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National University of Colombia

The National University of Colombia is a public and national research university in Colombia, with general campuses in Bogotá, Medellín, Manizales and Palmira, satellite campuses in Leticia, San Andrés, Tumaco and La Paz, Cesar. It was established in 1867 by an act of the Congress of Colombia, and, as of 2017, was one of the largest universities in the country with more than 53,000 students, it grants many academic degrees and offers 450 academic programmes, including 95 undergraduate degrees, 83 academic specializations, 40 medical specialties, 167 master's degrees, 65 doctorates. 44,000 students are enrolled for an undergraduate degree and 10,000 for a postgraduate degree. It is one of the few universities that employs post-doctorate fellows in the country; the university is a member of the Association of Colombian Universities, the Iberoamerican Association of Postgraduate Universities, the Iberoamerican University Network Universia. Along with Antioquia and Valle universities, it is part of what is known as the Golden Triangle of higher education in Colombia, being among the most selective and competitive universities in the country.

The SCImago Institutions Rankings Iber by SCImago Research Group found that the National University of Colombia produced the largest number of scientific papers published in peer-refereed publications in the country, was the 17th most prolific in Latin America. Furthermore, according to the Latin-American Web Ranking of Universities, the National University of Colombia ranks first place in internet presence in the country, it is among the first universities in the region. Among the universities of CIVETS countries, the National University occupied second place; the institution offers a wide selection of programmes in both undergraduate and graduate levels, such as medicine, dentistry, chemistry, mathematics, geology, psychology, social sciences, languages and law. It was the first university in Colombia to open a computer science program; the University City of Bogotá known as the White City, is the flagship University campus. It is located in the Teusaquillo locality, northwest of the historical center.

It is the largest campus in Colombia, with an extension of 1,200,000 m2 and a constructed area of 308,541 m2, making it an ample campus with several green areas, open spaces, pedestrian paths. Among its buildings there are 17 which have been declared national monuments and, as a whole, it is a representation of the last 60 years of architecture in Colombia; the campus was designed by German educationalist Fritz Karsen and architect Leopold Rother, both refugees from Nazi Germany. The construction began under the government of Alfonso López Pumarejo, it is organized as an ellipse, divided into five parts, each containing one of the academic divisions and its respective dependencies. From an aerial view, a shape of an owl can be seen, emblematic of a deep connection with wisdom and intuitive knowledge; the buildings were constructed as prismatic blocks, painted white, in order to give an austere and clean look. Some landmarks in the campus are the León de Greiff Auditorium, the Francisco de Paula Santander Plaza known unofficially as the "Central Plaza" or the "Ché Plaza", in honor of Ernesto el Ché Guevara.

The campus has its own stadium, where sometimes matches for the Colombian Professional Football are held. The National University of Colombia, Medellín has two campuses, the Central Campus and Campus Robledo, where 10,447 students study; this site provides 29% of the seats for new students at National. This site has 555 faculty professors, of which 38% are doctors, 44% are master's, 8% were specialists and 10% are Professionals; this site offers 26 undergraduate and 73 graduate courses: 15 PhDs, 28 Masters, 29 specializations. Its history has given Medellín a peculiar character, since it was formed as most of their universities from the classical degrees of Law, Medicine and Sciences; the site grew out of engineering programs, why today, the Medellín has the highest number of engineering programs among the campuses of the National University of Colombia and Colombia in general. Central Campus: Located northwest of downtown, between Cerro Ecoparque the Flyer and the Medellín River, it is since 1938 the headquarters of the National University of Colombia in Medellin when the School of Tropical Agriculture joined the University.

