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Career Development Center

Science Week

Loyola University Chicago
October 21 - 24, 2013
Science Week 2013

Computer Science Seminar: Monday, October 21
Careers in computational fields
Panel Discussion
4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Damen Multi-purpose Room/North, LSC

Computational skills are becoming increasingly important for securing stable, fulfilling, and lucrative careers. A brief overview of career prospects and the state of the job market in computational fields will be followed by a panel discussion representing the major divisions of career paths - academic, corporate industry, and small start-ups. Come to learn more about the careers that await you at the end of your current educational experience at Loyola.
Sponsored by the Department of Computer Science

Reception prior to seminar – Light refreshments and snacks will be provided.


Keynote Address: Tuesday, October 22
Science makes our world more livable and humane
Dr. Bob Eisenberg, Rush University
4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Quinlan Life Science, LSB 142, LSC

The focus of this presentation is a small but important part of biology where numbers matter - molecules with tiny holes of diameter about 0.0000000006 meters.  These channels control how we taste, see, and think about things. Dr. Eisenberg will show what we know about these channels and how we are trying to make them work better.
Sponsored by the Department of Mathematics.

Reception prior to presentation – enjoy refreshments and hors d’oeuvre starting at 4:00 p.m.


Science and Technology Information Fair: Wednesday, October 23
3:00 – 5:00 p.m., Quinlan Life Science Lobby, LSC

Companies, university graduate programs, and Loyola student clubs will be present to discuss jobs and academic programs related to your majors in science and technology.  Bring your resume! For a list of registered schools and employers see: https://luc-csm.symplicity.com/events/students.php?mode=list&cf=13ScienceDays 
Sponsored by the Career Development Center


Bioinformatics Presentation—Molecular Biology & the Movies: Thursday, October 24
Contagion: Integrating Molecular and Computational Techniques for Detecting Emerging Pathogens
Dr. Catherine Putonti, Loyola University Chicago
4:30 – 5:30 p.m., Quinlan Life Science, LSB 142, LSC

Have you seen the movie Contagion? Viral outbreaks, such as the one in this film, are an increasing threat in the 21st century. Join us as we dissect the movie and the methodologies employed to detect, diagnose, and combat emerging pathogens.
Sponsored by the Bioinformatics Program

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