Seminars and Awards

SUMMER 2021

All Seminars will be held at 3:30pm CST via Zoom. The link can be found at https://z.umn.edu/MCSummer2021

 

JUNE 15

Steve Wang

 
 
Ruiqin (Steve) Wang, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Thomas Hoye)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Trapping Hexadehydro-Diels-Alder (HDDA) Benzynes with Heteroaromatic Compounds
 
 

 

 

JUNE 22

Pooja Hegde
 
 
Pooja Hegde, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Courtney Aldrich)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Design of Antibiotics and Modified Nucleosides
 
 
 
 
 
 

JUNE 29

Caroline Buchholz
 
 
Caroline Buchholz, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. William Pomerantz)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Chemical Probe Development for BPTF Reader Domains
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

JULY 13

Nicole Bentz
 
Nicole Bentz, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Carston Wagner)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Self-Assembling Nucleoside Phosphoramidate Hydrogels
 
 
 

JULY 20

Jessica Fuller
 
 
Jessica Fuller, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Barry Finzel)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Structural Insights into Caspase-2 Inhibitors with Potential Therapeutic Effects in Tauopathies
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

JULY 27

Parker Flanders
 
 
Parker Flanders, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Elizabeth Ambrose)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Penicillin-Binding Proteins (PBPs): Mechanism Elucidation and Structure-Based Probe Design
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

AUGUST 3

Tian Lan

 
 
Tian Lan, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Courtney Aldrich)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Rationally Designed Rifabutin Analogs to Overcome Intrinsic Resistance of Mycobacterium abscessus
 
 
 
 
 
 

AUGUST 10

Brandi McKnight
 
 
Brandi McKnight, Graduate Student (Advisor: Dr. Carston Wagner)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Avidity Optimization of Anti-EGFR Fibronectin Bispecific Chemically Self Assembled Nanorings (CSANs)
 
 
 
 
 

AUGUST 17

Peng Ge
 
 
Peng Ge, Graduate Student (Advisors: Dr. Todd Doran & Dr. Courtney Aldrich)
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota
 
Exploiting Chemical Tools to Unmask Etiological Proteins in Parkinson's Disease
 

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Contacts

Elizabeth A. Ambrose, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry
Masonic Cancer Center
Fellow of the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute

Department of Medicinal Chemistry
College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota
717 Delaware St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414-2959

Email: ambrose@umn.edu
Web: http://www.umn.edu/~ambrose

 

Annie M. Howarth

Executive Office and Administrative Specialist 
Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy
University of Minnesota
2231 6th Street SE; 2-163 CCRB
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Office: 612-626-4455; Fax: 612-624-4996