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MCMP Seminars - Spring 2016

All seminars are in RHPH 164 at 4:00 PM unless otherwise noted.
Schedules: Fall '14 | Spring '15 | Summer '15 | Fall '15 | Spring '16 | Fall '16 | Spring '17

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 12: Dr. J. Steven Leeder, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Adjunct Professor, Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, University of Kansas - “No Title Yet”
Host: Dr. Wanqing Liu
  Jan 14: Dr. Darci Trader, Research Associate, The Scripps Research Institute, Florida Campus - “No Title Yet”
Jan 19: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Jan 21: Dr. Jun Yong Choi, Department of Chemistry at Scripps Research Institute Florida - “Computer Guided Drug Design and Synthetic Medicinal Chemistry for the Development of Bioactive Chemical Agents” - Abstract
Jan 26: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Jan 28: Dr. Alison Ondrus, Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford School of Medicine - “A New Therapeutic Strategy for Hedgehog Pathway-Dependent Cancers” - Abstract
Feb 2: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Feb 4: Dr. Li Tan - “No Title Yet”
Feb 9: Dr. Samuel Awuah - “No Title Yet”   Feb 11: Dr. Jacob Durrant - “No Title Yet”
Feb 16: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Feb 18: Dr Hoang van Le - “No Title Yet”
Feb 23: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Feb 25: Dr. Deanna L. Kroetz, PhD, Professor, Departments of Biopharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacuetical Chemistry, UCSF - “No Title Yet”
Host: Wanqing Liu
Mar 1: Dr. Chenlong Li - “No Title Yet”   Mar 3: Reserved
Mar 8: Dr. Mark Ji - “No Title Yet”   Mar 10: Corey Hopkins - “Discovery and optimization of novel, small molecules as in vivo tool compounds and beyond”
Mar 15: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Mar 17: Available
Mar 22: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Mar 24: Available
Mar 29: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Mar 31: Paola Montenegro - “MiR-29b function as a tumor suppressor in non-small-cell lung cancer by targeting DNA methyltransferases”
Apr 5: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Apr 7: Dr. Shahriar Mobashery, Navari Family Professor in Life Sciences, University of Notre Dame - “Resistance to beta-Lactam Antibiotics in Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Its Subversion in Discovery of Novel Antibiotics”
Host: Dr. Daniel Flaherty
Apr 12: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Apr 14: Available
Apr 19: Reserved (Graduate Student Seminar)   Apr 21: Available
Apr 26: Dr. Kip Guy - “SJ733, a novel clinical candidate from St Jude, from discovery to mechanism” - Abstract
Host: Dr. V. Jo Davisson
  Apr 28: Dr. Ellen Unterwald, Temple University School of Medicine - “GSK3β signaling in cocaine reward and memory”
NOTE: this seminar is from 3-4 PM, not 4-5
Host: Dr. Richard van Rijn
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