The Central Campus has an area of 272,982 m², the heart of Rio has an area of 31,758 m² and a portion of Cerro El Flying is around 269,257 m². Several learning centers can be found in at the campus including the Entomological Museum, founded in 1937, the Museum of Mycology founded in 1987, the Herbarium "Gabriel Gutierrez," the wood collection, the Central Library "Efe Gomez" as an attractive artistic and architectural highlights, the Totem Mythic created by Master Pedro Nel Gomez, Block 41 declared a National Cultural, designed by Engineer Jesús Montoya Mejía which began in 1931, the Block 11 Master designed by Pedro Nel Gómez. Campus Robledo Robledo called core or more colloquially as the School of Mines, is located northwest of the city of Medellin, Robledo neighborhood is composed of three fields separated by Kr 80, which presents a difficult high traffic pedestrian connection between the properties that make up the physical structure of the School of Mines, Ingeominas integrated into the University.

It has an area of 100,978.69 m². In 1886, the School of Mines was crea

Juanjo Narváez

Juan José "Juanjo" Narváez Solarte is a Colombian footballer who plays for Spanish club UD Las Palmas, on loan from Real Betis. An attacking midfielder, he can play as a forward. Born in Pasto, Nariño Department, a product of hometown team Deportivo Pasto's youth ranks, Narváez spent his first two seasons as a senior with Deportivo Pasto, scoring four goals, he debuted for them in the Categoría Primera B on 9 March 2011 at 16 years and 25 days of age, making him the club's youngest player, in the Categoría Primera A on 28 April 2012. In November 2012 Narváez was moved to youth academy of Real Madrid, he was recommended by Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane himself to take under their youth system. Juan was viewed as the next'Falcao' due to his goal scoring abilities. Narváez made his debut for the club in the 2013 Copa de Juvenil, where he scored 2 goals in 3 appearances, winning the cup in the process, although he did not play in the final, he made his official league debut on 28 January, playing all game in a 3–0 win over Zamalek SC on Alkass International Cup.

Narváez made his UEFA Youth League debut against Galatasaray, as he managed to score the tying goal in a 1-1 draw. As of September 21, he has scored 6 goals in 3 appearances for the U-17 squad of Real Madrid. Narváez scored another goal against Rayo Vallecano in a 2-0 victory a week later. During the international break in October, Narvaez scored his first hattrick for the club in a 6-1 win against Don Bosco. In the UEFA Youth League match against Juventus, Narváez scored an astonishing 4 goals, one with a penalty and while assisting the 4th goal all in a 6-2 victory; this makes him joint top scorer with 5 goals so far. In his third match representing the C team, Narváez scored his first goal against CF Fuenlabrada, in the 82nd minute. Narváez was once again promoted, this time, into Real Madrid Castilla where he came off the bench in the 88th minute while wearing the 31 jersey. Narvaez would score his first goal against SD Leioa by this 5th appearance. At the start of the year 2016, Narváez signed for Real Betis on a three-year deal, being assigned to the B-team.

On 29 January 2018, Narváez was loaned to Segunda División side Córdoba CF, where he helped to avoid relegation in the last game of the season by winning 3–0 to Sporting de Gijón. On 31 August 2018, Narváez joined UD Almería on a one-season loan. Upon returning, he was assigned to Betis' first team in La Liga. On 31 August 2019, Narváez was loaned to UD Las Palmas still for one year. Narváez was called up to participate in Colombia's U20 squad, but Real Madrid refused to release him; as of 3 July 2018 Deportivo PastoCategoría Primera B: 2011Real Madrid YouthCopa del Rey Juvenil de Fútbol: 2013 Since arriving at Real Madrid's academy, he became close friends with Enzo Fernández, the son of Zinedine Zidane. Profile Juanjo Narváez at BDFutbol Juanjo Narváez – UEFA competition record Juanjo Narváez at Soccerway

Diego Demme

Diego Demme is a German professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Serie A club Napoli and the Germany national team. Born in Herford, Demme began playing football at a young age and played for various youth teams, such as, SpVg Hiddenhausen, SV Sundern, SV Enger-Westerenger and JSG Kirchlengern Stift Quernheim before joining Arminia Bielefeld, where he started off his professional career, he signed a contract in 2008. Having progressed through the academy and Arminia Bielefeld II, Demme was called up to the first team in early–December for the first time and made his debut for the first team, starting the whole game, in a 4–1 loss against Greuther Fürth on 4 December 2010. After making his debut for the club, his performance was praised by the local German media, Neue Westfälische. Following this, Demme had a handful of first team football until February when he found himself behind the pecking order from competitions in the midfield position. Despite spending time on the bench, in numbers of games towards the end of the 2010–11 season, Demme went on to make 10 appearances in all competitions.

