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Minne-College in Florida

Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:00PM - 6:00PM

Join alumni and friends to hear from U of M faculty and experts on some of the hottest topics of the day. 

REGISTRATION
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Program Schedule:

Welcome
Karen Hanson, U of M Executive Vice President and Provost

Keynote: 1-2 p.m.
A Window Into Alzheimer's: Are The Eyes A Key To Early Detection And Prevention?
Swati More and Robert Vince, Center for Drug Design, Academic Health Center

Session 1: 2:15 – 3 p.m.
Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development
Ann Masten, College of Education and Human Development
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African Lions on the Brink
Craig Packer, College of Biological Sciences

Session 2: 3:15 – 4 p.m.
The Gene Therapy Revolution
Perry Hackett, College of Biological Sciences
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The Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study
Monica Luciana, College of Liberal Arts

Session 3: 4:15 – 5 p.m.
The Geography of Food: Read the Label
Michael Boland, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Exploring the Mysteries of the Sun: Explosions on our Closest Star
Lindsay Glesener, College of Science and Engineering

University Reception: 5 - 6 p.m.
Supported by the University of Minnesota Foundation

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    Naples, FL 34103

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