Seminars

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

Tuesdays, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
TC: Moos Tower, Room 5-125
Duluth: Life Sciences, Room 163

September 3

Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutics & Introduction to the Seminar Series
Hongbo Pang, PhD, Assistant Professor

September 10

Laboratory Safety
Timothy Wiedmann
, PhD, Professor

Research Ethics
Karunya Kandimalla, PhD, Associate Professor & Associate Director of Graduate Studies

September 17

Polymer Coating Enabled by Quasi-Emulsion Solvent Diffusion Technique to Reduce Punch Sticking Propensity of Celecoxib
Hongbo Chen, Graduate Student, Sun Lab

September 24

Polymer Microneedles for Drug Delivery Across the Skin
Shubhmita Bhatnagar, PhD, Post-Doctoral Associate, Panyam Lab

October 1

Can Targeting the ABC Transporter, ABCC4, Improve Cancer Therapy? 
John D. Schuetz, PhD, Member & Vice Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee

October 8

Engineering Primary Human Lymphohematopoietic Cells 
Branden MoriarityPhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Masonic Cancer Center, Center for Genome Engineering, University of Minnesota

October 15

Peptide Targeting for Cell Entry and Cargo Delivery
Yushuang WeiPhD, Post-Doctoral Associate, Pang Lab

October 22

Inhalation Lung Delivery in Animal Models
Timothy Wiedmann, PhD, Professor

October 29

Increasing Agmatine Exposure in the CNS to Reduce Maladaptive Plasticity
Ben Clements, Graduate Student, Fairbanks Lab

November 5

No Seminar (AAPS Annual Meeting)

November 12

Solid-State NMR Structural Biology of Peptide and Protein Assemblies: Alzheimer's Amyloid-Beta Oligomers, Misfolded Proteins, and Designer Nanostructures
Anant Paravastu, PhD, Associate Professor, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

November 19

Pharmacokinetic Disposition of a Novel Combination of Tolerance-Resistant Opioids for Pain Management
Jess Griffith, Graduate Student, Elmquist Lab

November 26

Biorelevant Testing of Drug Dissolution and Absorption from Supersaturating Dosage Forms
Krutika Harish Jain, Graduate Student, Siegel Lab

December 3

Effect of pH in the GI Tract on the Dissolution Kinetics of a Weak Basic Drug
Yiwang Guo, Graduate Student, Sun Lab

December 10

TLR 7/8 Agonists Targeting Dendritic Cells as Anticancer Immunotherapy
Wenqiu Zhang, Graduate Student, Panyam Lab