(April 28, 2011)--The UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) and the UTSA Office of the Vice President for Research will host a lecture by John Bruno, chief technology officer and vice president of San Antonio-based Pronucleotein Biotechnologies LLC. Bruno who will speak at 10:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 3 in Applied Engineering and Technology Building Room 2.316 on the Main Campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Bruno will discuss projects at his company related to food safety testing. Established in 2005, Pronucleotein Biotechnologies develops DNA aptamer sequences and conjugates for food safety, environmental and diagnostic needs.
It offers sensor devices including a handheld reader that targets pathogens including e. coli, salmonella, listeria and campylobacter in food safety testing.
Bruno has more than 20 years of experience in DNA aptamer development, immunology and microbiology, as well as biological warfare agent, and foodborne and waterborne pathogen detection. He is highly successful in obtaining federal grants, has written more than 40 articles and holds four patents.
For more information, call 210-458-5782.
MuTe Fest is a celebration of original music and technology. Three days of concerts, sessions, and informative lectures will offer a unique experience of musical works created by fellow UTSA students and the chance to gain valuable knowledge about music technology.
Art Building, Music Tech Lab (Arts 3.01.30B), Main Campus
The conference will showcase the works of authors, illustrators, and scholars which embody Latino culture and art as a means to promote literacy and reading in Latino children.
Durango Building, first floor, Downtown Campus
The theme of this year’s symposium is Black & Brown Futures. The free event will give UTSA students and the community the opportunity to meet and hear national scholars talk about current research and academic trends relevant to the lives of African Americans in the United States.
Student Union, Denman Room (SU 2.01.28), Main Campus
Registration is open now for this family-friendly and dog-friendly run that supports the UTSA Alumni Association scholarship fund.
Convocation Center, Main Campus
Join the Department of Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching for the 14th Annual UTSA Storytelling Festival featuring Nancy Simpson, storyteller and keynote speaker. The event is free and open to the public.
Main Building, Ground Floor Lobby, Main Campus
Students are invited to a semi-formal, dinner banquet with an awards presentation and dancing. Keynote speaker will be San Antonio City Councilman William Cruz Shaw. Tickets must be purchased by Feb 19 at Roadrunner Express. UTSA students are $15 and guests are $20.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.104/1.106), Main Campus
Dr. Don Jenkins from UT Health SA will lead this event UTSA with up to 30 certified STB trainers, and train up to 300 UTSA students and personnel in stop the bleed methods.
H-E-B Student Union Ballroom (HSU 1.106), Main Campus
Get to know more about the Bexar County Criminal District Court candidates' stance on the issues before voting in the primary election on March 6.
Buena Vista Street Building, Aula Canaria (BVB 1.328), Downtown Campus
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