Redox Biology Center symposium is Oct. 11

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Redox Biology Center symposium is Oct. 11

UNL lectures this week (Oct. 5-11)

Lectures and seminars at UNL for the week of Oct. 5-11 include the Redox Biology Center’s 11th-annual symposium Oct. 11 in the Wick Alumni Center. The symposium, hosted by Matt Zimmerman, Nebraska Redox Biology Center, will focus on “Redox Signaling: A Potential Therapeutic Target for Human Disease.” The symposium includes a full day of talks with a luncheon.

Scheduled speakers are Leslie Poole, Wake Forest School of Medicine; Harry Ischiropoulos, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute and University of Pennsylvania; Jon Abramson, Portland State University; Joseph J. Cullen, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine; Patrick J. Pagano, University of Pittsburgh; Sergey I. Dikalov, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; and Matt Zimmerman, University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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Other lectures and seminars at UNL during the week of Oct. 5-11 include:

Monday, Oct. 7

Materials and Nanoscience Seminar, “Synthesis and Properties of Size Selected Pd, Pd Alloy and Pd-Graphene Nanoparticles,” Bohd Raj Mehta, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, India, 2 p.m., 110 Jorgensen Hall. Call 402-472-2716

Grassland Seminar Series, “Variable Fire, Grazing and Climate Interactions Promote Habitat Heterogeneity and Biodiversity in Tallgrass Prairie,” Anthony Joern, Kansas State University, 3 p.m., East Union. Call 402-472-4101

Women and Gender Studies Colloquium, “In the Shadow of Sexuality: LGBT African American Elders and Social Support,” Mignon Moore, UCLA, 3:30 p.m., Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-9392

Tuesday, Oct. 8

Institutional Review Board Information Session, 3 p.m., Alexander Building West. Registration required to Call 402-472-8127

Mechanical and Materials Engineering Graduate Seminar, “Flow Boiling in Microchannels — A New Pathway to Unprecedented Heat Transfer Performance,” Satish Kandlikar, Rochester Institute of Technology, 3:30 p.m., 110 Jorgensen Hall. Call 402-472-3006

Biochemisry and Redox Biology Seminar, “Omega-3 DHA in Pregnancy and Lactation: Outcomes, Metabolism and Potential Mechanisms of Action,” Mary Harris, Colorado State University, 4 p.m., N172 Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2932

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, “Washington and the World in the Age of Obama,” Susan Glasser, POLITICO, 7 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts. Call 402-472-0074

Wednesday, Oct. 9

Workshop, “NURAMP Module Three: Budget Preparation and Development — Creating Effective Proposal Budgets and Budget Justifications,” 1 p.m., Alexander Building West. Call 402-472-7003

Workshop, “Getting Started with Adobe Presenter,” 2 p.m., Agricultural Hall. Call 402-472-6163

Natural Resources Research Seminar, “Good Water — A Story of Great Plains Water Quality,” Dan Snow, UNL, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7537

Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, “Plant Immune Signaling: The Roles of Calmodulin-Binding Proteins,” Jane Glazebrook, University of Minnesota, 4 p.m., Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635

Thursday, Oct. 10

Biological Sciences Seminar, Bin Yu, UNL, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-7665

Center for Materials and Nanoscience Seminar, Lane Martin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 4 p.m., Jorgensen Hall. Call 402-472-2716

Environmental Cognition and Education Seminar, “Environmental Literacy: What Is It and Do We Know When We Have It,” 4 p.m., 107 Hardin Hall.

Lecture, “Allyship: Becoming a Champion for Inclusion on Your Campus,” Hudson Taylor, athlete, coach and LGBTQA ally, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Stadium West. Call 402-472-1652

Friday, Oct. 11

13th Annual Nebraska Center for Virology Symposium, all day, 8 a.m. start, Nebraska Union. Call 402-472-4560

11th Annual Redox Biology Symposium, “Redox Signaling: A Potential Therapeutic Target for Human Disease,” 8:30 a.m., Wick Alumni Center. Call 402-472-3173

Chemistry Colloquium, “Gut Reactions: Using Chemistry to Discover and Understand Disease-Associated Microbial Metabolism,” Emily Balskus, Harvard University, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-3523

Hubbard Lecture and Discussion, “The Brilliance of Indigenous Mentorship and the Current Crisis to Native Communities when Mentorship Disappears,” Gyasi Ross, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art. Call 402-472-3779

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