CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: April 26, 2001
UI engineering lecture is May 3
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- George Georgiou, professor of chemical engineering and
biomedical engineering at the University of Texas, Austin, will deliver a
Caterpillar Distinguished Lecture from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 3 in
Room 101 of the Samuel L. Becker Communications Studies Building.
The lecture, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the University
of Iowa College of Engineering and the Caterpillar Foundation. Georgiou plans
to deliver a talk titled "Functional Expression of Complex Proteins in
Bacteria: Genetic, Biochemical, Structural Biology and Engineering Strategies."
Georgiou holds the Cullen Trust and Currie Endowed Chair in Engineering and
is a member of the Institute for Cell and Molecular Biology.
The Caterpillar Distinguished Lecture Colloquium is made possible by grants
awarded to the UI College of Engineering through the UI Foundation by the
Caterpillar Foundation of Peoria, Ill. The grants comprise the Caterpillar
Excellence Fund, which aids student, faculty and curriculum development in
the College of Engineering.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored
events. People requiring an accommodation in order to participate in this
program are asked to contact the UI department of chemical and biochemical
engineering in advance at 319-335-1400.