Seminars

The College of Pharmacy Graduate Program will hold the following seminars during fall Semester 2022 on Tuesdays, 11:00 am–11:50am, Pharmacy (Skaggs) room 325. If you would like to meet with an invited speaker immediately following the seminar, Roundtable Lunch will be held from 12:00–1:00 PM in Pharmacy 360 and limited to 10 students.  Please indicate your interest in attending through the Doodle poll that will be sent out prior to each Roundtable.  Questions about the course may be directed to the Course Coordinator, Dr. Haining Zhu (haining@pharmacy.arizona.edu).  Questions about the Roundtable or lecture title may be directed to Graduate Program Coordinator, JJ Arévalo (jjarevalo@pharmacy.arizona.edu).  

Zoom Link for Seminars: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/81262067687

August 23

In-PERSON PRESENTATION: 11 AM - 1 PM

SEMINAR ORIENTATION
Speakers: Susan Swanberg and Carol Schwalbe
Affiliation: Journalism
Topic: Review Syllabus and Presentation

 

August 30

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Drug Discovery and Development
Speakers: Marissa Trujillo (Galligan Lab)
Affiliation: UA Grad Students
Topic: Glyoxalase 1 promotes adipogenesis in 3T3-L1 pre-adipocytes.

September 6

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Pharmacology and Toxicology (PharmTox)
Speakers:
  Sarrah Hannon (Ding Lab)
                 Kevin Hurtado (Schnellmann Lab)
Affiliation: UA Grad Students
Topics:“Detection and preliminary identification of naphthalene-DNA adducts in vivo in mice” | "5- HT1F receptor agonist lasmiditan induces mitochondrial biogenesis and promotes recovery from acute kidney injury"

September 13

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: DDD 
Speakers: Xiang Meng (Wei Wang Lab)
                 Yue Dong (Wei Wang Lab)
Affiliation: UA Grad Students
Topics: “A novel acetyl disulfide reagent for selective labeling of biomolecules.” | "Synthesis of C-1 Deuterated 3-Formylindoles by Organophotoredox Catalyzed Direct Formylation of Indoles with Deuterated Glyoxylic Acid"

September 20

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Tracks: PharmTox & DDD
Speakers: Lisa Tran (Ding Lab)
                 Kara Miller (Craig Lab)
Affiliation: UA Grad Students
Topics: "Role of Macrophage CYP19A1 in Lung Tissue Repair." | “Effects of a Phthalate Mixture on the Ovarian Antral Follicle Proteome”

September 27

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Dr. Oleh Khalimonchuk
Affiliation: U Nebraska-Lincoln
Topic: Touching base: Mechanisms linking mitochondrial membranes and processes
Host: Donna Zhang

October 4

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Tracks: DDD & PharmTox
Speaker: Jeremy Snell (Wondrak Lab)
               Daniel Wurm (Qin Chen Lab)
Affiliation: UA Grad Student
Topics: 
“The Drinking Water and Swimming Pool Disinfectant Trichloroisocyanuric Acid Causes Chlorination Stress Enhancing Solar UV-Induced Inflammatory Gene Expression in AP-1 Transgenic SKH-1 Luciferase Reporter Mouse Skin” |
“Nrf2 for Mitochondrial Protection in Cardiac Cells”

October 11

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Toxicology T32 Training Grant
Speaker: Virender Sharma
Affiliation: Texas A & M
Topic: Ferrate in Population Health and Sustainability: Enhanced Disinfection and Water Purification
Host: Jeremy Snell

October 18

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Katherine Seley-Radtke
Affiliation: UMBC
Topic: Fleximers – a strategic approach to broad-spectrum antiviral therapeutics
Host: Hongmin Li

October 25

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Tracks: PharmTox & Pharmaceutics
Speakers: Aryatara Shakya (D Zhang Lab)
                Bayan Alhefzi (Guzman Lab)
Affiliation: UA Grad Student
Topics: "Exploring the NRF-p97 axis in arsenic promoted cancer" | "Synthesis and Characterization of Functional Liposomes for Controlled Drug Delivery"

November 1

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Drug Discovery & Development
Speaker: Yong Zhang

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Topic: NAD+ Mimics for Biomedical Research
Host: Greg Thatcher

November 8

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: PharmTox
Speakers: Ingrid Peterson (Schnellmann Lab)
                 Kiara Bachtel (Schnellmann Lab)
Affiliation: UA Grad Student
Topic: “Formoterol Improves Recovery Following Spinal Cord Injury” | Treatment with lasmiditan upregulates SIRT3 activity in the mitochondria following spinal cord injury.

November 15

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Pharmacology and Toxicology
Speaker: Marielle Walti - CANCELED
Affiliation: UA Chemistry BioChemistry
Topic: 
Host: Haining Zhu

November 22: Thanksgiving Holiday 

~ NO SEMINAR ~

 

 

 

November 29

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Rita Sattler
Affiliation: Barrow Neurological
Topic: From A to I: Regulation of TDP-43 nuclear export through RNA editing
Host: Haining Zhu

December 6

In-PERSON PRESENTATION
Graduate Track: Pharmacology & Toxicology
Speaker: Ross Buchan
Affiliation: UA MCB
Topic: 
Endolysosomal degradation of TDP-43 - a new proteostatic mechanism
Host: Haining Zhu