Warren Steinkraus Lecture on Human Ideals: "Explanation, Truthiness and the False Climb to Knowledge"
Dr. J.D. Trout, professor of philosophy and psychology at Loyola University Chicago, will speak on "Explanation, Truthiness and the False Climb to Knowledge." Trout, who earned a Ph.D. in philosophy and cognitive science from Cornell University, specializes in the nature of scientific explanation, scientific realism and intellectual progress, and the psychology of human judgment. Mark Zelcer of Oswego's philosophy department will make opening remarks. Free; parking for those without a campus parking sticker is $1 -- see oswego.edu/parking. 315-312-2249.
Location: Marano Campus Center Auditorium, Room 132
Thursday, Oct 19, 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Theater production: "Clybourne Park"
Winner of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize and the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play, "Clybourne Park" explodes in two outrageous acts set 50 years apart. Act One takes place in 1959, as white community leaders anxiously try to stop the sale of a home to a black family. Act Two is set in the same house in the present day, as the now predominantly African-American neighborhood battles to hold its ground in the face of gentrification. $15 ($7 for SUNY Oswego students). 315-312-2141 or http://tickets.oswego.edu
Location: Waterman Theatre, Tyler Hall
Thursday, Oct 19, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Field Hockey vs. New Paltz
Location: Laker Turf Stadium
Friday, Oct 20, 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Swimming & Diving vs. Oneonta
No admission fee.
Location: Laker Hall Pool, 2761 Co Rte 7, Oswego, NY 13126, USA
Saturday, Oct 21, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct 18, 11:03 p.m. - 11:03 p.m.
Established in 2004, the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Center (MBBC) is a College of Liberal Arts and Sciences research and teaching facility that consists of several laboratories and offices in the east wing of the third floor of the Shineman Center. The MBBC is comprised of faculty and students from the Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry. The MBBC is also adjacent to a shared instrument lab which houses a MALDI-TOF MS and and ICP-MS. Any persons interested in using the facilities may contact any of the participating faculty listed below.
DNA – DNA sequencing, chromosomal and plasmid purification, agarose and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, restriction analysis, PCR, site-directed mutagenesis, cDNA cloning, transformation of competent cells, DNA polymorphism analysis, DNA labeling
RNA – purification, agarose gel electrophoresis, Northern analysis, RT-PCR, in vitro transcription, RNA sequence analysis
Protein – expression, purification, SDS-PAGE, Western analysis, 2-D PAGE, enzyme kinetics, in vitro translation, radiolabeled competition analysis, MALDI-TOF analysis, inhibition studies, coupled enzymatic reactions
Cell biology – mammalian cell culture, bacterial cell culture, apoptosis studies, cytotoxicity screens (growth inhibition/cell kill, IC50), subcellular fractionation, intracellular protein trafficking
Computer skills – DNA and protein sequence analysis (secondary structure prediction, specific motif identification, database searches, and hydropathy, similarity and amphipathicity analyses) using SeqWeb and bioinformatics web sites (NCBI, SwissProt, Expasy, etc.), 2-D PAGE analysis software (ImageMaster), Statistics Programs (SPSS, GraphPad), Adobe Photoshop
Sorvall WX80 ultracentrifuge
Beckman high-speed centrifuges (2)
Bio-TEK microplate reader and plate washer
Bio Rad DCode Universal Mutation Detection System
Biosafety Level 2 hoods
Kodak gel documentation system
Water, gas, and air are all on line. Adequate bench space, sinks, and fume hoods for hazardous volatile materials are also present. The research lab is equipped with microfuges, PAGE and agarose electrophoresis equipment, electrophoresis power supplies, gel drying system, thermocyclers, UV crosslinker, bacterial shaking incubators (4-80°C), hybridization oven, Spectronic UV/Vis spectrophotometer, dissolved oxygen monitor, analytical balances, and a vacufuge. Complete and separate work areas for mammalian cell culture and work with radioisotopes are also available. Adjacent to the MBBC is a 4°C walk-in refrigerated room and an autoclave.
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