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8:30 am
NIH Protein Biotechnology Training Program Research Symposium
Conference / Symposium
WSU Pullman - Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center

Join us in celebrating 35 years of our NIH Protein Biotechnology Training Program by attending our annual Research Symposium on Thursday, April 4th from 8:30am to 4:30pm in the Elson Floyd Cultural Center. This year our Symposium theme is Breaking the PhD Mold where we will be celebrating unique, inspirational and diverse PhD journeys that do not follow the traditional academic/industry routes. We will be enjoying poster and oral presentations from current program trainees and external speakers.

11 am
Final Exam-Elvin Cabrera
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Fulmer Hall

Chemistry Final Defense
Speaker: Elvin Cabrera
Title: Compressing Experimental Timescales in Drift Tube Ion Mobility – Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry

12:10 pm
Physics and Astronomy Colloquium – Dr. Gail Schaefer
Workshop / Seminar
WSU Pullman - Webster Physical Science Building

The CHARA Array combines the light of six 1-meter telescopes at optical and near-infrared wavelengths with baselines ranging from 34 to 331 meters to achieve milliarcsecond resolution. The Array is used to measure the sizes of stars, image stellar surfaces, detect close binary companions, and resolve the inner structure of circumstellar disks.

4:30 pm
“The Dividing Line: Race and Segregation in Early Seattle”
WSU Pullman - Todd Hall

Dr. Megan Asaka (University of California, Riverside), author of Seattle from the Margins: Exclusion, Erasure, and the Making of a Pacific Coast City will give a talk titled “The Dividing Line: Race and Segregation in Early Seattle”.