Fall 2002 - Spring 2003

The University of Delaware's Howard Hughes Medical Institute Undergraduate Education Program will co-sponsor presentations by several distinguished scientists and science educators this year. These speakers intend to promote and provoke interdisciplinary discussion about teaching and learning issues in undergraduate science education. Faculty, graduate students, undergraduates, and  high school teachers are encouraged to attend.

Steve Dahms 
Prof of Biochemistry, San Diego State University
Executive Director, California State University Program for Education and   Research in Biotecnology (CSUPERB)
Biotechnology Features Editor for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education (BAMBED)
Member, ASBMB Education and Professional Development Committee

Seminar: Status of the Biotechnology Industry and Career Opportunities for University Graduates
4:00 PM Friday, October 4, 2002 in 127 Memorial Hall
Refreshments at 3:45 PM
Cosponsored by the Department of Biological Sciences

Jack W. Szostak
HHMI Investigator,
Prof of Genetic Harvard Medical School,
Alexander Rich Distinguished Investigator Massachusetts General Hospital

Seminar:  Directed Evolution of RNA and Protein Molecules with Novel Functions
4 PM Monday, December 2, 2002 in 214 Brown Laboratory
Cosponsored by the Biochemistry Seminar Series

Thomas Wenzel
Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, Bates College
Past President of the Council on Undergraduate Research
Recipient of the 1999 ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry Education

Seminar:  Curricular Reform in Analytical Chemistry
CANCELLED - Rescheduled for November 3, 2003
4 PM Wednesday, December 11, 2002 in 214 Brown Laboratory
Cosponsored by the Physical Analytical Chemistry Seminar Series

Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, M. D.
Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania, and
Director of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
NUCLEUS Banquet speaker Sunday, 27 April 4:30 PM Trabant Multipurpose Room A
CHEM-342 Introduction to Biochemistry, Monday, April 28, 8AM 208 Gore Hall

Frank Ferrone
Dept. of Physics & Atmospheric Science, Drexel Univ.

Seminar: What Sickle Cell Hemoglobin Polymerization Tells Us About Protein Aggregation.
4 PM Monday, May 5, 2003 in 214 Brown Laboratory
Cosponsored by the Biochemistry Seminar Series
CHEM-342 Introduction to Biochemistry, Monday, May 5, 8AM 208 Gore Hall

Anthony C. Allison
SurroMed, Inc. Mountain View, California
Author of: Protection Afforded by Sickle Cell Trait Against Subtertian Malarial Infection  British Medical Journal 1, 290 - 294 (1954) 

Seminar:  Lessons from the Interface of Genetics and Medicine
7:30 PM Thursday, May 8, 2003 in 103 Gore Hall
Cosponsored by the DuPont Scholars Program
CHEM-342 Introduction to Biochemistry, Friday, May 9,  8AM 208 Gore Hall

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