Weekly Seminars


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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 scse@d.umn.edu or 218-726-6397.

Seminars for the week of November 12-16, 2018

Monday, November 12

"Applications of GIS to WRS Graduate Student Projects"
Presented by Dr. Laure Charleux, Associate Professor, Geography Department, UMD
4:00 p.m. in SSB 202
Hosted by Dr. Donn Branstrator, Biology Dept, dbranstr@d.umn.edu, 726-8134

Tuesday, November 13

"Application of Spherical Crystallization in Tablet Development"
Presented by Hongbo Chen, Graduate Student
3:00 p.m. in Moos 5-125, U of M Twin Cities (Please contact Katie James, 612-624-5153, kmjames@umn.edu, if attending from Duluth to ensure an ITV connection is made).
Hosted by Pharmaceutics Seminar Series

Wednesday, November 14

GenoFest North

Noon - 1:00 p.m.
"What's New at the UMGC"
Presented by Dr. Kenneth Beckman, Director of the University of Minnesota Genomics Center and Affiliate Faculty at the Institute for Health Informatics
130 School of Medicine

1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
University of MN Genomics Center and Illumina Consulting
130 School of Medicine

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
GenoPitch North Competition
130 School of Medicine

Hosted by Dr. Matt Slattery, Assistant Professor, Dept of Biomedical Sciences, Medical School Duluth

Thursday, November 15

“Dissertation Proposal"
Presented by Lisa Hillman, PharmD, Research Assistant, Dept of Pharmaceutical Care & Health System
3:30 p.m. in 160 LSci (via ITV)
Hosted by Social and Administrative Pharmacy (SaPH), College of Pharmacy

"Is Precious Metal Mining in the Arrowhead Sustainable:  The Beliefs of Minnesotans"
Presented by Afton Clark-Sather, Assistant Professor, Geography Department, UMD
4:00 p.m. in MWAH 191
Hosted by SCSE Earth & Environmental Sciences, 218-726-7435

Friday, November 16

"Studies of PCET in Natural and Artificial Photosynthesis"
Presented by Dr, Victor Batista, Professor, Department of Chemistry, Yale University
3:00 p.m. in Chem 200
Hosted by Dr. Prashanth Poddutoori, Chemistry & Biochemistry, ppk@d.umn.edu, 218-726-6269

"Clues and Cues from QCD: Protons, Quarks and  All That"
Presented by John Hiller, Professor, Physics and Astronomy Dept, UMD
3:00 p.m. in SCC 120
Hosted by Physics and Astronomy Dept, smkelly@d.umn.edu

"Design and  Deployment of Concrete 3D Printers: from Machine to Structure"
Presented by Eric Kreiger, Civil Engineer, US Army Engineering Research and Development Center
3:00 p.m. in SCIV 265
Hosted by Dr. Ben Dymond, Civil Engineering, 218-726-6430, dymond@d.umn.edu

"Life Experiences and Lifespan:  Is Stress an Important Link?"
Presented by Dr. Britt Heidinger, Assistant Professor, North Dakota State University
3:15 p.m. in 185 LSci
Hosted by Dr. Briana Gross, Biology, blgross@d.umn.edu