00pm, 2-102 CMRR (MICaB Seminar)
Robert Koza, PhD, Faculty Scientist
Center for Molecular Medicine, Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Evidence for Mesoderm Specific Transcript as an ‘Epigenetic Determinant’ for Obesity
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (IBP Seminar)
Kyle Roux, PhD, Associate Professor
Dept. Pediatrics, University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine
Tracking Protein Footprints with BioID
12:15pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GCD Seminar)
Moshe Szyf, PhD, James McGill Professor
Dept. Pharmacology, McGill University
How Experience is Registered in Our DNA – A Role for DNA Methylation
3:00pm, 2-690 Moos Tower (Epigenetic Consortium Seminar)
Ophelia S. Venturelli, PhD, Assistant Professor
Dept. Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison
3:30pm, 239 Gortner Lab (BTI Seminar)
Harvey Arbit, PhD, MBA, Professor
Dept. Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, University of Minnesota
The Role of Regulatory Affairs in the Pharmaceutical Industry: The Rewards and the Conflicts on the Way to the Market
3:30pm, 7-193/195 Weaver-Densford Hall (SAPh Seminar)

Friday, March 23

Keith Humphreys, PhD, Esther Ting Memorial Professor
Dept. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Responding to the Opioid Addiction and Overdose Epidemic
11:30am, 3-125 Mayo Memorial Building (HPM Seminar)
Dori Henderson, PhD, Assistant Director of TRiCAM Laboratory
Dept. Clinical Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
12:00pm, 239 Gortner Lab (BTI/MicrobeTech Seminar)

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Below is a list of chemical biology-related seminars for the week of March 18th.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry