Ken Smith, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, will present, "UIC College of Pharmacy." His talk will include an overview of careers in pharmacy and an overview of UIC College of Pharmacy paths to admission and admission requirements.
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Kelly Nelson, MS, MT (ASCP), instructor, Medical Laboratory Science Program at Mayo School of Health Sciences, will present "Medical Laboratory Science."
Jon Humston, graduate student at the University of Iowa, will present "Compressive Sampling Really Works: Applications in Chemistry."
Erik Brincks, senior scientist at NewLink Genetics in Ames, will present "How to use your chemistry degree to cure cancer (without actually doing any chemistry)."
Students who attended the American Chemical Society National Meeting in San Diego will give short presentations on their experiences. Those who are currently doing research and those who will be doing research this summer are especially encouraged to attend.
UNI alumni Jill Humston, Jan King and Tori Quist Wagner will discuss "What's It Like To Be A Science Teacher?" They will share their experiences in teaching chemistry and science in K-12 schools.
Anna McGee, Career Services, will present "Discovering Where You Want To Go...And Getting There!" She will discuss job search and networking strategies to drive your success in seeking and landing opportunities both now and in the future.
Faculty and staff advisors from the departments of chemistry and biochemistry and biology will lead a Q & A about the medical school application and admissions process.
"Forgotten Genius," in celebration of Black History Month, the NOVA documentary on the life of African American Chemist Percy Julian will be shown.
Chris Dockendorff, assistant professor at Marquette University, will present "Too Many Channels to Choose From: Using Chemistry to Control Protease-Activated Receptors."