At the end of the 2010–11 season, he signed a one–year contract extension with the club. However, at the start of the 2011–12 season, Demme was plagued by injuries, it wasn't until on 8 August 2011 when he made his first appearance of the season, making his first start, in a 1–0 loss against VfR Aalen. As the season goes by, Demme continued to plagued by injuries and struggled in the first team, being placed on the substitute bench. After he stayed in the club for three years, he moved to SC Paderborn 07. By the time of his departure, he made 23 appearances in all competitions, it was announced on 9 January 2012 that Demme moved to 2. Bundesliga side SC Paderborn, signing a two–year contract that keep him until 2014 and was given a number 4 shirt; the transfer cost for €25,000. The club keen on signing Demme last-May before signing a contract. Demme made his SC Paderborn 07 debut, coming on as a second–half substitute, in a 3–2 win over 1. FC Union Berlin on 3 February 2012. In the 2011–12 season, Demme established himself in the first team, playing in either left–back or right–back position.

At the end of the season, he went on to make a total of 12 appearances in all competitions. In the 2012 -- 13 season, Demme started out his season at the club. Although he suffered an injury during a 2–1 loss against Eintracht Braunschweig on 24 August 2012, Demme was sent–off early in the second–half for a foul on Jan Hochscheidt, in a 1–0 win over Erzgebirge Aue on 16 September 2012. For his sending off against Erzgebirge Aue, he served a three match ban. After his return from suspension against FSV Frankfurt on 5 October 2012, Demme's return was short–lived when he suffered ankle injury in early–November that kept him out for two weeks. After his return from ankle injury against VfR Aalen on 17 November 2012, Demme play in the right–back position in early–December following an injury of Jens Wemmer, but in early–March, he returned to playing in the defensive midfield position for the rest of the season. With his good performance at the club, they were keen on extending his contract, as it's set to end at the end of the 2013–14 season.

At the end of the 2012–13 season, Demme went on to make a total of 30 appearances in all competitions. In the 2013–14 season, once again, started out in the midfield position despite competing with Manuel Zeitz, he started every matches since the start of the season until he was suspended in late–September following his bad behaviour against 1. FC Saarbrücken in the second round of DFB Pokal, but he returned to the first team from suspension on 4 October 2013, coming on as a second–half substitute, in a 2–1 win over FC St. Pauli. After his return from injury, Demme regained his first place in the midfield position, making the total of 19 appearances for the side. Following his departure in January, the club were promoted to the Bundesliga in the 2013–14 season, it was announced on 7 January 2014 that Demme signed for 3. Liga side RB Leipzig, signing a contract, keeping him until 2018; the transfer move cost €350,000 to sign Demme. Demme made his RB Leipzig debut, starting the whole game, in a 1–0 loss against Wacker Burghausen on 25 January 2014.

The followed up match against MSV Duisburg on 1 February 2014 saw Demme setting up a goal for Daniel Frahn, in a 2–1 loss. Since making his debut for the club, Demme established himself in the first team towards the end of the season, at the midfield position. Despite missing out one game, due to injury, he helped the club reach promotion to 2. Bundesliga after beating 1. FC Saarbrücken 5 -- 1 on 3 May 2014. At the start of the 2014–15 season, Demme continued to regain his first team place, as he played in midfield positions, he set up a goal for Georg Teigl, who scored twice during the game, in a 2–2 draw against Fortuna Düsseldorf on 18 September 2014. Demme started every matches since the start of the season until he appeared on the substitute bench three times in early–February. Demme regained his place towards the end of the season. Despite some minor setbacks during the 2014–15 season, Demme went on to make a total of 33 appearances in all competitions. At the start of the 2015–16 season, Demme suffered an injury during training and missed the opening game of the season.

