Weekly Seminars List

Upcoming Events

April 12-16, 2021 – “2021 IEM Innovation Week”, seven events. For more details go to https://www.iem.umn.edu/iem-innovation-week-2021
May 26, 2021 – “2021 Chemical Biology Interface Training Grant (CBITG) Symposium”. Details to come.

Monday, March 1

Heather Hickman
Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and Microbiology, NIAID/DIR
Antiviral Effector Cell Biology in Lymphoid and Peripheral Tissues
12pm, Zoom Webcast (MICaB Invited Speaker Seminar Series)
Patricia Claudio Vazquez, Graduate Student (Advisor: Branden Moriarity)
Dept. Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Targeted Correction of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID) of Athabascan-speaking Natives
12pm, Zoom Webcast (MCDB&G Seminar)
Anthony Albecker, Director
McNair Scholars Program, University of Minnesota
The McNair Scholars Program is a Federally Funded, Graduate School Preparation and Research Program for Students Who are of Low Income, First Generation College, and Unverrepresented Backgrounds
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (APS Seminar Series)
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Carlijn Bouten, Professor & Chair
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology
Materials-Driven In-Situ Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (BME Seminar Series)

Tuesday, March 2

Jennifer Yeh, Assistant Professor
Dept. Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School
Improving Pediatric Cancer Outcomes with Decision Modeling
9am, Zoom Webcast (Masonic Cancer Center Seminar)
Judee Sharon, Graduate Student
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:20pm, Zoom Webcast (BMBB Student Seminar)
Rodney D. Priestley, Vice Dean for Innovation
Office of the Dean for Research, Princeton University
Molecular dynamics and glass formation of nanoscopically confined polymer
1:25pm, Zoom Webcast (CEMS Seminar Series)
Natalia Norden, Coordinator
Dept. Tropical Plan Ecology and Evolution, Instituto Alexander von Humboldt
3pm, Zoom Webcast (PMB Seminar)
Giovanni Traverso, Assistant Professor
Dept. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
GI Device Development in a Few Movements
3pm, Zoom Webcast (Pharmaceutics Seminar Series)
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Blair (Velvet) Journigan, Assistant Professor
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, Marshall University
Structure-based Design of Novel Biphenyl Amide Antagonists of TRPM8 for Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (Medicinal Chemistry Seminar Series)

Wednesday, March 3

Sanjiv M. Narayan, Professor
Dept. Medicine, Stanford University
Treating Patients with Complex Arrhythmias Using Computational Phenotypes
12pm, Zoom Webcast (LHI Seminar)
Mingzi Xu, Postdoctoral Fellow
Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Genetics, University of Minnesota
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (EEB Seminar Series)
Michelle Lamere, Assistant Director
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (BME Seminar Series)
Erica Moodie, William Dawson Scholar
Dept. Biostatistics, McGill University
Preserving Privacy in Estimating Individualized Treatment Rules from Distributed Data Collection Sites
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (Division of Biostatistics Seminar Series)
John McGrath, Professor
Dept. Molecular Dermatology, Kings College London
New Treatments for Old Skin Diseases
4pm, Zoom Webcast (SCI Seminar Series)

Thursday, March 4

Julie A. Kovacs, Professor
Dept. Chemistry, University of Washington
A Thiolate-Ligated Fe(III)-Superoxo Complex That Cleaves Strong C-H Bonds
9:45am, Zoom Webcast (Chemistry Departmental Seminar)
Roberto Alonso-Matilla, Postdoctoral Associate
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
Self-organization and force generation in active living systems
11:15am, Zoom Webcast (Biophysics Seminar)
Jill C. Tardiff, Professor
Dept. Medicine, University of Arizona Health Sciences
12pm, Zoom Webcast (IBP Seminar Series)
Dira Putri, Graduate Student (Advisor: Ryan Langlois)
Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology (MICaB) graduate program, University of Minnesota
The Dirty Mouse Model as a Platform to Study InnateImmune Barriers to Virus Transmission
12pm, Zoom Webcast (MICaB Student Seminar Series)
Chenwei Yan, Student
Dept. Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
The Adrenoleukodystrophy National Registry Study
12:15pm, Zoom Webcast (CODR Seminar Series)
Arun Kumar, SAPh PhD student
Social and Administrative Pharmacy Graduate Program, University of Minnesota
Comparative Effectiveness and Safety of P2Y12 Inhibitors in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients Following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (SAPh Seminar (Phar 6250/SAPh 8100))
Mike Sadowsky, Professor
Dept. Soil, Water, and Climate, University of Minnesota
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (Special BTI & PMB Series)

Friday, March 5

Tanya Stoyanova, Assistant Professor
Dept. Radiology, Stanford University
Development of New Biomarkers and Therapeutic Strategies for Lethal Prostate Cancer
10am, Zoom Webcast (Pharmacology Seminar Series)
John Fieberg, Associate Professor
Dept. Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota
Species-habitat-association models: Spatial data, predictive models, and ecological insights
12pm, Zoom Webcast (ConSci Seminar Series)
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Amy Yang, Assistant Professor
Medical School, University of Minnesota Duluth
Cortical representations of social deficits gated by cerebellum dysregulation
3pm, Zoom Webcast (SCSE Seminar Series)
Matt Danley, Master's Student (Advisor: Victor Lai)
Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry & Dept. Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota Duluth
Characterization of Porous Polyvinylidene Fluoride for Use as a Biosensor
3pm, Zoom Webcast (Chemical Engineering Seminar Series)
Adeesha Jayathilaka, Master's Student (Advisors: Anne Hinderliter & Jacob Wainman)
Dept. Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Minnesota Duluth
Evaluation of Interdisciplinary Problem-Solving Skills of Chemistry and Biochemistry Majors
3:30pm, Zoom Webcast (UMD Chemistry & Biochemistry Seminar Series)


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