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Laura Lowe Furge,Ph.D.

  • Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI, Department of Chemistry, invited lecture. Oct. 16, 2014.
  • University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, AR, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, invited lecture entitled, “Preventing Adverse Drug Events: Commonalities Between Inactivation of CYP2D6 and CYP3A4,” May 7, 2014.
  • University of Arkansas Medical School, Little Rock, AR, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department, invited talk for graduate students entitled, “Careers in Academia: Undergraduate Institutions,” May 6, 2014.
  • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI, Biomedical Science and Department of Cell & Molecular Biology, invited lecture entitled “Using Molecular Dynamics of P450 enzymes to Understand Adverse Drug Events,” March 28, 2014.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Program in Biomedical Sciences, invited lecture entitled “How to Get and Keep a Position at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution,” March 14, 2014.
  • Kalamazoo College at the University of Extremadura, Cáceres, Spain, invited leader for workshop entitled “Structured Reflection as a Teaching Tool,” Dec. 8-15, 2013.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, College of Pharmacy, invited lecture entitled “Preventing Adverse Drug Events: Understanding Inactivation of Cytochrome P450 Enzymes,” Oct. 16, 2013.
  • Western Michigan School of Medicine, Kalamazoo, MI, 31st Annual Kalamazoo Community Medical and Health Sciences Research Day, invited lecture entitled “Metoclopramide is Metabolized Primarily by Human CYP 2D6 and is a Reversible Inhibitor of CYP2D6,” April 10, 2013.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Program in Biomedical Sciences, invited lecture entitled “How to Have a Successful Career at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution,” March 15, 2013.
  • Oakland University, Rochester, MI, Department of Chemistry, invited lecture entitled “Preventing Adverse Drug Events: Understanding Inhibition of P450 Enzymes.” November 7, 2012.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, HHMI Art and Science of Medicine Camp, invited lecture entitled “Path to a career in healthcare: what should you do in college?,” June 18, 2012.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Program in Biomedical Sciences, invited lecture entitled “Careers in Science at Small Liberal Arts Colleges,” March 9, 2012.
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Department of Biochemistry, 3M Seminar Series (Metabolism, Membranes, and Metalloenzymology), invited lecture entitled “A Story, An Anthology, and a Puzzle: Studies of Mechanism-based Inactivation of Human CYP2D6,” September 27, 2011
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Fall Colloquium on Teaching and Learning, invited lecture entitled “Expanding and Infusing Structured Reflection,” September 6, 2011.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Program in Biomedical Sciences, invited lecture entitled “Teaching at a Small Liberal Arts College,” March 11, 2011. 
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Department of Pharmacology, group meeting presentation, July 29, 2010.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, HHMI Art and Science of Medicine Camp, invited lecture entitled “Path to a career in healthcare: what should you do in college?,” June 21, 2010.
  • Michigan State University-Kalamazoo Center for Medical Sciences Research Day, oral presentation entitled “Mechanism-Based Inactivation of Human Cytochrome P450 2D6 by a Piperazine-containing  Compound,” April 14, 2010.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Program in Biomedical Sciences, invited lecture entitled “The Small Liberal Arts College: a Rich Academic Life,” March 12, 2010.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, HHMI Art and Science of Medicine Camp, invited lecture entitled “Path to a career in healthcare: what should you do in college?,” June 22, 2009.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Invited lecture entitled “Creating a performance task with embedded course content: an HPV Vaccine Performance Task,” June 11, 2009.
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Program in Biomedical Sciences, invited lecture entitled “Preparing for a Career in the Liberal Arts,” March 20, 2009.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Health Science Senior Seminar, invited lecture entitled “HPV Vaccine: Science and Ethics,” March 11 and 13, 2009.
  • Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) in the Classroom Web Conference, CLA Spotlight, invited presentation, “Creating a performance task with embedded course content: an HPV Vaccine Performance Task,” December 16, 2008.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Honor’s Day Lecture, invited lecture entitled “Cancer in America and Beyond,” October 30, 2008.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Symposium on Teaching and Learning, Invited lecture entitled “CLA in the Classroom at Kalamazoo College,” June 12, 2008.
  • Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) in the Classroom Academy, Austin, TX. May 29-30, 2008.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Health Sciences Program, Invited lecture entitled "Cytochrome P450 Enzymes: Metabolism, Inhibition, and Toxicity," February 18, 2008.
  • Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, Laboratory of Cancer Genetics. "Tale of Two Cities: Exploring Sutent Resistance and Examining SAH in Myc-activated Tumors." September 21, 2007.
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Department of Chemistry, Invited adjunct faculty member to serve as graduate student (Paul R. Knoll) thesis committee member, May 2007 - May 2008.
  • Kenyon College, Gambier, OH, Department of Chemistry, Invited lecture entitled "Cytochrome P450 Enzymes in Drug Metabolism and Chemical Toxicology: An Introduction" as part of Biophysical Medicinal Chemistry course, February 9, 2007.
  • University of Michigan Science Learning Center, Ann Arbor, MI, Abstract selected for 1-hour oral presentation as part of Enriching the Academic Experience of College Science Students conference, "Making Believers and Re-establishing Interest - Engaging Non-science Majors in the Sciences," May 24, 2007.
  • Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI, Department of Chemistry, Invited lecture as part of their external seminar series, "Oltipraz and Chemoprevention: Activation of Antioxidant Response and Inhibition of P450s," March 7, 2005.
  • American Chemical Society 228th National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, Invited speaker for Topics/Symposium: "Teaching Bioinformatics in the Undergraduate Curriculum," August 22-26, 2004. Title of Presentation: "Integrating Bioinformatics into Existing Biochemistry Courses: Need, Implementation, and Student Reaction."
  • Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, Department of Chemistry, Invited lecture as part of their external seminar series, "Oltipraz and Chemoprevention: Inhibition of P450s and Activation of Antioxidant Defense," May 26, 2004.
  • Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Invited lecture as part of their external seminar series, "Oltipraz: Mechanism of P450 Inhibition and Analysis of Gene Expression Profiles," December 12, 2003.
  • Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Invited Lecture as part of their senior external seminar series, "Cytochrome P450 Enzymes: Mechanism-based Inhibition and Clinical Application," February 26, 2003.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Endowed Professorship in the Natural Sciences Inaugural Lecture, "Cancer and Cancer Prevention: a Role for Cytochrome P450 Enzymes," November 13, 2002.
  • Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI, Faculty Study Seminar, "Cytochrome P450 Enzymes: Roles in Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases," January 18, 2002.
  • Pharmacia Corporation, Kalamazoo, MI, Drug Metabolism & Disposition Research Division, "From DNA Adducts to Mechanism-based Inhibitors of Cytochrome P450s," December 14, 2001.
  • Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, Pew Midstates Science and Mathematics Consortium, Co-organizer for the workshop: "Shaping the Biochemistry Classroom of the 21st Century," June 22-24, 2001.
  • American Chemical Society, The Central/Great Lakes Regional Meeting, Grand Rapids, MI, Session on Undergraduate Research in Biochemistry, "Biochemistry Research with Undergraduates," June 11-13, 2001.
  • Hope College, Holland, MI, Department of Chemistry, Invited Lecture as part of their external seminar series, "Mechanism-based Onhibition of Cytochrome P450 enzymes: How the Consumption of Vegetables May Help Prevent Liver Cancer," Mar. 9, 2001.
  • Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, Biochemistry curriculum consult, sponsored by Pew Mid-States Consortium, July 28-30, 2000.
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, The Association of Post-doctoral Fellows in the Life Sciences, "Developing a Teaching Philosophy," Jan. 17, 2000.