Weekly Seminars List

Upcoming Events

December 12-15, 2019, “Chemical Biology & Physiology Conference 2019”, Knight Cancer Research Building, Oregon Health & Science University. https://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-medicine/departments....
January 14, 2020, “12th Annual Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Research Symposium", University of Minnesota Rochester Campus (Transportation provided from TC campus). Register here.
March 19, 2020, “Computational Neuroscience Retreat”, UMN Alumni Center
April 9-10, 2020, “8th Minnesota Neuromodulation Symposium”, The Graduate Hotel. https://neuromodulation.umn.edu/
May 4, 2020, “5th Annual Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day”, Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota
June 11-12, 2020, “Pharmacogenomics Conference 2020”. https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/news-and-events/pharmacogenomics-conference...
September 17-18, 2020, “Wisc-e-sota – The Collaborative UMN-UW Virology Training Grant Symposium”, Radisson Hotel, La Crosse, WI

Monday, November 18

Luis Martinez-Sobrido, Associate Professor
Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center
In Vivo Reverse Genetics
12pm, 1-125 CCRB (MICaB Seminar)
Keehun Kim, Graduate Student (Advisor: Shiv Sivaramakrishnan)
Dept. of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota
A Cell-Free FRET-Based Assay for Profiling Ligand Efficacy for Different GPCRs
12:15pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (GCD Seminar)
Erik Faber, Graduate Student (Advisor: Gunda Georg)
Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Development of Allosteric Inhibitors Against Cyclin-dependent Kinase 2 (Cdk2)
12:15pm, Room 105, 717 Delaware Street (CBC/CBIG Seminar)
Ellie Mews, Graduate Student (Advisor: Rick Wagner)
Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Antigenic Analysis of Medullospheres from Daoy and ONS76 Cells: 3D Methods of In Vitro Culturing
12:15pm, Room 105, 717 Delaware Street (CBC/CBIG Seminar)
Luke Johnson, Assistant Professor
Dept. of Neurology, University of Minnesota
3:30pm, 2-101 NHH (BME Seminar)

Tuesday, November 19

Dipak Panigrahy, Assistant Professor
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard University
Cancer Progression: Failure of Resolution of Inflammation and Tumor Debris?
9am, 1-125 CCRB (Masonic Cancer Center Seminar)
Dechen Wangmo, Graduate Student (Subramanian Lab)
Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Role of Tumor Cell Intrinsic Factors in CRC Immune Evasion
12:15pm, 2-520 Moos Tower (PHCL 8200 Student Seminar)
Jingran Cao, Graduate Student (Yee Lab)
Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Development of an Insulin Receptor Isoform Specific Inhibitor for Endocrine Resistant Breast Cancer
12:15pm, 2-520 Moos Tower (PHCL 8200 Student Seminar)
Casey Eddington, Graduate Student (Advisor: Meg Titus)
Dept. of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:20pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)
Melissa Moreton, Assistant Director for Strategic Initiatives
Hill Museum & Manuscript Library, St. John’s University
The Aesthetics of Handwriting: Scribal Practice, Paleography, and the Art of the Scribe in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
1:25pm, B-75 Amundson Hall (CEMS Seminar)
Hening Lin, Professor
Dept. of Chemistry & Chemical Biology, Cornell University
Sirtuins: From Biochemistry to Inhibitor Development and Back
3:30pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (Medicinal Chemistry Distinguished Lecture)

