Seminar Schedule

Spring Semester 2019 Weekly Seminars

Wednesdays, 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Room 1-450 Moos Tower (Twin Cities) | HH 302 (Duluth)

Date

Title

Presenter

January 23

Course Introduction and Orientation

 

Research Emphasis Track

 

 

Welcome!

Swayam Prabha, PhD, MBA,

Assistant Professor ECP

L’Aurelle Johnson, PhD,

Assistant Professor ECP

Assoc. Director of Grad Studies

Robert Straka, BSc, PharmD, FCCP, Professor and ECP Department Head

January 30

CPF Day – NO CLASS

 

February 6

CPF Day – NO CLASS

 

February 13

Pharmacokinetics Modeling of Nano-engineered Mesenchymal Stem Cells

Shen Cheng, MS, ECP PhD Student, Dr. Swayam Prabha’s Lab

February 20

Genetic sources of variation for Serum Urate-lowering response to allopurinol: Implications for Genotype Guided Therapy

Jay (Ya-Feng) Wen,PharmD, ECP PhD Student, Dr. Robert Straka’s Lab

February 27

Faculty research presentations

Mark Kirstein, PharmD, Associate Professor ECP

March 6

Physiological and pharmacokinetic issues of antiepileptic drugs during pregnancy

Ashwin Karanam, PharmD, ECP PhD Student, Dr. Angela Birnbaum’s Lab

March 13

Predicting clinical trial outcomes for drug combination therapies using cancer cell line screens

Alexander Ling, PhD Candidate, Committee on Cancer Biology, University of Chicago, ECP Researcher with Dr. Stephanie Huang

March 20

Spring Break - NO CLASS

 

March 27

Use of Ursodeoxycholic acid for the treatment of Parkinson’s Disease: A Pilot Study

Abhishek Sathe, MS, ECP PhD Student, Dr. Lisa Coles’ Lab

April 3

CPF Day – NO CLASS

 

April 10

NO CLASS

 

April 17

Faculty research presentations

Robert Straka, BSc, PharmD, Professor and ECP Dept Head

Melanie Nicol, PharmD, PhD, Assistant Professor ECP

April 24

Protein Prenylation in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease

Angela Jeong, PharmD, ECP PhD Student, Dr. Ling Li’s Lab

May 1

Preclinical Models of Juvenile Doxorubicin-induced Latent Cardiotoxicity

Ibrahim Abdelgawad, ECP PhD Student, Dr. Beshay Zordoky’s Lab