Seminar Schedule

Fall Semester 2018 Weekly Seminars

Wednesdays, 12:20 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.
Room 1-451 Moos Tower (Twin Cities) | HH 302 (Duluth)




 September 5

Course Introduction and Orientation

Research Emphasis Track


Swayam Prabha, PhD, MBA, Assistant Professor ECP

L’Aurelle Johnson, PhD, Assistant Professor ECP, Assoc. Director of Grad Studies

Robert Straka, B.Sc., PharmD, FCCP, Professor and ECP Department Head

September 12

ADAM17 as a potential checkpoint for enhanced tumor killing by NK cells

Hemant Kumar Mishra, College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota

September 19

The Development of a Medicine from a Schedule 1 Substance: The Story of Epidiolex

Mary Holmay, PhD, RN, National MSL Director, US Medical Affairs, Greenwich Biosciences, Inc.

September 26

Neuropharmacology research presentation

Susan Marino, PhD, Associate Professor ECP, Director of the Clinical and Cognitive Neuropharmacology

October 3



October 10

Improving chemotherapeutics delivery using engineered cells

Swayam Prabha, PhD, MBA, Assistant Professor ECP

October 17

Immune responses to gene therapy

Sarah Kim, PharmD, ECP PhD Student

October 24



October 31

Pharmacogenomics research presentations

Stephanie Huang, PhD, Associate Professor ECP

Pamala Jacobson, PharmD, Professor ECP

Robert Straka, BSc, PharmD, FCCP

November 7

Quantitative Methods in Clinical Pharmacology

David Margraf, PharmD, BCPS, ECP PhD Student, Dr. Chapman Lab

November 14

Effect of patient’s body weight and blood volume on the incidence of coagulopathy and complications in patients with pulmonary embolism treated with systemic tPA

Catherine St. Hill, DVM, PhD, Adjunct Associate Professor ECP

November 21



November 28

Discovery of new small molecules for the potential treatments of drug resistance rare infectious diseases

Ramaiah Muthyala, PhD, FRSC, Research Associate Professor ECP

December 5

Experimental pharmacology research presentations

Ling Li, PhD, DVM, Professor ECP, Swayam Prabha, PhD, MBA,

Beshay Zordoky, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor ECP