Spring 2012 Seminars

Unless otherwise noted, seminars are from 2:00-3:00 PM in Room 101 of the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Building.

DateSpeakerInstitutionSeminar Title
Jan 13Keat Ghee OngDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringImplantable Wireless Biosensors
Jan 20Nicole PhillipsCenter for Fish and Fisheries Research, Murdoch University, Western AustraliaConservation genetics of Pristis sawfishes in northern Australian waters
Jan 27Rupak M. RajacharDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringInstructive biomaterials and the role of physical and chemical cues in native and pathologic tissues
Feb 3Eric A. SeagrenAssociate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringAn Integrated Evaluation Strategy For Demonstrating In Situ Bioenhanced NAPL Dissolution
Feb 17Pushpa MurthyDepartment of ChemistryHeterologous expression of alkaline phytase: overcoming challenges and finding solutions
Feb 24Rodney ChimnerSchool of Forest Resources and Environmental Science"Wetland Restoration: Case Studies from Colorado and Michigan"
Mar 2Guiliang TangBiological Sciences, Michigan Technological UniversitySmall Tandem Target Mimic (STTM): A New Tool for Investigating Small RNA

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Mar 16Ranjana MehtaDepartment of Cognitive and Learning SciencesNeuroergonomics applications to occupational health research
Mar 23Mahua ChoudhuryResearch Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado DenverReduced Mitochondrial Function in Obesity-Associated Fatty Liver: SIRT3 takes on the fat.
Mar 30Erika Hersch-GreenDepartment of Biological SciencesSex and the Evolution of Defenses in Plants
Apr 6Feng ZhaoDepartment of Biomedical EngineeringTissue Engineering of Completely Biological Small-Diameter Blood Vessel Using Aligned Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Apr 13Purnima BandyopadhyayDepartment of Biological SciencesInteraction of Bacteria with Free-Living Amoebae: Risks and benefits
Apr 20Dr. Daniel Boatright, PhD, FRSPHSenior Associate Dean, Presidential Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center"Public Health Aspects of Disaster Response"