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Events: Week of Feb. 23 – 27

More events are listed on the Campus Events page. For a list of workshops offered by the Office of Research and Engagement, visit https://tiny.utk.edu/oreworkshops

Monday, Feb. 23

Comparative & Experimental Medicine Seminar
“Foodborne Noroviruses: Global Health Concerns”
Dr. Doris D’Souza, Associate Professor in the Food Science & Technology Department
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM; College of Veterinary Medicine, Sequoyah Room
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Spring 2015 Microbiology General Seminar Series
On Monday, Feb. 23rd, 2014, at 3:35 p.m., Dr. Lixin Zhang, from the Chinese Academy of Science Key Laboratory of Pathogenic Microbiology and Immunology, will present a seminar titled, ‘bioprospecting microbial natural products for potential anti-infective drugs,’ as part of the Microbiology General Seminar series for the Spring 2015 semester. The seminar will be presented in Walters Life Sciences, room M309. Admission is free and open to the public.
3:35 PM – 5:00 PM; Walters Life Sciences M309
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Architecture + Design Lecture: MAde
MAde (Maigret Arquero Design Studio) will present “Playing Lines.” MAde is the brainchild of Jen Maigret and Maria Arquero. Their research-based design practice is focused on the development of environmentally and culturally sound approaches to architecture and urbanism.
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM; McCarty Auditorium
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Tuesday, Feb. 24

4th Annual Watershed Symposium at UT
The Watershed Faculty at UT will host the 4th Annual Watershed Symposium on Tuesday, February 24th, at Hollingsworth Auditorium on the UT Agriculture Campus to highlight the latest research in water-related fields and share insights from state and federal experts around this year’s theme of Horizons of Environmental and Water Policy: Where we are and where we are going. Visit http://watershed.utk.edu/symposium.html for more details and to register for this free event.
All Day; Ellington Plant Sciences Hollingsworth Auditorium
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Wednesday, Feb. 25

CCI Research Symposium
Research dealing with communication and information issues presented at this day long syposium. Papers and posters will be presented.
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Patrick Auditorium
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Thursday, Feb. 26

2014-15 African American Trailblazer Series: Dr. Mark Dean
Hallerin Hilton Hill interviews Dr. Mark E. Dean, the John Fisher Distinguished Professor at the University of Tennessee College of Engineering. His research focus is in advanced computer architecture (beyond Von Neumann systems), data centric computing, and computational sciences.
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM; Hodges Library Auditorium
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Chemistry Seminar: ‘Targeted Nanoparticles for Mitochondrial Medicine’
UT Host: Dr. Michael Best
Speaker: Dr. Shanta Dhar, The University of Georgia
Title:  “Targeted Nanoparticles for Mitochondrial Medicine”
3:40 PM – 5:00 PM; Buehler Hall
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Using Research for National Scholarship and Fellowship Applications
Thinking about applying for a national fellowship or scholarship and unsure if participating in undergraduate research will help your selection chances? In this seminar, Nichole Fazio-Veigel will walk undergraduates through the national fellowship or scholarship application process and address how undergraduates can use research as a springboard to apply for national scholarships and fellowships.
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM; Blount Hall, Room A004
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Friday, Feb. 27

UT Science Forum: Atoms Have Feelings Too
On February 27, Takeshi Egami, UT-ORNL Distinguished Professor/Scientist in the Department of Materials Sciences and Engineering, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and Director of the Joint Institute for Neutron Sciences and, will speak on “Atoms Have Feelings Too: How They Suffer and Get Frustrated in Liquids and Solids” from noon to 1 p.m. during the UT Science Forum in Thompson-Boling Arena Dining Room C-D.
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM; Thompson-Boling Arena, Private Room C-D
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