The Sverdrup Visiting Scientist Program – April 10 and April 11

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The Sverdrup Visiting Scientist Program welcomes Dr. Sarah Keller, Professor Of Chemistry, and biophysicist at University of Washington. In her Convocation Lecture titled “Stabilizing Fragile Membranes on the Early Earth”, Keller will explain that small building blocks of DNA and proteins can interact with membranes, stabilizing them and providing insight into early life processes on Earth (Tuesday, April 11, Hoversten Chapel). Please note the Convocation Schedule for adjusted class times on this day.

Dr. Keller will also attend, mingle, and talk to students about the Zyzzogeton Research Symposium and other events as well as present a seminar for undergraduate STEM students entitled: “Membranes of Hungry Yeast are Tiny, Living Thermostats,” April 10 at 5:00 PM in Hagfors 150A.

Convocation Schedule