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UNL Lectures this Week (Feb. 2-8)

Campus lectures for the week Feb. 2-8

Monday, Feb. 4

Great Plains Town Hall Meeting on the National Climate Assessment Report, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-4270

E.N. Thompson Forum on World Issues, “Protecting the Human Rights of Religious Minorities Worldwide,” Felice Gaer, American Jewish Committee, 7 p.m., Lied Center for Performing Arts. Call 402-472-0074


Tuesday, Feb. 5

Biochemistry/Redox Biology Center, “Linking Cardiolipin to T-Cell Function and Mitochondrial Beta-oxidation,” Grant Hatch, 4 p.m., N172 Beadle Center. Call 402-472-3173

Entomology lecture, “Stored Product Pest Management: Challenges and Opportunities in Research and Applications,” Thomas Phillips, Kansas State University, 4 p.m., Entomology Hall. Call 402-472-2123


Wednesday, Feb. 6

Clayton Yeutter International Trade Program Visiting Scholar featuring Roy Southworth, country manager for the World Bank Office, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., CBA 139D. Email

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics, “Cellular Responses to Copper Limitations: Are They Beneficial for Health?,” Jaekwon Lee, noon, East Union. Call 402-472-3862

Spring 2013 Water Seminar Series, Williams Memorial Lecture, “Global Precipitation in the 21st Century,” George Huffman, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall. Call 402-472-7372

Nebraska Center for Materials and Nanoscience seminar, “Integration of Hexagonal ZNO Films with Cubic Substrates,” Hui-Qiong Wang, Xiameng University, China, 4 p.m., Jorgensen Hall. Call 402-472-2716

Spring 2013 Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, “Using the iPlant Cyberinfrastructure to Expore the Potential Connection Between Heterosis, Cellular Aging and Intracellular Protein Metabolism,” Stephen Goff, University of Arizona, reception at 3:30 p.m., lecture at 4 p.m., Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2635


Thursday, Feb. 7

Biochemistry Graduate Student Seminar with Cameron Murphy, noon, Beadle Center. Call 402-472-2932

Discipline-Based Education Research Seminar, "The Influence of Perception on a Developmental Transition in Spatial Working Memory," Anny Schutte, 2 p.m., 219 Bessey Hall. Email

Heads vs. Feds, debate over the legalization of marijuana, Steve Hager, former editor-in-chief of High Times magazine, and Robert Stutman, former DEA special agent, free to students, $5 for all others, 7:30 p.m., Nebraska Union.


Friday, Feb. 8

Agricultural Economics Seminar, “Environmental and Economic Tradeoffs in a Watershed When Using Corn Stover for Bioenergy,” Benjamin Gramig, 3 p.m., Filley Hall. Call 402-472-2757

Chemistry Colloquium, “Metal-Organic Frameworks: Preparation and Application,” Hongcai (Joe) Zhou, Texas A&M University, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall. Call 402-472-3523