Seminars

Pharmaceutics seminars are open to the public and offered weekly during the academic year.

Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Moos Tower, Room 5-125

January 22

Reduced Dissolution of Drugs by Sodium Lauryl Sulfate - Mechanism and Formulation Implications
Yiwang Guo, Graduate Student, Sun Lab

February 5

The Role of Lattice Disorder in Water Mediated Dissociation of Pharmaceutical Cocrystal Systems
Navpreet Kaur, Graduate Student, Sury Lab

February 12

Dendritic Cells Targeted Nanoparticles as Anticancer Vaccine Adjuvants
Wenqiu Zhang, Graduate Student, Panyam Lab

February 19

Enhancing Antibody-Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity Using TLR7/8 Agonists
Vidhi Khanna, Graduate Student, Panyam Lab

February 26

Glycoengineering of Antibodies for Drug Delivery Applications 
Drishti Sehgal, Graduate Student, Panyam Lab

March 5

Recombinant Protein-Polymers in Medicine and Biology 
J. Andrew MacKayPhD, Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California

March 12

Mechanisms of Resistance to Antibody-Drug Conjugate Therapy for Glioblastoma
Jessica Griffith, Graduate Student, Elmquist Lab

March 19

No Seminar (Spring Break)

March 26

Inhibiting Repair Mechanisms to Improve Therapy for Brain Tumors
Surabhi Talele, Graduate Student, Elmquist Lab

April 2

Type 2 Diabetes Sequelae and Amyloid Beta Exposure Disrupt Insulin Trafficking and Signaling in Alzheimer's Disease Brain
Andrew Zhou, Graduate Student, Kandimalla Lab

April 9

Aptamer for Therapy
Zekun Shao, Graduate Student, Panyam Lab

Artificial Intelligence in Pharmaceutical Material Science
Gerrit Vreeman
, Graduate Student, Sun Lab

April 16

Cadherin Peptide Based Modulation of Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability: A New Twist on an Old Theme for Treatment of Brain Tumors 
Donald Miller, PhD, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Manitoba

April 23 (3:30-4:30 p.m.)

Effect of Lattice Disorder on Salt Disproportionation Kinetics - A Case Study of Pioglitazone Hydrochloride
Rahul Lalge, Graduate Student, Sury Lab

CAR-T Cells for Cancer Immunotherapy
Sneha Rathi, Graduate Student, Panyam & Prabha Labs

Prodrug Design Considerations for the Intranasal Delivery of Emergency Therapeutics
Joel Updyke, Graduate Student, Siegel Lab

April 30

Tumor-Penetrating iRGD Peptide Enhances the Delivery Efficiency of Nanoparticles
Yuexuan Li, Graduate Student, Pang Lab

iRGD: A New Strategy to Enhance the Efficacy of Cancer Drugs
Yihan Wang, Graduate Student, Pang Lab

May 7

Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Systemic Agmatine and Strategically Substituted Agmatines
Ben Clements, Graduate Student, Fairbanks Lab