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.
March 1, “Our Future is Aging: Interprofessional Conference on Healthcare for Older Adults”, 8:00am-4:00pm, Continuing Education and Conference Center, University of Minnesota, https://www.pharmacy.umn.edu/news-and-events/our-future-aging-interprofe....
May 15, “2018 Institute for Molecular Virology Annual Symposium”, 8:30am-4:00pm, Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota.

Monday, December 4

Benjamin Youngblood, Assistant Member & St. Jude’s Faculty
Dept. Immunology, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Epigenetic Regulation of Memory T Cell Differentiation and Exhaustion
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (MICaB Seminar)
Jeffrey W. Holmes, Professor
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia
12:00pm, 3-125 Mayo Memorial Building (IEM Seminar)
Amanda Hargrove, Assistant Professor
Dept. Chemistry, Duke University
Deciphering Patterns in Selective Small Molecule: RNA Interactions
12:15pm, 2-690 Moos Tower (CBI Seminar)
Morgan Meissner, Graduate Student
Dept. Microbiology and Immunology and Diagnostic and Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota
Molecular Mechanisms of HIV-2 Mutagenesis during Replication
12:15pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (GCD Seminar)
Ashley Powell, Graduate Student
Dept. Applied Plant Sciences, University of Minnesota
Is Beauty Only Skin Deep? Elucidating The Anatomy and Inheritance of Russet Damage in Apple
3:30pm, 306 Borlaug Hall (Horticultural Science Seminar)

Tuesday, December 5

Aaron LeBeau, Assistant Professor
Dept. Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
The Development of Targeted Agents for Prostate Cancer
9:00am, 1-125 CCRB (MCC Seminar)
Kevin GM Kou, PhD
College of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley
New Discoveries in Rhodium Catalysis and Total Syntheses of Diterpenoid Alkaloids
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Chemistry Seminar)
Mark R. Schleiss, MD, Professor
Dept. Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Oh Come On Now, Really? There IS Such a Thing as Immunity to Cytomegalovirus Infection?
12:00pm, 1-101 MRF (IIRC Seminar)
Rebecca J. Haugen, PhD Candidate
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:20pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)
Scott Manalis, Professor
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Single-cell Functional Characterization of Resistance in Cancer
1:25pm, B-75 Amundson Hall (CEMS Seminar)
Kunlin Wang, Graduate Student
Dept. Pharmaceutics, University of Minnesota
Polymorphic Transitions in Pharmaceutical Compounds
3:00pm, 5-125 Moos Tower (Pharmaceutics Seminar)
Michael Grillo, Graduate Student
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Small Molecule Activation of the Hypoxia-Inducible Factor (HIF) Pathway for Treatment of Hypoxia Related Conditions
3:30pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (Medicinal Chemistry Seminar)
Dima Amso, Associate Professor
Dept. Cognitive, Linguistic & Psychological Sciences, Brown University
Smart Labs: Using Technology to Advance Developmental Science
4:00pm, Room 330, 717 Delaware St. Building (CNBD Seminar)

Wednesday, December 6

Jacob Petersburg, PhD Candidate
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Prosthetic Antigen Receptors as a Platform for Solid Tumor Immunotherapy
10:00am, Room 105, 717 Delaware St. Building (Medicinal Chemistry Thesis Defense)
Matthew D. Johnson, Associate Professor
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota
On The Right 'tract': Current Steering with Deep Brain Stimulation Therapy
12:00pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GPN Seminar)
David Thomas, Professor and Director
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (LHI Seminar)
Claudia Munoz-Zanzi
Dept. Epidemiology, University of Minnesota
3:00pm, Animal Science/Veterinary Medicine Building (Veterinary Medicine Seminar)
Ruth Hufbauer, Professor
Dept. Bioagricultural Sciences & Pest Management, Colorado State University
Evolution Following Environmental Change
3:30pm, 335 Borlaug Hall (EEB Seminar)
Karen “Mimo” Davis, Director and Owner
Association of Specialty Cut Flowers Growers and Urban Buds
Growing Urban Local Flowers in the Midwest
3:30pm, 310 Alderman Hall (Horticultural Science Seminar)
Anita Corbett, Professor
Dept. Biology, Emory University
Modeling Human Disease in Yeast and Flies: Mutation of Genes Encoding Evolutionarily-conserved Components of the RNA Exosome Cause Distinct Tissue-specific Human Diseases
4:00pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)
Deborah Ferrington, Professor
Dept. Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Minnesota
Using Autologous iPSC-RPE as a Tool for Treating Age-Related Macular Degeneration (in collaboration with James Dutton, PhD)
4:00pm, 1-110 MTRF (SCI Seminar)

Thursday, December 7

Nicholas J. Race, PhD
Dept. Chemistry, University of Utah
Application of Mechanistic Investigation and Design in the Development of New Catalytic Processes
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Chemistry Seminar)
Ronald Furnival, MD, Professor
Dept. Pediatrics, University of Minnesota
Pediatric Intranasal Medications in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
11:15am, 4-204 MTRF (CODR Seminar)
Jan Van Deursen, Professor
Dept. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pediatrics, Mayo Clinic
Delaying Aging and Disease by Senolysis
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (IBP Seminar)
Elise Breed, Graduate Student
Dept. Microbiology Immunology and Cancer Biology Program, University of Minnesota
Thymic Antigen Presenting Cells
12:00pm, 2-102 CMRR (MICaB Seminar)
Andrew Clark, Professor
Dept. Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University
Evolution of Heterochromatin
12:15pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GCD Seminar)
Eric Brustad, Assistant Professor
Dept. Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
New Recipes for Biocatalysis: Expanding the Cytochrome P450 Chemical Landscape
3:30pm, 239 Gortner Lab (BTI Seminar)

Friday, December 8

Erik Herzog, Professor
Dept. Biology, Washington University in St. Louis
12:00pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (Neuroscience Seminar)
Laura Dee, Assistant Professor
Dept. Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, University of Minnesota
Conserving Ecosystem Services & Biodiversity in the Face of Uncertainty
3:30pm, 335 Borlaug Hall (EEB Seminar)

Summer 2017

Below is a list of chemical biology-related seminars for the week of November 26th.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry