Montana State University

Kopriva Science Seminar Series:

AY 2012-2013 Speakers

Amy Servid
4:10 pm, Friday, October 5, 2012, Byker Auditorium

Amy Servid, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry will present "Engineering Protein Cages for Therapeutic and Materials Applications, Exploring the Interior and Exterior Surfaces." Servid is the recipient of a Kopriva Graduate Fellowship.

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Jay Neitz
4 pm, Tuesday, October 23, 2012, Procrastinator Theater

Jay Neitz, professor of ophthalmology and a color vision researcher at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, will present "Reweaving the Rainbow: Gene Therapy and Its Potential for Treating Vision Disorders."

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Alison O'Neil
4:10 pm, Wednesday, January 16, 2013, Byker Auditorium

Alison O'Neil, a doctoral student in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the recipient of a Kopriva Graduate Fellowship, will present "Engineering P22 Virus Like Particles to be Nanomaterial Building Blocks."

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Vince Giuliano
5:30 pm, Monday, March 25, 2013, Hager Auditorium, Museum of the Rockies

Vince Giuliano, independent longevity researcher-writer and consultant, will present "The Prospects that Emerging Science Offers us for Longer Healthy Lifespans."

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Sandra Halonen
4 pm, Tuesday, April 23, 2013, Procrastinator Theater

Sandra Halonen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Montana State University. She studies the effects of the parasite Toxoplasma Gondii on the human brain. She will present "Toxoplasma Gondii and Brain Disorders: A Common Brain Pathogen as Possible Etiological Agent of Schizophrenia and Other Neurological Disorders."

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