Drug Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Seminar Schedule

The Drug Discovery and Development Graduate Program will hold the following seminars during Fall Semester 2017 on Tuesdays in Skaggs 325 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 23
Speaker: Lin Zhang, PhD
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Topic: Cell Death Regulation in the Precision Treatment of Colorectal Cancer
Host: Donna Zhang

Tuesday, January 30
Speaker: Taosheng Chen, PhD
Affiliation: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Topic: Development of Novel Antagonists of PXR and CAR to Overcome Adverse Drug Effects
Host: Donna Zhang and Eli Chapman

Tuesday, February 6—NO SEMINAR
Tuesday, February 13—NO SEMINAR

Tuesday, February 20
Speaker: Hongmin Li, PhD
Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Albany, SUNY
Topic: Zika Protease Inhibitors and Novel Target for Cryptococcosis
Host: Jun Wang and Xinxin Ding

Tuesday, February 27

Tuesday, March 6—NO SEMINAR (Spring Break)

Tuesday, March 13
Speaker: Gabriela Chiosis, PhD
Affiliation: Professor, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Topic: Epichaperome Networks in Disease:  From Drugs to Diagnostics
Host: Graduate Students in Drug Discovery and Development

Tuesday, March 20
Speaker: Shitao Li, PhD
Affiliation: Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases
Topic: Comparative Analyses of Influenza-Host Protein Interactomes Identify Common Immune Defense Strategies
Host: Jun Wang

Tuesday, March 27
Speaker: Amarnath Natarajan, PhD
Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Topic: Kinase Drug Discovery: The Road Less Traveled
Host: Donna Zhang and Eli Chapman

Tuesday, April 3
Speaker: Mitesh Borad, PhD
Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Host: Donna Zhang and Eli Chapman

Tuesday, April 10
Speaker: Matt Bio, PhD
Affiliation: Snapdragon Chemistry
Host: Eli Chapman

Tuesday, April 17
Speaker: Joshua Goldenberg
Affiliation: University of Arizona Graduate Student in Drug Discovery and Development
Host: Jun Wang

Tuesday, April 24
Speaker: Steve Djuric, PhD
Affiliation: Abbvie
Host: Chris Hulme

Tuesday, May 1


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Last updated: February 19, 2018
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