He made his return from injury in a follow up match against Greuther Fürth on 3 August 2015, coming on as a late substitute bench, in a 2–2 draw. After appearing on the substitute bench in number of matches, Demme soon regained his first team place


Iontophoresis is a process of transdermal drug delivery by use of a voltage gradient on the skin. Molecules are transported across the stratum corneum by electrophoresis and electroosmosis and the electric field can increase the permeability of the skin; these phenomena and indirectly, constitute active transport of matter due to an applied electric current. The transport is measured in units of chemical flux µmol/. Iontophoresis has experimental and diagnostic applications. Iontophoresis is useful in laboratory experiments in neuropharmacology. Transmitter molecules pass signals between neurons. By microelectrophoretic techniques, including microiontophoresis, neurotransmitters and other chemical agents can be artificially administered near living and functioning neurons, the activity of which can be recorded; this is used to elucidate their pharmacological properties and natural roles. Therapeutically, electromotive drug administration delivers a medicine or other chemical through the skin. In a manner of speaking, it is an injection without a needle, may be described as non-invasive.

It is different from dermal patches. It drives a charged substance a medication or bioactive agent, transdermally by repulsive electromotive force, through the skin. A small electric current is applied to an iontophoretic chamber placed on the skin, containing a charged active agent and its solvent vehicle. Another chamber or a skin electrode carries the return current. One or two chambers are filled with a solution containing an active ingredient and its solvent vehicle; the positively charged chamber, called the anode, will repel a positively charged chemical species, whereas the negatively charged chamber, called the cathode, will repel a negatively charged species into the skin. It is used to treat some types of palmar-plantar hyperhidrosis. In the treatment of hyperhidrosis, tap water is the chosen solution for mild and medium forms. In serious cases of hyperhidrosis, a solution containing glycopyrronium bromide or glycopyrrolate, a cholinergic inhibitor, can be used. Iontophoresis of acetylcholine is used in research as a way to test the health of the endothelium by stimulating endothelium-dependent generation of nitric oxide and subsequent microvascular vasodilation.

Acetylcholine is therefore placed in the anode chamber. Pilocarpine iontophoresis is used to stimulate sweat secretion, as part of cystic fibrosis diagnosis. Reverse iontophoresis is a technique by which molecules are removed from within the body for detection; the negative charge of the skin at buffered pH causes it to be permselective to cations such as sodium and potassium ions, allowing iontophoresis which causes electroosmosis, solvent flow towards the anode. Electroosmosis causes electrophoresis, by which neutral molecules, including glucose, are transported across the skin; this is being used in such devices as the GlucoWatch, which allows for blood glucose detection across skin layers. Fick's law of diffusion Iontocaine Electrophoresis Electrotherapy Phonophoresis Episode of TV series Quincy ME, featuring the use of iontophoresis to commit a murder Iontophoresis Protocols for use in Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine

Amy Harmon

Amy Harmon is an American journalist. She won a Pulitzer Prize as a correspondent for The New York Times covering the impact of science and technology on everyday life. Harmon uses narrative storytelling to illuminate the human dilemmas posed by advances in science. In 2013, she was named a Guggenheim Fellow. Harmon was born in New York City in 1968, she received a B. A. degree in American Studies from the University of Michigan and began her career in journalism as the Opinion page editor of the Michigan Daily, the university's student newspaper. Harmon was hired as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times and covered the auto industry from the paper's Detroit bureau, before she moved to Los Angeles and started writing about digital technology and science. In 1997, she joined The New York Times. Three years she wrote an article about a black internet entrepreneur and his white partner, "A Limited Partnership: The Black Internet Entrepreneur Had the Idea, it was one of ten articles in a series on race relations for which The New York Times staff won the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

