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Saturday, September 2, 2023

Science Exploration Series: Neuroscience and Self-Healing Communities

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Location: 101 Jordan Hall

Neuroscience and Self-Healing Communities

Understanding the neurobiology of trauma, healing, and human resilience can heal an entire community when people treat each other in compassionate and predictable ways. Nancy Michael and Velshonna Luckey will discuss how we can all experience healing in our communities using the Self-Healing Communities methodology.…

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Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Our Universe Revealed Public Lecture: Are Fungal Infections a Thing?

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Location: St. Joe County Public Library

Fungal infections are getting a lot of attention, like in the popular HBO series “The Last of Us.” But, can fungi kill you? 
Is a pandemic caused by fungal pathogens a real-life possibility? Could fungal infections turn people into fungi creatures? Are there treatments or a vaccine for these diseases?

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Thursday, September 7, 2023

Biological Sciences Seminar: Dr. Sean Moore

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Sciences Center

Please join the Department of Biological Sciences for a seminar presentation featuring Dr. Sean Moore, Assistant Research Professor.

Seminar Title: "Modeling the geographic burden of infectious diseases to maximize intervention effectiveness"

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Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Biological Sciences Seminar: Dr. Zach Schafer

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Sciences Center

Please join the Department of Biological Sciences for a seminar presentation featuring Dr. Zach Schafer, Coleman Foundation Associate Professor of Cancer Biology.

Seminar Title: "Cell death pathways and metabolic reprogramming: a mechanistic interrogation of how cancer cells survive during tumor progression"

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Friday, September 15, 2023

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

CoS Postdoc Lightning Talk Competition: Biological Sciences Qualifying Round

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Sciences Center

The College of Science will be hosting the 2nd annual CoS Postdocs Lightning Talk Competition in honor of Postdoc Appreciation Week, September 18-22, 2023.

The Department of Biological Sciences will be holding the qualification round for the CoS Postdoc Lightning Talk Competition on Tuesday, September 19, 2023. This competition highlights exciting scientific research being conducted by postdoctoral scholars in the College of Science and helps develop presentation and research communication skills. The goal is for postdocs to effectively explain their research in three minutes to a non-specialist audience, with the support of a single slide. Three finalists selected from this round will move on to the CoS stage of the competition with the chance to win a cash prize of up to $500!…

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Thursday, September 21, 2023

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Biological Sciences Seminar: Dr. Mark Lara

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Location: 283 Galvin Life Sciences Center

Please join the Department of Biological Sciences for a seminar presentation featuring Dr. Mark Lara, Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana.…

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Thursday, September 28, 2023

Virtues and Vocations presents Dr. Rana Awdish: “Healing with Intention”

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Location: McKenna Hall Auditorium

Rana Awdish, MD, is a pulmonary and critical care physician serving as the Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at Henry Ford Hospital. She also serves as the Medical Director of Care Experience for Henry Ford’s Health System, where she has integrated compassionate communication strategies and Narrative Medicine practice into the curriculum. She is the author of In Shock

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Friday, September 29, 2023