Seminar Schedule

The Pharmacology and Toxicology track will hold the following seminars during spring 2018 semester. Seminars are held on Wednesdays in the Pharmacy (Skaggs) Building, Room 325 from 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Wednesday,  January 10 - Syllabus Review
Wednesday, January 17
Guest Speaker: Dr. John Maher
Affiliation: Genentech
Topic: Perturbations in Bile Acid Homeostasis: A Key Driver for Drug-Induced LIver Injury?
Host: Dr. Nathan Cherrington


Wednesday, January 24

Student Speaker: Xiaoyu Fan
Topic: Regulation of intestinal P450 expression by intestinal inflammation
Affiliation: Dr. Qin-Yu Zhang's lab

Wednesday, January 31

Student Speaker: Tariq Alqahtani
Topic: The Suppression of RET Expression in MTC by Salinomycin
Affiliation: Dr. Daekyu Sun's lab
Student Speaker: Xu Zhou
Topic: A Novel Host Target for Influenza Virus Infections
Affiliation: Dr. Yin Chen's lab

Wednesday, February 7

Student Speaker: Eva Amouzougan
Topic: Arsenic Enhances Influenza Virus Infection in Lung Epithelial Cells
Affiliation: Dr. Walt Klimecki's lab
Student Speaker: Michael Kerins
Topic: FH inactivation in hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer is synthetic lethal with ferroptosis induction
Affiliation: Dr. Aikseng Ooi's lab

Wednesday, February 14

Student Speaker: Erica Toth
Topic: Interaction of Oatp1b2 Gene Dose and Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis on Pravastatin Disposition
Affiliation: Dr. Nathan Cherrington's lab


Wednesday, February 21
Guest Speaker: Dr. Brian Wadzinski
Affiliation: Vanderbilt
Topic: From Bench to Farm and Back Again: How Alpaca Farming Could Help Change a Long-Standing PP2A Paradigm
Host: Drs. Richard Vaillancourt & Donna Zhang

Wednesday, February 28

Guest Speaker:

March 5-9 - Spring Break: NO SEMINAR

March 11-15 - Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting: NO SEMINAR


Wednesday, March 21
Guest Speaker: Curtis Thorne
Affiliation: UACC Cellular and Molecular Medicine
Host: Dr. Aikseng Ooi
Wednesday, 28
Guest Speaker: Alexander Domling
Affiliation: University of Groningen
Host: Dr. Jun Wang


Wednesday, April 4
Guest Speaker: Nam Lee
Affiliation: UACC Medical Pharmacology
Host: Dr. Catharine Smith


Wednesday, April 11
Guest Speaker: Andrew Paek
Affiliation: UA Molecular and Cellular Biology
Host: Dr. Aikseng Ooi


Wednesday, April 18
Guest Speaker:
Wednesday, April 25
Guest Speaker:

Wednesday, May 2

Last Day of Classes


Pharmacology and Toxicology Department Seminars


Originally posted: November 3, 2014
Last updated: February 13, 2018
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