Harmon won the prize for Explanatory Reporting alone in 2008 for a series titled "The DNA Age" about the ramifications of new genetic technology. The award formally cited "her striking examination of the dilemmas and ethical issues that accompany DNA testing, using human stories to sharpen her reports." In 2011, Harmon's "Target Cancer" series, about the human testing of a new kind of cancer drug, received the National Academies Communication Award, the journalism award given by the National Academies of Science. Her article "Autistic and Seeking a Place in an Adult World" won the 2012 Casey Medal for excellence in reporting on children and families. In 2013, she wrote the short e-book, Asperger Love: Searching for Romance When You're Not Wired to Connect, published in 2013 by New York Times/Byliner. Harmon, Amy. Asperger love: searching for romance when you're not wired to connect. New York Times/Byliner. Harmon, Amy. "Citrus fightback: race to save the orange by altering its DNA". Special Feature.

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Cami Privett

Cambria Danielle Privett is an American soccer player who plays as a midfielder. Privett attended UC Irvine where played for the Anteaters from studied Sociology; as a freshman, Privett was named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Year and second team All-Big West. She scored five goals, two game-winners, assisted on five while registering 14 shots, 9 of which were on goal. During her sophomore season, she started 13 of the 16 matches she played in, recording on assist and seven shots, 5 of which were on goal; as a junior, Privett started 15 of the 16 matches she played, scoring 2 goals and 2 assists, with 17 shots, 7 of which were on goal. In 2015, Privett played for the Houston Dash as an amateur player. Privett made the Houston Dash's amateur squad after paying a $75 fee to attend an open tryout. After getting an invitation to attend the Dash pre-season, she cancelled her plans to try out for other squads and focused on making the Dash. Between injuries and the Women's World Cup, Privett became needed in the midfield and made her NWSL debut as a 58th-minute substitute against FC Kansas City on May 2.

Dash head coach Randy Waldrum said of Privett making the squad: "Cami is kind of a dream story where, I think, I’ll go to the open tryouts and pay $75 to go try out, all of the sudden, the next thing I know, a few months I’m playing in my first pro game. You’d never know that around her. Although the language barrier made trainings difficult, Privett was able to score goals, get starts, get minutes, worked on catching up on the "speed of play coming from college... is the biggest difference." Of the difference in styles, Privett said that Kolbotn "play a lot more direct we do here."In February 2016, Privett signed a professional contract with the Dash. She made her season debut for the club in the Dash's 0-0 draw against Sky Blue FC. Privett played in 15 of 20 games for the Dash during the 2016 season, recording 11 starts and tallied 1,059 total minutes. While the Dash had 7 players at the 2016 Olympics, Privett was asked to make a start at the right back position against the Portland Thorns on July 16.

Privett had only played on the outside for one season: when she was a freshman at California-Irvine, she played wide midfield. "We felt like we needed her on the field," Waldrum said. "Missing our national team players, it is about figuring out how we get the best 11 on the field at the same time. If I had put her at center back I have to sit Ellie or Cari. If I put her at holding midfield, I have to sit Amber. All of those players, we need." Privett did well in this position, continued to be utilized as a rotating substitute or starter at the position for the remainder of the 2016 season. During the 2016 offseason, Privett focused on improving her skills as a defensive back continuing her transition from midfield to out-side defensive back to center back; as part of Randy Waldrum's experimentation with the Dash's backline, Privett started twice at the center back position on May 20 at Sky Blue and May 27 vs Seattle. Interim-head coach Omar Gonzalez solidified this back line with Levin-Van Wyk-Brooks-Poliana after a shutout victory in Orlando on June 24, starting a 6-game unbeaten streak for the Houston Dash.

With Morgan Brian suffering from injuries and Amber Brookes playing on the backline, Privett started at the defending midfield position on July 2 at Kansas City, June 8 vs Portland, June 15 vs Washington. On June 22nd vs Boston, she played defensive midfield as a 60th minute sub for Morgan Brian. On March 9, 2018 Privett announced her retirement. After announcering her retirement in March 2018, Privett returned to professional soccer on December 11, 2018 as she signed with EDF Logroño in the Spanish Primera División, she left the team at the end of the season. Houston Dash player profile UC Irvine player profile Cami Privett at Soccerway