Seminars

The College of Pharmacy Graduate Program will hold the following seminars during Fall Semester 2019 on Tuesdays, 4:00–5:00 pm, in HSIB 880.  Lunches will be held in Drachman A112 at 12:00pm.

August 27

Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Damian Mason and Chris Zerio
Affiliation: UA College of Pharmacy
Topic: 
Host: Jun Wang

September 3

Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Tariq Alqahtani and Siennah Miller
Affiliation: UA College of Pharmacy
Topic: Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor (NRTI) Interaction with ENT1 and ENT2 (Miller); The Activity of Datelliptium (NSC311152) in Thyroid Cancer (Alqahtani)
Host: Jim Galligan

September 10

Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: George Uhl
Affiliation: Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Topic: Complex Genetics to Small Molecules:  PTPRD Phosphatase Inhibitors to Prevent Substance Use Disorders
Host: Wei Wang

September 17

Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Peng Ji
Affiliation: UA College of Pharmacy
Topic: Visible light-mediated radical pathway for synthesis of biologically useful molecules
Host: Jun Wang

September 24

Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Kyeong-Ok Chang
Affiliation: Kansas State University
Topic: Proteases as Therapeutic Targets
Host: Jun Wang

October 1

Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Hirohito Kita
Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Topic: Mechanisms of Allergen-Induced Type 2 Immunity
Host: Yin Chen

October 8

Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker:  Jazmin Beltran and Kayla Frost
Affiliation: UA College of Pharmacy
Topic: 
Host: Jim Galligan

October 15

Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Robert Turesky
Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Topic: Approaches to Biomonitor Dietary Carcinogens:  What Works and What Doesn't
Host: Xinxin Ding

October 22

Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Thomas Begley
Affiliation: University at Albany, State University of New York
Topic: Epitranscriptomic Marks Translationally Regulate Stress Response Programs to Protect Against Environmental Insults
Host: Xinxin Ding

October 29

Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Herman Sintim
Affiliation: Purdue University
Topic: Pan-Mutant Kinase Kinase Inhibitors as New Generation Cancer Therapeutics
Host: Wei Wang

November 5

Graduate Track: 
Speaker: Ethan Will Taylor, PhD
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of North Carolina
Topic: RNA Viruses vs. DNA Synthesis: A New Explanation for Observed Correlations between Viral Pathology and Host Selenium Status
Host: Xinxin Ding

November 12

Graduate Track: Pharmaceutics
Speaker: Frank Szoka
Affiliation: Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences/Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of California San Francisco
Topic: Nanoparticles as Anticancer Drug Carriers; Are We There Yet?.... No, But We’re Closer!
Host: Jianqin Lu

November 19

Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Paige Lawrence
Affiliation: University of Rochester Medical Center
Topic: Environmental Influences on Immune System Development and Function
Host: SWEHSC

December 3

Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Chad Steele
Affiliation: Louisiana State University
Topic:  Immunoprotective vs. Immunopathogenic Responses during Fungal-Associated Allergic Airway Inflammation
Host: Yin Chen

December 10

Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Alexis Rohou
Affiliation: Genentech
Topic: 
Host: Chris Zerio