UNL Lectures this Week (Jan. 19-25)

Campus lectures for the week Jan. 19-25

Tuesday, Jan. 22

Big Ideas Seminar, "Advancements in Plant Recognition and Identification Technology," David Jacobs, University of Maryland, 2 to 5 p.m., Avery Hall, room 115. Call 402-472-7082

MLK Week Chancellor’s Program, keynote by Tracy Snipe, political scientists and writer; and Sarah Collins-Rudolph and Junie Collins-Williams, surviving sisters of 16th Street Baptist church bombing of 1963, 5 p.m., Nebraska Union. Includes presentation of UNL’s Fulfilling the Dream Awards. Reception to follow keynote. Call 402-472-0085


Wednesday, Jan. 23

Nebraska Gateway to Nutrigenomics Seminar, “Genome Engineering: Concepts, Methods and Advances,” Channabasavaiah Gurumurthy, University of Nebraska Medical Center, noon, East Union. Call 402-472-3826

Spring 2013 Water Seminar, "The Niobrara River Basin Study: Using Various Models to Assess Water Supplies and Demands," Brandi Flyr, Nebraska Department of Natural Resources, 3:30 p.m., Hardin Hall, room 107. Call 402-472-7372

Spring 2013 Biotechnology/Life Sciences Seminar, "The Ancestral Human Microbiome and Impact of Acculturation," Gloria Dominguez Bello, New York University School of Medicine, 3:30 p.m. reception, 4 p.m. lecture, Beadle Center E103. Call 402-472-2635


Thursday, Jan. 24

School of Biological Sciences Seminar, "Adaptive Cellular Responses of Drosophila to a Variable Environment," Kristi Montooth, Indiana University, 3:30 p.m., Hamilton Hall, room 112. Call 402-472-2729

MLK Week Panel Discussion, "Race, Immigration and the Transforming of a Nation: America in the 21st Century," 7:30 p.m., Gaughan Multicultural Center. Call 402-472-8514


Friday, Jan. 25

Chemistry Colloquium, "What Makes Chemistry Difficult to Learn? A Research Perspective," Diane Bunch, Catholic University of America, Hamilton Hall, room 112. Call 402-472-3523