Weekly Seminars List

Upcoming Events

November 9, “Healthcare Leadership Symposium”, McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
November 16, “IEM Inspire Conference”, McNamara Alumni Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
March 1, 2019, “Rare Disease Day 2019”, 11:00am-2:30pm, The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
April 15-18, 2019, “Design of Medical Devices Conference 2019”, The Graduate Hotel, Minneapolis, Minnesota and McNamara Alumni Center.
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, November 5

Megan Levings, Professor
Dept. Surgery, University of British Columbia
Engineering Tregs for Tolerance Induction
12pm, 1-125 CCRB (MICaB Seminar)
Tim Schacker, Director
Clinical Translational Research Services Core, University of Minnesota
The Importance of Clinical Trials to MHealth
12pm, Rm 105, 717 Delaware St. (CTSI Seminar)
Mike Pickett-Leonard, Graduate Student
Dept. Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development, University of Minnesota
Mechanisms of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Development in Patients with Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa
12:15pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (GCD Student Seminar)

Tuesday, November 6

Dario Altieri, MD, President and CEO Director
The Wistar Institute Cancer Center
Tumor Plasticity
9am, 1-125 CCRB (MCC Seminar)
Nathaniel Szymczak, Professor
Dept. Chemistry, University of Michigan
Moving Beyond the Metal: Assisted Small Molecule Activation
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Chemistry Seminar)
Andrej Zivanovic, Graduate Student
Dept. Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Characterization of Androgen Receptor Genomic Structural Rearrangements in Prostate Cancer Patient-Derived Xenografts
12:15pm, 2-101 NHH (Pharmacology Student Seminar)
Nicole Kapinos, DNP, RN, Director of Population Health/Quality Improvement
Federally Qualified Health Center Urban Health Network (FUHN)
FUHN: Lessons from a Virtual ACO
12:15pm, 7-193 WDH (TC)/160LSci (Duluth) (CoP Clinical Seminar)
Robert Connacher, Graduate Student
Dept. Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics, University of Minnesota
12:20pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Student Seminar)
Zhenan Bao, Professor
Dept. Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
Skin-Inspired Organic Electronic Materials and Devices
1:25pm, B-75 Amundson Hall (17th Annual Fredrickson Lecture/CEMS Seminar)
Dan Chitwood, Professor
Dept. Computational Mathematics, Science, and Engineering, Michigan State University
3:30pm, 105 Cargill (PMB Seminar)
Jacob Bouchard, Graduate Student
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
A Molecular Chaperone Approach to Treat Transthyretin Amyloidosis
3:30pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (Medicinal Chemistry Student Seminar)

Wednesday, November 7

Long-Sheng Song, MD, Professor
Dept. Internal Medicine, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa
Junctophilin-2 Couples E-C Coupling to Cardiac Reprogramming in Stressed Heart
12pm, 1-125 CCRB (LHI Special Lecture)
David Margraf, PharmD, BCPS, ECP PhD Student
Dept. Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
Quantitative Methods in Clinical Pharmacology
12:20pm, 1-451 Moos Tower (TC)/302 HH (Duluth) (ECP Seminar)
Ryan Hunter, Assistant Professor
Dept. Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
3:30pm, 335 Borlaug (EEB Seminar)
Will Healy, Senior Technical and Research Manager
Ball Horticultural Company
Floriculture in Emerging and Mature Markets around the World
3:30pm, Alderman Hall (Wilkins Seminar)
Xiaofeng Zhu, Professor
Dept. Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, Case Western Reserve University
Analyzing Rare Variants Using Families in Large Whole Genome Sequencing Data
3:30pm, 3-125 Mayo Building (Biostatistics Seminar)
Eric Schmidt, Professor
Dept. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Utah
Chemical Diversity Generation in Marine Symbiosis
4pm, 2-137 Jackson Hall (BMBB Seminar)
Juan Carlos Zúñiga-Pflücker, Professor and Chair
Dept. Immunology, University of Toronto
Unexpected T Cells from Human Stem Cells
4pm, 1-110 MTRF (SCI Seminar)

Thursday, November 8

Mark Lautens, Professor
Dept. Chemistry, University of Toronto
Improving Efficiency vis Catalytic and Multicatalytic Reactions
9:45am, 331 Smith Hall (Chemistry Seminar)
Isaac Angert, Graduate Student
Dept. Biophysics, University of Minnesota
10:10am, 120 PAN (Biophysics Student Seminar)
Abby Travis, Graduate Student
Dept. Experimental & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota
The Effects of Standard of Care Therapy on Complement Levels in Patients with Type 1 Gaucher Disease
11:15am, 4-206 MTRF (CODR Seminar)
Emily Irey, Graduate Student
Dept. Microbiology, Immunology, and Cancer Biology, University of Minnesota
JAK/STAT Disruption in the Breast Tumor Microenvironment Leads to Pro-Tumor Phenotype in Macrophages
12pm, 2-101 CMRR (MICaB Student Seminar)
Olivier Pourquie, Professor
Dept. Genetics, Harvard Medical School
12:15pm, 2-101 NHH (GCD Seminar)
Tony Baughn, Associate Professor
Dept. Microbiology and Immunology, University of Minnesota
Mechanism Driven Innovations in Tuberculosis Antimetabolite Drug Discovery
3:30pm, 239 Gortner (BTI Seminar)
Greg Rhee, Adjunct Assistant Professor
Dept. Pharmacy Care & Health Systems, University of Minnesota
Association between Payments from Pharmaceutical Companies and Physician Prescribing Patterns
3:35pm, 7-193/195 WDH (TC)/160 LSci (Duluth) (SAPh Seminar)

Friday, November 9

Mark Pereira, Professor
Div. Epigemiology & Community Health, University of Minnesota
Stand & Move @ Work: A Group Randomized Trial to Reduce Sedentary Time and Improve Health
10am, 364 WBOB (EpiCH Seminar)
Kate Wassum, Associate Professor
Brain Research Institute, University of California, Los Angeles
Cortical-Amygdala Circuitry in Reward Learning & Decision Making
11:45am, 2-101 NHH (NSCI Seminar)
Melissa Geller, MD, Associate Professor of OBGYN, Kelvin O. Lim, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Heather Nelson, PhD, Associate Professor of School of Public Health
Impact of 'Life Events' on Research Careers
12pm, Rm 105, 717 Delaware St. (CTSI Seminar)

Fall 2018-Spring 2019

Below is a list of chemical biology-related seminars for the week of Nov. 4th.

Sponsored by: Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry