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

Tuesdays 3:00 to 4:00 PM CDT, Moos 5-125
Email to request a Zoom link

September 5

Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutics and Introduction to the Seminar Series
Ronald Siegel, ScD, Professor & Department Head
Raj Suryanarayanan, PhD, Professor, Peters Endowed Chair & Director of Graduate Studies
Katie M. James, Graduate Program Coordinator

September 12

Annual Safety Refresher Training (Required)
Rebecca Cuellar, PhD, STS, College Safety Officer
Jodi Ogilvie, PhD, Research Safety Manager & Chemical Hygiene Officer
Nancy Rolstad, MS, CBSP(ABSA), Biosafety Specialist

September 19

Research Ethics
Raj Suryanarayanan, PhD, Professor, Peters Endowed Chair & Director of Graduate Studies

September 26

Brain-Penetrating Nanoparticles for Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Tumors and CNS Diseases
Shirley X.Y. Wu, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto

October 3

ABCG2: From Drug Resistance to Stem Cells and Beyond
John D. Schuetz, PhD, Member, Vice Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

October 10

Stabilization of Liquid Protein Formulations: Role of Surfactants
Jinghan Li, PhD Candidate, Sury Lab

October 17

Drug Crystallization in Amorphous Solid Dispersions: The Role of Mobility and Thermodynamics
N.S. Krishna Kumar, PhD, Researcher 6, Sury Lab

October 24

No Seminar - AAPS Annual Meeting

October 31

Crystallization Inhibition in Molecular Liquids by Polymers Above the Overlap Concentration (C*): Delay of the First Nucleation Event
Sichen Song, PhD Candidate, Siegel Lab

November 7

Delivery of RNA to the BBB Endothelium Using Cationic Bicelles
Joan Cheng, PhD Candidate, Kandimalla Lab

November 14

Engineering CNS Drug Delivery
Rachael Sirianni, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School

November 21

Elucidating Mechanisms of Pain Relief via Agmatine and Central Sensitization Through TLQP-62
Tongzhen Xie, PhD Candidate, Fairbanks Lab

November 28

Facilitating Intracellular Therapeutic Delivery in Cancer Cells Using Anti-HSPG2 Antibody
Zekun Shao, PhD Candidate, Panyam Lab

December 5

A Prodrug/Enzyme Formulation for Rapid Intranasal Rescue from Seizure Emergencies
Ronald Siegel, ScD, Professor & Department Head

December 12

Model-Based Meta-Analysis of the MDS-UPDRS Scores to Improve Clinical Trial Efficiency for Parkinson's Disease
Zengtao Wang, PhD Candidate, Kandimalla Lab