BROKEN ARROW - The Northeastern State University Broken Arrow campus will begin its spring 2018 Biology and Chemistry Seminar Series Jan. 26.

Presented by the NSU Gregg Wadley College of Science & Health Professions and arranged by Dr. Sapna Das-Bradoo, associate professor of molecular biology, the series includes speakers with topics of interest in four areas of study.

Dr. Joseph Ahlander, representing Northeastern State University, will present "Flying tumors: engaging students in research with fruit fly models of cancer" on Jan. 26. This session will be hosted by Das-Bradoo.

On Feb. 23, will be "Visible-light-promoted formation of nitrogen-centered radicals from N-Halo reagents" presented by Dr. Angus Lamar, representing the University of Tulsa. This session will be hosted by NSU faculty member Dr. Nathan Green.

"What CD73 knock-out mice taught me about biology," presented by Dr. Linda Thompson, representing Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. will be held on March 30. This session will be hosted by Das-Bradoo.

Dr. Lauren Zenewicz, representing the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, will present "Gut instincts: environmental factors and regulation of the cytokine interleukin-22 (IL-22) at mucosal barriers" on April 20. This session will be hosted by Dr. Kyeorda Kemp.

There is no charge to attend the seminars, and the series is open to all who wish to attend. Complimentary cookies and coffee will be provided for guests.

Each one-hour lecture begins at 10 a.m. at the NSUBA campus in the Administrative Services Building, Room 141 Auditorium, 3100 E. New Orleans.

For more information, contact Das-Bradoo at dasbrado@nsuok.edu.

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