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STEM Seminar - Undergrad Researchers

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
12:20pm – 1:10pm

Storrs Campus
Laurel 111

The McNair Scholars Program and the Office of Undergraduate Research invite you to join us for a research seminar series on the Storrs campus. The series is open to all undergraduate and graduate students and is designed especially for students conducting (or interested in conducting) undergraduate STEM research.

Presentation 1: The evolutionary story of silent DNA in the centromeres of Peromyscus mice

Brendan Smalec ’16 (Molecular and Cell Biology & Art History)

Undergraduate researcher, O’Neill lab, Molecular and Cell Biology

Presentation 2: Ensemble-based virtual screening of the human glycine receptor alpha-3 subtype: A predictive tool for discovering compounds that may elicit THC-like analgesic responses in vivo

Andrew Maxwell ’17 (Structural Biology and Biophysics)

Undergraduate researcher, Pei Tang Lab, Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics & Anesthesiology

TECBio REU, University of Pittsburgh: Simulation and Visualization of Biological Systems at Multiple Scales

Bring your lunch. Admission is free!

More information is available at:


Caroline McGuire,

Office of Undergraduate Research (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, First Year Programs & Learning Communities, Honors Program, Molecular and Cell Biology, UConn Master Calendar

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