Weekly Seminars List

Upcoming Events

May 23, “Chemical Biology Interface Training Grant Symposium”, 8:00am-5:00pm, 3-120 Molecular & Cellular Biology Building, University of Minnesota. Register online at http://cbitg.chem.umn.edu/.
June 9-10, “2nd Gordon Research Seminar on Bioorganic Chemistry”, Proctor Academy, Andover, New Hampshire, for additional GRS details, updates, and application, please visit
June 11, “9th Annual Maurice Visscher Symposium”, Keynote Address at 4:00pm, 3-120 Molecular and Cellular Biology Building, University of Minnesota. For more information, please visit https://www.physiology.umn.edu/.
June 18, “4th David Grant Symposium Reception and Dinner”, University Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, 5:00-8:00pm, for additional information contact Jessica Ward-Denison at jward-de@umn.edu or 612-625-4657.
June 19-20, “4th David Grant Symposium”, 2-690 Moos Tower, 7:00am-5:00pm, for additional information contact Jessica Ward-Denison at jward-de@umn.edu or 612-625-4657.
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.
October 11-12, “6th Annual Wisc-e-sota: The Collaborative UMN-UW Virology Training Grant Symposium”, Radisson Hotel, La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Monday, May 21

Deborah Hogan, PhD, Professor
Dept. Microbiology and Immunology, Dartmouth Geisel School of Medicine
Genomic and Metabolic Fungal and Bacterial Diversity in Chronic Lung Infections
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (MICaB Seminar)

Tuesday, May 22

Muthu Narayan, DO, MPH, & Arick Sabin, DO, MPH, Fellows
Div. Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, University of Minnesota
12:00pm, 1-101 MRF (IIRC Seminar)
Komal Joshi, Graduate Student
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:20pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)

Wednesday, May 23

Balvindar Singh, Graduate Student
Dept. Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Pathological Role of Tau in Alpha-synuclein Dependent Synaptic and Memory Deficits
12:00pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GPN Seminar)
Christopher Glembotski, PhD, Professor
Dept. Biology, San Diego State University
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (LHI Seminar)
April Pyle, PhD, Associate Professor
Dept. Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, University of California, Los Angeles
Understanding Human Developmental Myogenesis and Skeletal Muscle Generation from Human Pluripotent Stem Cells
4:00pm, 1-110 MTRF (SCI Seminar)

Thursday, May 24

Melissa Spencer, PhD, Professor
Dept. Neurology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles
Pathogenic Mechanisms and Therapies in the Muscular Dystrophies
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (IBP Seminar)
Brian Sweis, Graduate Student
Dept. Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Beyond Simple Tests of Value: A Neuroeconomic, Translational, Disease-relevant, and Circuit-based Approach to Resolve the Computational Complexity of Decision Making
12:00pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (GPN Thesis Defense)
Susan J. Fisher, PhD, Professor
Dept. Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Fransisco
Genome-scale Fluctuations in the Cytotrophoblast Epigenome over Gestation and in Placental Pathologies
12:15pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GCD Seminar)
Bethany Buck-Koehntop, PhD, Assistant Professor
Dept. Chemistry, University of Utah
Investigating Zinc Finger Regulation of Epigenetically Modified DNA in Cancer
1:00pm, 2-120 Weaver-Densford Hall (Epigenetics Consortium Seminar)

Friday, May 25

Tianmeng Lyu, PhD Candidate
Div. Biostatistics, University of Minnesota
Semiparametric Regression Models for Recurrent Event Data with Intermittently Observed Time-dependent Covariates
10:00am, A301 Mayo Memorial Building (Biostatistics Seminar)
Jonah Chan, PhD, Professor
Dept. Neurology, University of California, San Francisco
Navigating Permissive and Inhibitory Cues: Does Dynamic Neuronal Signaling Influence Early CNS Myelination?
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (Neuroscience Seminar)

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Below is a list of chemical biology-related seminars for the week of May 20th.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry