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.

Monday, October 16

Kathryns Haskins, Professor
Dept. Immunology and Microbiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (MICaB Seminar)
Garett Heineck, Graduate Student
Dept. Horticultural Science, University of Minnesota
Perennial Ryegrass in Minnesota: Meta-Analysis, Breeding Methods and a Microbe
3:30pm, 306 Borlaug Hall (Horticultural Science Seminar)
Jillian Buriak, Professor
Dept. Chemistry and the National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta
Directed Self-Assembly for Nanolithgraphy: Writing with Polymers
4:00pm, 331 Smith Hall (Special Chemistry Seminar)

Tuesday, October 17

Babak Mehrara, MD Chief, Plastic & Reconstructive Service Chair
Dept. Surgery. Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Microsurgery and Breast Cancer Reconstruction
9:00am, 1-125 CCRB (MCC Seminar)
Ginger Shultz, Professor
Dept. Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Exploring the Nature of Graduate Student Instructors’ Knowledge for Teaching Chemistry
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Chemistry Seminar)
Kassidy Tompkins & Michael Lopresti
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
Student Seminars
12:20pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)
Betsy Hirsch, Professor
Dept. Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
1:00pm, 1-101 MRF (IIRC Seminar)
Ichiro Takeuchi, Professor
Dept. Materials Science and Engineering, University of Maryland
Combinatorial Experimentation and Machine Learning for Materials Discovery
1:25pm, B-75 Amundson Hall (CEMS Seminar)
Suresh Swaminathan, Researcher 6
Dept. Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota
Blood-Brain Barrier Path to Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Discovery: Road to Knowware
3:00pm, 5-125 Moos Tower (Pharmaceutics Seminar)
Eric Olson, Chief Scientific Officer
Syros Pharmaceuticals
Discovering and Developing Therapies for Cystic Fibrosis That Restore Function to the Defective CFTR Protein
3:30pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (Medicinal Chemistry Seminar)
Jillian Buriak, Professor
Dept. Chemistry and the National Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Alberta
The Transition to a Low-Carbon World: It’s Here and it’s OK
7:00pm, 100 Smith Hall (Covestro Lecture in Sustainability/Chemistry Seminar)

Wednesday, October 18

Joseph Muretta, Research Assistant Professor
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
Lysine Acetylation Tunes Force Generation by a Mitotic Kinesin Upregulated in Gliomblastoma
12:00pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GPN Seminar)
Patrick Seale, Associate Professor
Dept. Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Pennsylvania
Molecular and Metabolic Regulation of Brown and Beige Fat
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (LHI Lecture)
Scott Luisi, Graduate Student
Dept. Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Clinical and Experimental Applications of Pharmaco-EEG
12:20pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (ECP Seminar)
Kimbery D. Tanner, Director
Science Education Partnership & Assessment Laboratory (SEPAL), San Francisco State University
Collectively Improving Our Science Teaching: Department-wide Efforts in Scientific Teaching that Produced Classroom Transformation, Unanticipated Discoveries, and Scholarly Publications
3:00pm, 2-122 MCB (BTL Seminar)
Meggan Craft, Assistant Professor
Dept. Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota
Understanding and Controlling the Spread of Disease within and Between Animal Populations
3:00pm, Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine Building (Veterinary Medicine Seminar)
Nigel Raine, Professor
School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph
3:30pm, 335 Borlaug Hall (EEB Seminar)
Daniel Halsey, Founder and President
SouthWoods Ecosystems, HCSI, Inc.
International Projects and Ecological Design
3:30pm, 306 Borlaug Hall (Horticultural Science Seminar)
Brigitte Gomperts, MD, Associate Professor
Dept. Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of California, Los Angeles
An Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Model of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Sheds New Light on the Disease Pathogenesis
4:00pm, 1-110 MTRF (SCI Seminar)
Jennifer Westendorf, Professor
Dept. Orthopedic Surgery and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic
Essential Functions of Hdac3 in Musculoskeletal Development
4:00pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)

Thursday, October 19

Francesco Paesani, Professor
Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry, Materials Science and Engineering, San Diego Supercomputer Center, University of California, San Diego
Understanding Hydration, One Water Molecule at a Time
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Chemistry Seminar)
Jeff Bishop, Associate Professor
Dept. Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Pharmacogenomic Guideline Evaluations of Neuropsychiatric Medications and Implications for Younger Patient Populations
11:15am, 4-204 MTRF (CODR Seminar)
Adam Cheng, Graduate Student
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
A Novel Viral Mechanism to Counteract APOBEC-Mediated Restriction
12:00pm, 2-102 CMRR (MICaB Seminar)
Manuel Leonetti, Postdoctoral Associate
Dept. Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco
GFP-Omics: Endogenous GFP Tagging of the Human Genome
12:15pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GCD Seminar)
Chris Seiler & Jenna Fernandez, Graduate Students
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Chemical Biology of DNA Methylation and Demethylation
3:00pm, 2-120 Weaver-Densford Hall (Epigenetics Seminar)

Friday, October 20

Francesca-Fang Liao, Professor
Dept. Pharmacology, University of Tenessee Health Science Center
Novel Mechanistic Link between Metabolic Changes and Dementia - Potential Role of miRNAs
10:00am, 2-137 Jackson Hall (Pharmacology Seminar)
Shelly Flagel, Associate Professor
Dept. Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute, University of Michigan
Chasing Ghosts': The Search for the Neural Mechanisms Underlying Aberrant Cue-driven Behavior
12:00pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (Neuroscience Seminar)

Summer 2017

Below is a list of chemical biology-related seminars for the week of October 15th.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry