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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 Nancy Kienzle at or 218-726-6397.

In the summer, presentations occur less frequently but will be displayed here if they are scheduled. 

Presentations for the week of December 2-6:

Tuesday, December 3

“Effect of ph in the GI Tract on the Dissolution Kinetics of a Weak Basic Drug"
Presented by Yiwang Guo, Graduate Student, Sun Lab
3:00-4:00 p.m. in LSci 163 (via ITV from Moos 5-125)
Hosted by the Department of Pharmaceutics Seminar Series, College of Pharmacy

Wednesday, December 4

"Master of Science Mechanical Engineering Student Research"
Presented by Adam Finke, Irfan Tahir, Golam Rakib Mazumder, and Cole Buchanan
12:00 Noon in Engineering 290
Hosted by Dr. Katie Schofield, MIE,

"Faculty Research Presentations"
Presented by Jeffrey Bishop, PharmD, MS, BCPP and Elizabeth Hirsch, PharmD, RPh; College of Pharmacy
12:20-1:10 p.m. in LSci 160
Hosted by the Dept. of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, College of Pharmacy

Friday, December 6

"N-Fixation in the Great Lakes"
Presented by Kaela Natwora, WRS Graduate Student, UMD
10:00 a.m. in Room RLB200
Hosted by Cody Sheik, Biology, 726-8128,

"Gene-based Dose Optimization in Children"
Presented by Jacob T. Brown, PharmD, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy
2:00 p.m. in HH 302 (stream online via Zoom:
Hosted by the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy

"4D Metabolic Network in Living Cells"
Presented by Dr. Minjoung Kyoung,  Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County
3:00 p.m. in Chem 200
Hosted by Dr. Erin Sheets, Chemistry & Biochemistry Dept,

"Size, Age, Sex, and/or Stage:  Developing Structured Population Models for Wildlife Protection"
Presented by Nate Pollesch, PhD, Mathematician, USEPA - Office of Research and Development
3:05 p.m. in 185 LSci
Hosted by the Department of Biology, UMD