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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Friday Seminar Series

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The Department of Biological Scicences holds regular seminars that are open to all students, faculty, and the public.  The featured guest speakers present cutting edge research related to the biologcal sciences and are from local and national institutes. 


Seminars occur Fridays from 2:00-3:00 p.m. in the new Clinical Science Building, room #112


Below is the schedule (coming) for the Fall 2017 semester.  We hope to see you there!



 Sept 15           Dr. Kelsey Metzger
                         Assistant Profesor of Biology, Life Sciences
                         Univerisity of Minnesota, Rochester
                         Title:  Flipped, Backwards, and Upside Down: Student-centered curriculum design, implementation, and assessment


Sept. 22            MSU Biological Sciences Graduate Student Flash Talks (5 minute thesis presentations):
                         Alicia Freeman, Alexandra Grond, Sirri Ngwa, Melissa Oubre and Quan Tran


Sept. 29            Dr. Penny Knoblich, Department of Biological Sciences
                         Dr. Mary Hadley, Department of Chemistry


Oct. 6                Mr. Derek Korplea and Dr. Mark Rutherford
                          University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine


Oct. 13              Ms. Cari Graber,  MS Candidate
                          Department of Biological Sciences graduate student presentation


Oct. 27              Dr. Jon Ritter,
                          Washington University School of Medicine


 Nov. 3               Ms. Maddie Michels-Boyce, MS Candidate
                          Department of Biological Sciences graduate student presentation


Nov. 10              Ms. Josie Boyle
                          Chankaska Creek Winery and Ranch


Nov. 17              Dr. Melissa Blessing
                          Mayo Clinic, Rochester


Dec 1                 Dr. Yuta Kawarasaki
                          Gustavus Adolphus College


                                                                              Minnesota State University Mankato
                                                                                Department of Biological Sciences
                                                                              S-242 Trafton Science Center South
                                                                                             Mankato, MN 56001
                                                                                                 (507) 389-2786

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