CONTACT: GARY GALLUZZO
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0009; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: April 6, 2001
UI engineering lecture on retinal function scheduled April 12
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Robert A. Linsenmeier, professor and chair of the biomedical
engineering department and professor in the department of neurobiology and
physiology at Northwestern University, Evanston, Ill., will deliver a Caterpillar
Distinguished Lecture from
4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 12 in Van Allen Hall, Lecture Room 2.
The lecture, free and open to the public, is sponsored by the University
of Iowa College of Engineering and the Caterpillar Foundation. Linsenmeier
will discuss "Retinal Function and Metabolism during Hypoxemia."
Among his many honors and memberships, he is a Fellow of the American Institute
of Medical and Biological Engineering and a member of the Association for
Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
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 biomedical engineering in
advance at 319-335-5632.