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 can contact [email protected].

Week of September 25-29, 2023

Monday, September 25

Title: Stress Responsive Gene Regulation by the Glucocorticoid Receptor    
Speaker: Jennifer Krznarich, PhD candidate Slattery Lab
Time/Location:  SMED 142 and by Zoom; 3 pm
Host: Lab Bench Talk
Zoom Link: Join Zoom Meeting
ID: 97956697839
Passcode: Jh14kt:

Tuesday, September 26

Title: Brain-penetrating nanoparticles for diagnosis and treatment of brain tumors and CNS diseases
Speaker: Shirley X.Y. Wu, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto
Time/Location: 3:00 pm CT; Moos 5-125 (TC) / Zoom
Zoom: by request only, [email protected]
Host: PHM 8100/Phar 6260 Pharmaceutics Seminar (Department of Pharmaceutics)

Title: The discoveries of new anti-tubulin agents for cancer and selective TRPC3 modulators for CNS diseases
Speaker: Dr. Wei Li, Professor, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Time/Location: 3:35 pm CT, 1-450 Moos Tower & Zoom
Zoom: by request only, [email protected]
Host: Medicinal Chemistry/Dr. Gunda Georg

Wednesday, September 27

Title: Psychosocial stress exacerbates doxorubicin - induced cardiotoxicity in adult mice    
Speaker: Mary Raphel Daniel, PharmD, ECP PhD student
Time/Location: 12:20 pm CT,  Room 1-451 Moos Tower (TC)/ 160 LSci (DL)
Zoom:  https://umn-private.zoom.us/j/97716363424
Host: 8100/PHAR 6160 (Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology):

Thursday, September 28
Title: A journey in the service of pharmacy in Sweden and internationally
Speaker: Tommy Westerlund, MS, PhD – Associate Professor in Social Pharmacy at the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Time/Location: 3:35 pm CT, 7-193 WDH (TC) / 160 LSci (DL)
Zoom: by request only, [email protected]
Host: SAPh 8100 (Social & Administrative Pharmacy)

Friday, September 29

Title:   "Measuring the nucleon axial form factor in deuterium and hydrogen can’t be that hard?"    
Speaker: Rik Gran, Professor    
Time/Location:  2:00PM, MWAH 347
Host: Physics and Astronomy Department

Title: Genital coevolution in vertebrates and the overlooked female
Speaker: Dr. Patricia Brennan, Mount Holyoke College
Time/Location:  LSCI 185, 3PM and via Zoom (contact Dr. Clark for link)
Host: Dr. Mark Clark

Title: “Synthetic Chemists and the Semiconductor Industry”
Speaker: Dr. Dan Moser, Senior R&D Manager, EMD Performance Materials, Sheboygan, WI
Time/Location: 3:00 p.m. Chem 200
Host: Dr. Steve Berry, UMD Chemistry & Biochemistry