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Release: Oct. 27, 1999

Nov. 12 lecture, Nov. 13 symposium are on tissue engineering

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Tissue engineering will be the topic of a Friday, Nov. 12 lecture and a Saturday, Nov. 13 symposium at the University of Iowa.

A UI College of Engineering Caterpillar Colloquium Series lecture will be given by Dawn Applegate, senior project manager at Advanced Tissue Sciences, La Jolla, Calif., at 3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12 in Lecture Room 1 of Van Allen Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Applegate will also speak at a Tissue Engineering Symposium scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and continue until 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13 at the Iowa Memorial Union. Hosted by the College of Engineering departments of biomedical engineering and chemical and biochemical engineering, the symposium will be an informational meeting on the status of UI tissue engineering research. The meeting will include presentations by faculty from the UI colleges of engineering, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and liberal arts. Support for the symposium is being provided by the deans of the colleges of engineering, medicine and dentistry and the Office of the Vice President for Research. Further information and registration may be obtained by contacting Jo Dickens, Center for Conferences and Institutes, at 319-335-4141.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the UI Center for Conferences and Institutes in advance at 319-335-4039 or at 800-551-9029.