Weekly Seminars

Interdisciplinary Science, Engineering and Health Science Seminars

Swenson College encourages an exchange of ideas and collaboration between disciplines at UMD. Anyone organizing a seminar that would like to include it in this list for improved exposure and attendance, contact Lucas Chubiz at [email protected] or 218-726-6397.

Presentations for the week of October 25-29:

Monday, October 25

Title: KATP channel prodrugs reduce hypersensitivity in mouse models of chronic pain
Speaker: Alexis Doucette, Masters Student, Klein Lab
Time/Location: 3:00-4:00 PM CT; 142 School of Medicine Join Zoom Meeting  (ID: 91471766718, passcode: 5wR4RS)
Host: Lab Bench Talk

Tuesday, October 26

Title: Structural Origin of Mechanical Properties and Tableting Behaviors of Elastically Bending Pharmaceutical Crystals
Speaker: Gerrit Vreeman, Graduate Student, Sun Lab
Time/Location: 3:00-4:00 PM CT; Moos 5-125 and Online/Zoom (email [email protected] to request a meeting link)
Host: PHM 8100/PHAR 6260 Pharmaceutics Seminar (Department of Pharmaceutics)

Title: Validation of Therapeutic Targets and Drug Development for Antibiotics and Chronic Pain
Speaker: Dr. Daniel Flaherty, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University
Time/Location: 3:30-5:00 PM CT; 1-450 Moos Tower Zoom: z.umn.edu/MedChem21-22
Host: Phar 6150 Medicinal Chemistry Seminar (Department of Medicinal Chemistry)\

Wednesday, October 27

Title: Quality science industry guest seminar series  (ALL students interested in biomed/pharma/biotech careers are welcome.)
Speaker: Jeffrey Ballyns, Associate Director Regulatory Policy, BD
Time/Location: 10:00 - 10:50 AM CST / Zoom https://umn.zoom.us/j/97740144154?pwd=ZDZLV2ZVMjBxOGM4a3ROUWw0N0Jsdz09  Meeting ID: 977 4014 4154 Passcode: Kjs947 
Host: Tsutomu Shimotori, UMD Chemical Engineering

Title: Dendritic Cells: A Novel Approach in the Prevention and Treatment of Hypertension
Speaker: Sabrina Scroggins, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine
Time/Location: 3:30- 4:30 PM SMed 142 Zoom link: https://z.umn.edu/ahcscroggins
Host: Jean Regal, PhD, Head & Professor, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences, Co-Interim Regional Campus Dean, University of Minnesota, Medical School Duluth

Thursday, October 28

Title: A Research, Teaching, and Practice Trajectory
Speaker: Paul Ranelli, MS, PhD, Professor, UMN College of Pharmacy
Time/Location: 3:30-5:00 PM CT; (TC) 7-193 Weaver-Densford Hall (DL) 160 LSci Join Zoom meeting: https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/93402850476?pwd=ZlcvbjdaZURITEU3ZUxYeWFlQjA2UT09 Meeting ID: 934 0285 0476 Passcode: 713320 
Host: Social & Administrative Pharmacy