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MCMP Seminars - Spring 2015

All seminars are in RHPH 164 at 4:00 PM unless otherwise noted.
Schedules: Fall '11 | Spring '12 | Fall '12 | Spring '13 | Fall '13 | Spring '14 | Fall '14 | Spring '15

Click next to a speaker's name to read their abstract or research profile. Speakers with no university following their name are MCMP 696 students presenting a seminar to fulfill a graduate program requirement. Abstracts require Adobe® Acrobat Reader® to view. Acrobat Reader may be downloaded for free from Adobe's website.

Students should read the Student Seminar Guide. Contact Dr. Wanqing Liu with any questions regarding the seminars.

Other seminar series: Interdisciplinary Life Sciences | Chemistry | Industrial & Physical Pharmacy

Tuesday Seminars   Thursday Seminars
Jan 6: Dr. Kyle Hadden, Univ. of Connecticut, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences - “Hedgehog Pathway Modulators as Therapeutic Agents” - Abstract   Jan 8: Dr. Juan Del Valle, Univ. of South Florida, Department of Chemistry and Department of Oncologic Sciences - “Unconventional chemical approaches towards kinase inhibition” - Abstract
Jan 13: Available   Jan 15: Dr. Shijun Zhang, Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Medicinal Chemistry - “A Bivalent Strategy for Alzheimer’s Disease” - Abstract
Jan 20: Dr. Yongcheng Song, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine - “Drug Discovery Targeting Cancer and Infectious Diseases” - Abstract   Jan 22: Available
Jan 27: Available   Jan 29: Dr. Daniel Flaherty, Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas - “Small Molecule Probes for Interrogating Biological Pathways” - Abstract
Feb 3: Available   Feb 5: Dr. Yingcai Wang, Visiting Associate Professor, Chemistry, Purdue University - “Inside the Drug Discovery Pipeline: Personal Perspectives on Medicinal Chemistry” - Abstract
Feb 10: Dr. Corey Hopkins, Asst. Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacology, Associate Director of Medicinal Chemistry for Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, Co-Director, Vanderbilt Specialized Chemistry Center for Accelerated Probe Development - “Discovery and Development of Small Molecules as Potential First-In-Class Therapeutics” - Abstract   Feb 12: Available
Feb 17: Dr. Shyam Krishnan, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco - “Kinase Inhibition with Reversible Electrophiles Targeting Noncatalytic Cysteines” - Abstract   Feb 19: Available
Feb 24: Available   Feb 26: Available
Mar 3: Available   Mar 5: Available
Mar 10: Available   Mar 12: Available
Mar 17: Available   Mar 19: Available
Mar 24: Available   Mar 26: Ji-Xin Cheng, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Chemistry, Purdue University - “In vivo spectroscopic imaging: Emerging platform for biology and medicine”
Host: Dr. Doug LaCount
Mar 31: Jason Cannon, Ph.D., Assistant, Professor of Health Sciences and Toxicology, Purdue University - “Environmentally-induced dopaminergic neurotoxicity”   Apr 2: D. Wade Clapp, M.D.. Professor, Microbiology & Immunology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, IU School of Medicine - Indianapolis - “Using Genetically Engineered Murine Models of NF1 to Id Molecular Targets for Cancers in Neurofibromatosis Type 1 Patients”
Host: Dr. Tony Hazbun
Apr 7: Mary Kay Pflum, Assoicate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Wayne State University. Research - “Kinase-catalyzed labeling: Chemical Approaches to Characterize Protein Phosphorylation and Kinase Activity”
Host: Dr. Wanqing Liu
  Apr 9: Stephen Boehm II PhD. IUPUI, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Neuroscience program. research - “No Title Yet”
Host: Dr. Richard van Rijn
Apr 14: Available   Apr 16: Available
Apr 21: Available   Apr 23: Jacqueline C. Linnes, Assistant Professor, Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University - “No Title Yet”
Apr 28: Riyi Shi, Purdue University - “No Title Yet”   Apr 30: Available
May 5: Available   May 7: Cynthia Shafer, Novartis - “No Title Yet”
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