Weekly Seminars List

Upcoming Events

September 24, “2018 Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM) Annual Conference and Retreat”, McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota.
October 1, “27th Annual University of Minnesota Developmental Biology Symposium”, Coffman Memorial Union, University of Minnesota. For more information: https://cbs.umn.edu/academics/departments/gcd/dbc/symposium.
October 11-12, “6th Annual Wisc-e-sota: The Collaborative UMN-UW Virology Training Grant Symposium”, Radisson Hotel, La Crosse, Wisconsin.
October 11-12, “Mayo UMN Biosensing and Nanotechnology Symposium”, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Rochester, Minnesota.
March 1, 2019, “Rare Disease Day 2019”, 11:00am-2:30pm, The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
May 6, 2019, “4th Annual Wallin Neuroscience Discovery Day: Plenary Speaker: Dr. Huda Yahya Zoghbi”, 11:00am-4:00pm, Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center, University of Minnesota.

Monday, September 17

Damian Krysan, MD, PhD, Professor
Dept. Microbiology and Immunology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Genetic Interaction Analysis in Fungal Pathogens
12:00pm, 1-125 CCRB (MICaB Seminar)
CBITG Student Flash Talks
12:15pm, 2-650 Moos Tower (CBI Seminar)
David Owen, Graduate Student
Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota
Development of Functionally Distinct Regulatory R Cell Subsets in the Thymus
12:15pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (GCD Seminar)
Fabrice Manns, PhD, Professor and Chair
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, University of Miami
Ocular Accommodation and Presbyopia: Imaging Studies
3:35pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (BME Seminar)

Tuesday, September 18

Helen Piwnica-Worms, Ph.D., Professor
Dept. Experimental Radiation Oncology, University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Identifying and Targeting Vulnerabilities in Chemotherapy-resistant Triple Negative Breast Cancer
9:00am, 1-125 CCRB (TC)/112-SMed (Duluth) (MCC Seminar)
John T. Groves, PhD, Professor
Dept. Chemistry, Princeton University
Watching the Protons in C-H Bond Cleavage by Metalloenzymes and Metalloporphyrins
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Kolthoff Lectureship # 1/Chemistry Seminar)
Aileen Lee & Colin Pierce, Graduate Students
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:20pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Student Research Seminar)
Paroma Chakravarty, PhD, Scientist
Genentech, Inc.
Understanding "Disorder" in the Drug Development Pipeline: An Industry Perspective
3:00pm, 5-125 Moos Tower (Pharmaceutics Seminar)
Edward Brzostek, PhD, Assistant Professor
Dept. Biology, West Virginia University
3:30pm, 105 Cargill Hall (PBS Seminar)
Alexander Hurben, Graduate Student
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Restoring Vision through Chemical Photoswitches; A Potential Therapy for Retinitis Pigmentosa
3:30pm. 1-451 Moos Tower (Medicinal Chemistry Seminar)
Ellen Demerath, PhD, Professor
Div. Epidemiology, University of Minnesota
The MILK Study: Milk as a Mechanism of Metabolic Risk Transmission
4:00pm, Rm 330, 717 Delaware St. (CNBD Seminar)

Wednesday, September 19

Mary Holmay, PhD, RN, National MSL Director
US Medical Affairs, Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.
The Development of a Medicine from a Schedule 1 Substance: The Story of Epidiolex
12:20pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (TC)/ 302 HH (Duluth) (ECP Seminar)
Amanda Barks, Graduate Student
Dept. Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Investigation of Glutamatergic Circuitry Underlying Copulatory Reward in Female Syrian Hamsters
12:30pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GPN Seminar)
Gina Baucom, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Xtreme Plant Hunting from Alaska to Attu: In Search of the Alaskan Arctic Daisy 
3:30pm, 310 Alderman Hall (Horticulture Seminar)
Yang Xie, PhD, Associate Professor
Depts. Clinical Sciences and Bioinformatics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Data Integration for Machine Learning in Medicine – Cases Studies in Lung Cancer
3:30pm, 3-125 Mayo Memorial Building (Biostatistics Seminar)
Ellis Fan-Chuin Meng, PhD, Gabilan Distinguished Professorship
Dept. Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California
Flexible, Thin Film Microfabricated Polymer Implants
3:35pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (BME Seminar)
David Robbins, PhD, Professor
DeWitt Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
Targeting Colorectal Cancer with Wnt Inhibitors
4:00pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)
Ernest Arenas, MD, PhD, Professor of Stem Cell Neurobiology
Dept. Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institute, Solna, Sweden
Decoding and Recoding Midbrain Dopaminergic Neurons for Parkinson's Disease Cell Replacement Therapy
4:00pm, 1-110 MTRF (SCI Seminar)
John T. Groves, PhD, Professor
Dept: Chemistry, Princeton University
Heteroatom Rebound Catalysis – New Reactivity for High-valent Fe-X and Mn-X Species
4:00pm, 331 Smith Hall (Kolthoff Lectureship # 2/Chemistry Seminar)

Thursday, September 20

John T. Groves, PhD, Professor
Dept: Chemistry, Princeton University
Bioinorganic Chemistry, the Immune Response and Cancer
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Kolthoff Lectureship # 3/Chemistry Seminar)
Prakash Kara, PhD, Professor
Dept. Neuroscience, University of Minnesota
Determining the Precision of Networks in the Living Brain with Multi-photon Microscopy
10:10am, 120 PAN (Biophysics Seminar)
Natalie Schmitz, PhD Candidate Research Assistant
Dept. Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Orphan Drug Development: The Regulatory, Economic, and Scientific Aspects of Intravenous Baclofen
11:15am, MTRF (CODR Seminar)
Xavier Revelo, PhD, MICaB Graduate Faculty Candidate
Dept. Integrative Biology and Physiology, University of Minnesota
Immune Mechanisms of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
12:00pm, 2-102 CMRR (MICaB Seminar)
Rugang Zhang, PhD, Deputy Director, Professor, and Co-Program Leader
Gene Expression and Regulation Program, The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, PA
Epigenetic Approaches to Ovarian Cancer
12:00pm, Guggenheim 10-93 (Mayo Clinic Epigenomics Interest Group Seminar Series)
Medha M. Pathak, PhD, Assistant Professor
Dept. Physiology & Biophysics, University of California, Irvine
12:15pm, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (GCD Seminar)
Timothy Lodge, Regents Professor
Depts. Chemistry and Chemical Engineering & Materials Science, University of Minnesota
Ethics in Publication: Strategies to Avoid Embarrassment (or Worse)
1:25pm, B-75 Amundson Hall (CEMS Seminar)
Martin St. Maurice, PhD, Associate Professor
Dept. Biological Science, Marquette University
A Swing and a Miss: Allostery and Carrier Domain Movements in Pyruvate Carboxylase
3:30pm, 239 Gortner Lab (BTI Seminar)

Friday, September 21

Bruce McNaughton, PhD, Distinguished Professor
Center for the Neurobiology and Behavior, School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine
11:45am, 2-101 Nils Hasselmo Hall (Neuroscience Seminar)
Beyong Hwa (BH) Yun, PhD, Research Assistant Professor Candidate
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
Biomonitoring DNA Adducts of Genitourinary Carcinogens using Formalin-Fixed Paraffin-Embedded (FFPE) Tissues and Exfoliated Urinary Cells: Untapped Biospecimens for Cancer Biomarker Research
3:30pm, 1-450 Moos Tower (Medicinal Chemistry Special Seminar)

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

Below is a list of chemical biology-related seminars for the week of Sept. 16th.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry