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Loyola Science Center Dedication, September 28, 2012

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Upcoming Events

Topic: 13th Annual Northeast PA Brain Bee 
Saturday, February 11, 2012, 1:30 pm, Loyola Science Center Rm. 133 
The Neuroscience Program at The University of Scranton, together with the Scranton Neuroscience Society and Northeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center, hosts an annual “Brain Bee” for area school students every spring. Any high school student from grades 9 to 12 may compete. The winner will be invited to the National Brain Bee March 4 and 5 (Sunday and Monday) in Baltimore Md.
Registrations close Friday, February 3, 2012
For more information visit the Brain Bee website or contact Dr. J. Timothy Cannon at (570) 941-4266 or

Past Events

Neuroscience Program Annual Conference
Topic: “Using C. elegans as a model to examine the function of genes implicated in Alzheimer's disease”
Friday, November 16, 3 p.m., LSC 133  (There will be student presentations of their research and a chance to meet the speaker from 4:15 to 6 p.m. in LSC 238.) 
Christine Li, Ph.D., professor of biology, The City College of New York

Topic: "The Dr. Harry and Ethel Mullin Memorial Lecture"
November 15, 8:00 p.m., The DeNaples Center- Moskovitz Theater
Lessons Learned about successfully treating people with harmful genetic disorders since the first Mullin Lecture

Topic: "Scranton POWER Networking Event"
November 13, 5-7 p.m. LSC Forum, Room #238
A networking reception for young professionals in the Scranton area at the new Loyola Science Center - sponsored by the Office of Community Relations in cooperation with Scranton POWER.  Free and open to the public.  For more information, contact 570-941-4419 or  

Topic: "Digital Delivery – New Trends in Streaming"
Thursday, November 8, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334
Paul Savage, Director of Digital Operations, CINRAM
Open to the Public

Topic: "Student Professional AWARENESS – IEEE S-PAC"
Thursday, September 15, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334
Jim Watson, PE, President, Career Management Services
Open to the Public

Topic: "The University of Scranton Network – Now and in the Future"
Thursday, September 20, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334 
Speaker: Tim Meade, University of Scranton IT Services
Open to the Public

Topic: "What's it like to hear a Congressperson's confession?"
Fr. Pat Conroy, Chaplain to the U.S. Congress
Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 7:00 pm in LSC 133
Fr. Pat Conroy, S.J., will speak on his life and adventures as the chaplain to the U.S. Congress.  Hear how a Jesuit ministers to politicians in Washington, DC!

Topic: "The Beauty of Computer/Software Engineering"
Thursday, September 27, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334
Speaker: Danny Jackowitz, CE/EE Alumni 2010, University of Scranton CS Dept.
Open to the Public

Topic: "Novel mechanisms of PARP inhibitor resistance in BRCA1-deficient cancer cells”
Research Seminar: Dr. Stephanie Yazinski, Class of 2005, Research Fellow in Medicine, Mass. General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Thursday, Sept. 27 at 11:30 am in LSC 133
Stephanie was involved in research ever since her undergraduate days at the University of Scranton.  As a member of the Honors Program, she conducted NIH-funded research on olfactory cell differentiation.  She then continued her academic training at Cornell University, where she conducted research on cell cycle regulation and cancer.  For this research seminar, she will be presenting her research on her most recent work on cancer.

Topic: "Green Chemistry and Sustainability"
Thursday, October 4, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334
Speaker: Dr. Michael Cann, University of Scranton Chemistry Dept.
Open to the Public

Topic: "Neighbor Night" 
Wed., Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. in Room 133
Presentation, discussion and reception for Scranton residents hosted by the Office of Community Relations – followed by an optional tour of the new Loyola Science Center.  Free and open to all Scranton residents, particularly University neighbors in the Hill Section and downtown.  For more information, contact 570-941-4419 or

Topic: "Engineering & Salesmanship"
Thursday, October 11, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334
Speaker: John Devine, Group Manager, Cardino - BCM
Open to the Public

Topic: "The Metrics of Engagement"
Thursday October 25, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334
Speaker: Dr. Herbert Hauser, University of Scranton Psychology Dept.
Open to the Public

Topic: "Aspects of Project Management – Accountability and Oversight"
Thursday, November 1, 11:45 a.m., LSC 334
Speaker: Donald Webster, President, Marathon Strategy Group
Open to the Public