Seminar Schedule

The Pharmacology and Toxicology track will hold the following seminars during fall 2017 semester. Seminars are held on Wednesdays in the Pharmacy (Skaggs) Building, Room 325 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Wednesday,  August 23 - Syllabus Review
Wednesday, August 30
Guest Speaker: Wenxing Ding
Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
Topic: Autophagy and Nrf2 in Drug-Induced Liver Injury and Tumorigenesis
Host: Dr. Donna Zhang


Wednesday, September 6

Guest Speaker: Jennifer Martin
Affiliation: UA Health Sciences Library
Topic: Getting the Most out of the Library
Host: Dr. Nathan Cherrington


Wednesday, September 13

Guest Speaker: James J. Galligan
Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Topic: Cellular Metabolism Leaves its Mark on Histones
Host: Dr. Nathan Cherrington


Wednesday, September 20 - Mountain West Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting: NO SEMINAR


Wednesday, September 27
Guest Speaker: Chad Brocker
Affiliation: National Institute of Health
Topic: Using next generation sequencing to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying PPARA action during lipid homeostasis carcinogenesis
Host: Dr. Nathan Cherrington

Wednesday, October 4

Guest Speaker: Marcelo Bonini
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Topic: Inflammation by design: Can redox transcriptional switches be regulated?
Host: Dr. Donna Zhang
Wednesday, October 25
Guest Speaker: Jue Wang
Affiliation: Dignity Health
Host: Dr. Aikseng Ooi
Wednesday, November 8
Guest Speaker: Kambez H. Benam
Affiliation: University of Colorado
Topic: Microengineered systems to emulate human lung pathophysiology
Host: Dr. Yin Chen


Wednesday, November 15
Guest Speaker: James Luyendyk
Affiliation: Michigan State University
Topic: The Role of the Hemostatic System in Acetaminophen-Induced Liver Injury and Repair
Host: Erica Toth/PharmTox Students

Wednesday, November 22 - Thanksgiving Recess: NO SEMINAR


Wednesday, November 29
Student Speaker: Argel Islas
Topic: Determination of the putative role of PAR-associated proteins in ROS-mediated cell death
Student Speaker: Tiffany Hargraves
Topic: Identification of a novel metformin-methylglyoxal imidazolinone metabolite in T2DM patients and its potential roles in alleviating T2DM complications”


Wednesday, December 6

Last Day of Classes


Pharmacology and Toxicology Department Seminars


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