NDSU is set to host “Midwest Pharm Fest 2014,” a young investigator symposium on the latest advances in drug development. The May 30-31 symposium at the Fargo Holiday Inn brings together graduate students and post-doctoral fellows to foster scientific knowledge and networking in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.
The event will focus on pharmaceutics and drug delivery, pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmacology, pharmacokinetics and pharmaceutical biotechnology.
The scheduled keynote speaker is Antoinette Moran, division head for pediatric endocrinology and professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota. The topic of her talk is “Type 1 Diabetes Prevention.” She is scheduled to speak on May 30 at 5:45 p.m. and her talk is free and open to all. More information can be found at www.ndsu.edu/pharmsci/midwestpharmfest/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The Midwest Pharm Fest is a great opportunity for graduate students to showcase their research. It features distinguished speakers from across the country and some are our very own alumni. The symposium is designed to provide excellent networking opportunities, which would lead to future academic collaborations,” said Venkata Indurthi, graduate student and president of the NDSU student chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.
The symposium is sponsored by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, NDSU Department of Pharmaceutical sciences, NDSU Department of Pharmacy Practice, the NDSU Graduate School and the NDSU Office of the Provost.
NDSU is recognized as one of the nation's top 108 public and private universities by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education.