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 January 24-29:

Monday, January 24

Title: Career Tracks in Chemical Biology: Biotech, Research Tools, Patents
Speaker: Dr. Romas Kazlauskas (BMBB) & Dr. Erin Carlson (Chemistry)
Time/Location: 3:30-4:30 PM CT; 2-110 Weaver-Densford Hall Join Zoom meeting: z.umn.edu/ChemBio21-22
Host: Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Tuesday, January 25

Title: Evaluating the CNS Delivery of P53/MDM2 Pathway Inhibitors for the Treatment of Brain Tumors
Speaker: Wenjuan Zhang, Pharmaceutics Graduate Student, Elmquist LabTime/Location: 3:00-4:00 PM CT; WDH 7-193/95 or remote/online Contact [email protected] to request a Zoom link
Host: PHM 8100/PHAR 6260 Pharmaceutics Seminar (Department of Pharmaceutics)

Wednesday, January 26

Title: Small RNA and germline genetic regulation of cancer metastasis
Speaker: Sohail Tavazoie, MD, PhD, Leon Hess Professor, Director, Black Family Metastasis Center, The Rockefeller University
Time/Location: 12:00-1:00 PM CT; Join Zoom Meeting: https://mc-meet.zoom.us/j/8134978970?pwd=ejRhNTVkdDRFd1Q2Sm43ZHhMTmNmZz09&from=addon Meeting ID: 813 497 8970 Passcode: 905674
Host: Epigenomics Interest Group

Title: Physiological and Pharmacokinetic Changes during Pregnancy
Speaker: Yuhan Long, PhD student, ECP
Time/Location: 12:20-1:10 PM CT; DL (160 LSci) TC (Moos 1-450)
Host: ECP 8100/Phar 6160 - Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology

Thursday, January 27

Title: ISPOR Seminar Kickoff Event
Speaker: Eric McCool, Director of Data and Analytics at the Office of Inspector General, Minnesota Department of Human Services
Time/Location: 3:35-5:00 PM CT; 7-193 WDH (TC)/160 LSci (DL) or Join Zoom Meeting: https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/91358509957?pwd=d041eGhlMkMxT0ZPcmRkVWVYQ2VSZz09 Meeting ID: 91358509957   Passcode: 574859
Host: SAPh 8100 (Social & Administrative Pharmacy)

Friday, January 28

Title: Green Energy and Environmental Research Projects
Speaker: Dr. Sam Toan, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, UMD
Time/Location: 3:00 PM. Chem 200
Host: Dr. Katie Schreiner, Chemistry & Biochemistry