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- Biosafety Training
- December 12 2013 at 12:00 PMScott HallThis training is required annually for all employees who work with materials that are handled at Biosafety Level 2 (BSL2), including work with human blood, body fluids, tissue, cell lines, animals infected with human pathogens, mammalian viruses, etc. Employees who have taken this class at least once at WSU may take the annual refresher on-line. Topics covered include: Explanation of Biosafety Principles and Levels from CDC/NIH Contents of the WSU Biosafety Manual & Exposure Control Plan Explanation of bloodborne infectious diseases Procedures to follow in an exposure incident Safe work practices Personal protective equipment Use of biological safety cabinets and other safety equipment Biohazard waste disposal rules, and much more. Click here to view the Biosafety Powerpoint Presentation (note: viewing these slides does not count as training!) Click here for an explanation of Biosafety Levels.
- "Medical Students' Views of Knowing and Learning"
- December 12 2013 at 12:00 PMScott HallPresented by: Jennifer Eastwood, Ph.D.Assistant Professor of Biomedical SciencesOakland University, William Beaumont School of Medicine
- Thomas N. Bonner Book Award Lecture
- December 12 2013 at 3:00 PMDavid Adamany Undergraduate LibraryThe biennial Thomas N. Bonner Book Award Lecture will be presented Dec. 12 in the Community Room of the David Adamany Undergraduate Library.The award is given every two years for the best book published during that interval that deals with the conjunction of the humanities and the sciences. The Bonner Book Award is sponsored by Wayne State University’s Academy of Scholars, and the Award Committee is composed of members of the academy from the School of Medicine and from the liberal arts faculties.This most recent award was presented to Michael Marmor, M.D., and James Ravin, M.D., for their book, “The Artist’s Eyes: Vision and the History of Art,” published by Abrams Press. The book focuses on the vision problems of the great artists and how these may have influenced their paintings.Dr. Ravin, who will give the 3 p.m. lecture, is an ophthalmologist who practices in Toledo, Ohio, at TLC Eyecare & Laser Centers. He is a contributor to a textbook soon to be released titled “Doctors of Another Calling,” and is a clinical associate professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toledo College of Medicine.Dr. Marmor is a professor of Ophthalmology at Stanford University.A reception in the adjoining Rare Book Room will follow Dr. Ravin’s lecture.
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Dr. Kalyan C. Kondapalli
The Johns Hopkins University
Graduated from Dr. Stemmler’s laboratory in 2008
Title of his Dissertation: Structure-Function Studies of Frataxin: An Iron Chaperone in the Mitochondrial Fe-S Cluster and Heme Biosynthentic Pathways