Blake Wiedenheft, Ph.D., will give the first annual NIGMS Director’s Early Career Investigator Lecture. The event is geared toward undergraduate students but open to all. Wiedenheft is an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at Montana State University who does research on the CRISPR gene-editing tool. Following a 30-minute talk about his research, Wiedenheft will answer questions related to his career path.
This event is focused on faculty and student research and provides an opportunity to interact and learn from colleagues and students from all three campuses. Please mark your calendar for April 19, 2016. Members of the UDM community can submit publications, presentations and other scholarly achievements to both the Celebration of Scholarly Achievement and Research@UDM newsletter by visiting the submission page. See the Celebration of Scholarly Achievement page for more information on this event.
Posters, publications and student awards will be displayed in the Ballroom on the McNichols campus. In the lobby outside the Ballroom, non-print media projects such as electronic slideshows, videos and 3-dimensional scholarly works will be displayed. There will also be a Celebration of Service with posters highlighting community service and outreach. Please join students and colleagues to view the informative posters and discuss research with students and faculty.