The BE Department's Seminar Series Speaker, Dr. Christopher Fox, VP of Formulations at the Infectious Disease Research Institute, will present: "From Bench to Clinic: Development of the 3M-052-Alum Vaccine Adjuvant Formulation".
April 7th at 10:30 am through WebEx
For nearly a century, aluminum salts have been the most widely used vaccine adjuvant formulation, with an established history of safety and efficacy. Nevertheless, for extremely challenging disease targets such as tuberculosis or HIV, the adjuvant activity of aluminum salts is not adequate to achieve protective efficacy. This presentation will describe a formulation approach to solving this challenge by developing a lipid-based nanosuspension of a synthetic TLR7/8 ligand (3M-052), that facilitates adsorption to aluminum oxyhydroxide (Alum) via the structural properties of the lipid excipient employed.
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Psychosocial Issues Related to Pregnancy and Fertility for Women with Disabilities - Roxanna Nasseri Pebdani
Lecture/Readings | Year of the Woman
Women with disabilities face many barriers to pregnancy and fertility, most of which are not physical. From society sending messages that women with disabilities are asexual to physicians not knowing how to handle the pregnancy of a woman with a disability, the obstacles can be plentiful. During this talk, Dr. Pebdani will address the structural and psychosocial barriers that women with disabilities face, and will identify methods to reduce or eliminate these barriers.
Dr. Roxanna Nasseri Pebdani is a Senior Lecturer and Course Director in the Discipline of Rehabilitation Counselling at the University of Sydney. She is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has authored or co-authored over 20 journal articles and book chapters and has conducted over thirty presentations at local, national, and international conferences. Dr. Pebdani’s research interests are in women's issues in disability, specifically pregnancy and fertility. Dr. Pebdani also conducts research on sexuality and disability.
This workshop was developed to educate first time home buyers about the home purchasing process. Through education, individuals will better understand each step in the process and gain confidence in their home buying decisions.
Lecture/Readings | Year of the Woman
Join us on April 16 for an interesting interview with published author and professor of history and religious studies at University of Utah, Colleen McDannell. McDannell will discuss female members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints view on the church’s culture since the end of polygamy. From suffrage to modern day blogging, hear McDannell’s research on feminist movements within the church after plural marriage was no longer practiced. This event is free and open to the public.
NOTICE: All university events have been canceled through Friday, May 1, in order to prevent COVID-19 from appearing and spreading in campus communities throughout the state. For more information, visit: www.usu.edu/COVID-19.
Come join in our annual 5K fun run fundraiser! Proceeds go towards supporting our design projects for communities around the world. It's a fun time and there will be prizes, T-shirts, and refreshments!
US Air Force Civilian Service is holding a virtual career fair. They are looking to hire individuals in engineering, computer science, math, science, and technology. Registration is required and must be completed by 9 April 2020.
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