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Zenk '75 visits chemistry classes and presents seminar

Posted by Judy Korn on Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010


Dr. John Zenk ’75 will speak to chemistry classes about his work and research and present a chemistry seminar on Tuesday, October 26, 2010. His presentation, “Development of Radiation Countermeasure Agents—It’s a HOT Topic!” is scheduled for 4 p.m. in Science 1020.

Zenk, a 1983 University of Minnesota Medical School and 1978 College of Pharmacy graduate, is chief medical and scientific officer at Humanetics Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on “discovery, development, and commercialization of proprietary, self-administered, bioactive compounds for disease prevention,” including Acute Radiation Syndrome (ARS), other radiation-exposure related drugs, antibiotic resistant bacteria, Alzheimer’s disease, obesity, and cardiovascular disease.