Wednesday, November 20

Jürgen Konczak, Professor
Dept. of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
A Non-Invasive Neuromodulation Treatment for Focal Dystonia: From Basic Science to a Medical Device
12pm, 2-101 NHH (GPN Colloquium Series)
Sidney Kuo, PostDoc (Eric Newman’s Lab)
Dept. of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Regulation of Glutamate Spillover in the Retina
12pm, 2-101 NHH (GPN Colloquium Series)
Michael Kyba, Professor
Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
12pm, 1-125 CCRB (LHI Lecture)
Matt Sturos, Instructor
Dept. of Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota
The Senecavirus News You Can Use
12pm, 215 Veterinary Sciences Building (CVM Graduate Student Seminar)
Erin Wynands, Graduate Student (Advisor: Gerard Cramer)
Dept. of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota
A Mixed-methods Exploration of Dairy Cattle Lameness Risk Factors and Stakeholder Perspectives
12pm, 215 Veterinary Sciences Building (CVM Graduate Student Seminar)
Rui Zhong, Graduate Student (Ling Li Lab)
Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
HDL Mimetic Peptides Mitigate Pathology in Transgenic Mouse Models of Alzheimer’s Disease
12:20pm, 1-151 Moos Tower (ECP Seminar)
Andre Nault, Veterinary Medical Librarian
Biomedical Library, University of Minnesota
How to Manage Your Data
3pm, 125 AnSci/VetMed (CVM Seminar)
Peter Moe, Alan Branhagen, Tim Kenny, and Sandy Tanck
Arboretum Directors and Interpretation Managers
Farm at the Arboretum Update
3:30pm, 310 Alderman (Horticultural Science Seminar)
Adam Heathcote, Associate Scientist
Science Museum of Minnesota
3:30pm, 335 Borlaug (EEB Seminar)
Kris Gorman, Education Program Specialist
Center for Educational Innovation, University of Minnesota
Learning More by Teaching Less
3:30pm, 2-520 Moos Tower (Division of Biostatistics Seminar)
Krishnendu Roy, Director
Center for ImmunoEngineering, Georgia Institute for Technology
Quality-by-Design (QbD)- Driven Scalable Manufacturing Therapeutic Cells – Challenges and Opportunities
4pm, 1-110 MTRF (Stem Cells Institute Seminar)
Michael Wolfgang, Associate Professor
Dept. of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University
Hepatic Lipid Signaling and Metabolism in Diabetes and Obesity
4pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)

Thursday, November 21

Carlos Baiz, Professor
Dept. of Chemistry, University of Texas – Austin
Investigating Heterogeneous Lipid Membranes with Ultrafast 2D Infrared Spectroscopy
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Chemistry Dow Lecture Series)
Jeff Haroldson, Medical Science Director
Audentes Therapeutics, Inc
AAV-Based Genetic Medicines: Preliminary Findings in a Rare Neuromuscular Disease
11:15am, 4-204 MTRF (CODR Seminar)
Upasana Arvindam, Graduate Student (Advisor: Jeff Miller)
Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, University of Minnesota
Improving NK Cell Function in the Solid Tumor Microenvironment
12pm, 1-110 LRB/ MTRF (MICaB Seminar Series)
Tamas Horvath, Professor
Dept. of Comparative Medicine, University of Yale Medical School
Hunger Feeds Life
12pm, 1-125 CCRB (IBP Seminar)
**CANCELLED** Steven A. Johnsen, PhD
Specialized in Gene Regulatory Mechanisms and Molecular Epigenetics Research in Pancreatic Cancer, Mayo Clinic
12pm,*Video Conferencing* 2-520 Moos Tower (Epigenetics Seminar)
Anthony Baughn, Associate Professor
Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
3:30pm, 239 Gortner (BTI Seminar)
Franklin “Lynn” Orr
Energy Resources Engineering, Stanford University
Transforming Energy Systems to Address Climate Change
6:30pm, Mayo Auditorium (CSE Public Lecture – Curiosity Drives Progress Lecture Series)
*Event is free but registration is required*

Friday, November 22

Lyn Steffen, Associate Professor
Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Processed Food Intake and Adiposity
10am, 364 WBOB (EpiCH Seminar)
Margot Sanger-Katz, Health Care Correspondent
New York Times
Covering Health Care Policy
12pm, 4th Floor Mayo Auditorium (HPM Seminar)
Marla Feller, Professor
Dept. of Molecular & Cell Biology, University of California – Berkeley
The Wiring Up of Direction Selectivity in the Retina: Nature of Nurture?
12pm, 2-101 NHH (NSCI Seminar)

Fall 2019

Below is a list of chemical biology-related seminars for the week of November 17th.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry