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September 2016

Adventures in Academic Drug Discovery

September 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
FIU MMC AHC-4, Room 402,
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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Lecture presented by Dr. Dianqing Sun from the University of Hawaii at Hilo

September 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Research in Dianqing Sun's laboratory focuses on the design and synthesis of novel small molecule and natural product based anti-infective and anti-cancer agents. The chemical approaches include classical organic synthesis, parallel and high-throughput chemistry, solid-phase organic synthesis, followed by traditional medicinal chemistry optimization of the emerging lead compounds.  Read More about Dr. Dianqing Sun...

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October 2016

Lecture presented by Dr. Penny Beuning from Northeastern University

October 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
11200 SW 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199 United States
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The interests of Prof. Beuning’s lab are to understand cellular responses to DNA damage. All organisms experience damage to their genetic material from environmental and endogenous sources. Multiple systems exist to identify and remove damaged bases from DNA in organisms from bacteria to humans. For example, the bacterial SOS response, involving the upregulation of at least 50 genes in E. coli, is induced when cells experience damage to their DNA and other stresses. Many of the genes induced as part…

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November 2016

ComPASS- Strategic Enrollment

November 18
11200 SW 8th street
Miami, 33199

As we move forward in the performance funding era and continue with the implementation of the BeyondPossible2020Strategic Plan, we are excited to announce the launch of ComPASS (Communication Protocol for Accountability and Strategic Support), a statistics-based management process created to support and measure our university’s current instructional, curricular, and operational needs. The third comPASS meeting will be devoted to topics that directly impact the strategic increase in student enrollment including total undergraduate and graduate enrollment by campus and academic site,…

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