Seminars and Awards

FALL 2020

Michael WaltersSeptember 15 - 3:30pm

From HATs to PAINS to DUX4
Dr. Michael Walters, Research Associate Professor and Director of Lead and Probe Discovery, Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

  

Nick WeirathSeptember 22 - 3:30pm

Histone Deacetylases: An Emerging Downstream Molecular Target for the Treatment of Bipolar Disorder 
Nicholas Weirath, Graduate Student, Tretyakova Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

 

Rui ShiSeptember 29 - 3:30pm

The Discovery of Taniborbactam - The First Pan-spectrum β-lactamase Inhibitor to Enter Clinical Development
Rui Shi, Graduate Student, Georg Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

 

Kent WongOctober 6 - 3:30pm

Orexin 1 Receptor Antagonists as Prospective Therapeutics for Panic Disorder
Tsung-Yun (Kent) Wong, Graduate Student, Aldrich Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

 

Brian M. PaegelOctober 13 - 3:30pm

The Revolution will be Compartmentalized: Miniaturized Chemical Library Synthesis and Microfluidic Screening Technology for Distributed Drug Discovery
Dr. Brian M. Paegel, Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California-Irvine
Faculty Host: Dr. Daniel Harki
Passcode: MedChem-1
 
 

Jozef StecOctober 20 - 3:30pm

Targeting MmpL3 for New Antitubercular Drug Discovery and Development
Dr. Jozef Stec, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Marshall B. Ketchum University
Faculty Host: Dr. Carrie Haskell-Luevano
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

 

Abhishek KulkarniOctober 27 - 3:30pm

Discovery of Fostemsavir: A Novel Small Molecule Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 (HIV-1) Attachment Inhibitor
Abhishek Kulkarni, Graduate Student, Wagner Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

Yutong LiuNovember 3 - 3:30pm

Targeted Protein Degradation by a Novel Molecular Glue: Discovery of CC-92480 for the Treatment of Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma
Yutong Liu, Graduate Student, Georg Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

 

Freddys RodriguezNovember 10 - 3:30pm

Discovery of a Novel anti-Wolbachia Drug as Potential Treatment for Filarial Diseases
Freddys Rodriguez, Graduate Student, Tretyakova Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

 

 

Kayla VinhNovember 17 - 3:30pm

Targeting the CGRP Receptor for the Acute Treatment of Migraines: A Structure-based Drug Discovery Approach
Kayla Vinh, Graduate Student, Pomerantz Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

 

 

Ryan ShenviDecember 8 - 3:30pm

**Student Invited Lecture**

Synthesis of GABAaR Antagonists and Related Chemical Space
Dr. Ryan Shenvi, Professor of Chemistry, Scripps Research Institute
Student Host: Malcolm Cole
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

Moyosore OrimoloyeDecember 15 - 3:30pm

AUTACs and LYTACs: Emerging Proteasome-Independent Degrader Technologies
Moyosore Orimoloye, Graduate Student, Aldrich Lab, University of Minnesota
Passcode: MedChem-1

 

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Contacts

Daniel A. Harki, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Departments of Medicinal Chemistry,
Chemistry (affiliated), and BMBB (affiliated)
Masonic Cancer Center
University of Minnesota
2231 6th Street S.E.; 2-139 CCRB
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Office: 612-625-8687; Fax: 612-625-4749
 

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