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Seminar Schedule

Date Time Room Speaker Presentation Title
01-06-2016 4:15pm AMA SOP B03A   Special Session for First-Time Presenters
01-20-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Shikha "Tobacco Smoke and Hyperglycemia: Pathophysiology of BBB Damage and Antioxidant Response Pathways"
01-27-2016 3:00pm AMA SOP 107 / ABI SOP 2601 / DAL SW 433 GUEST SPEAKER Gregory Bix, MD, PhD, FAHA, Director, Center for Advanced Translational Stroke Science, Paul G. Blazer, Jr. Professor of Stroke Research, Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, University of Kentucky; Clinical Lecturer, University of Glasgow "Enter the Matrix: Novel Stroke and Vascular Dementia Therapies"
02-03-2016 3:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 / LUB HSC 1C100 GPPS Student Kito Barrow, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Prostate cancer intervention by methylseleninic acid: strengthening a case for human translation"
02-10-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Faleh Alqahtani "Microdialysis Technique for Measuring [13C]Sucrose and Metabolites"
02-10-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Shyanne Page "Modeling the ischemic blood-brain barrier in a dish using human induced pluripotent stem cells"
02-19-2016 (Friday) 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 GUEST SPEAKER Wei Li, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, TTU Lubbock "Biodegradable Nano-films for Capture and Non-invasive Release of Circulating Tumor Cells"
02-24-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Amer Alali "PLGA-PEG Nanoparticles Encapsulating Novel Microtubule Inhibitor BPR0L075"
02-24-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Md. Jahidur Rashid "Inhaled Particles of Sildenafil: Pharmacokinetics and Anti-PAH Efficacy"
03-02-2016 3:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GUEST SPEAKER Jungkyu (Jay) Kim, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering; Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine, TTU Lubbock "A universal microfluidic processor for Biological and Chemical Analysis"
03-09-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Md. Anwar Hossain "PqsR Inhibitors: A Peace Offering"
03-09-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Laxmi Iyer "Tannic Acid: An Inhibitor for Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells"
03-16-2016 4:15 AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 FACULTY SPEAKER Fakhrul Ahsan, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, SOP; and Graduate Program Advisor, GPPS, TTUHSC Amarillo "Hierarchy, Clarity, Brevity, and Urbanity in Scientific Writings and Presentations"
03-23-2016 3:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DALSW 433 / ABI SOP 2200 / LUB HSC 2C101 GPPS Student Alejandra Fernandez, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Diet and exercise as potential anticonvulsant therapies in mouse seizure models"
03-30-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Ali Sifat "Effects of Nicotine on Brain Glucose Utilization: Investigation of E-Cigarette Use"
03-30-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Ismail Walbi "DNA nanoparticle formulation using chitosan and sodium triphosphate ionic gelation method: synthesis and characterization"
04-06-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / ABI SOP 1130 / DAL SW 433 GUEST SPEAKER Fengtian Xue, PhD, FAHA, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD "Small Molecule Inhibitors of the BCL6 BTB Domain for Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL)"
04-13-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Sreedhar Reddy Suthe "Cysteine Bridging for Stable and Homogeneous Antibody Drug Conjugates(ADC): Synthesis of Bisalkylating Linker"
04-13-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student A.G.M. Mostofa "MGMT, a Human DNA Repair Protein and Anticancer Drug Resistance Determinant Interacts with PCNA and Functions as an S-Phase Checkpoint"
04-20-2016  3:00pm AMA PAC 335 / DAL SW 433 GUEST SPEAKER Insan Kim, PhD, Professor, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, South Korea  "Complex adaptive therapeutic strategy for cancer control"
04-22-2016 (Friday) 4:15pm AMA PAC 335 / DAL SW 433 ALUMNI SPEAKER Kunal Taskar, PhD, S Investigator, GlaxoSmithKline, Mechanism & Extrapolation Technologies, DMPK, UK; RD Platform Technology & Science "Introduction to Membrane Transporters and Clinical Relevance of Transporter Mediated Drug-Drug Interactions"
04-27-2016   CANCELLED    
05-04-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Md. Yousuf Ali "Cytokine Stimulation of NOS Activity is not Straightforward"
05-04-2016 4:15pm AMA PAC 1110 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Maria (Heidi) Villalba "An Investigation on the Role of Myo-Inositol in Ischemic Stroke Injury"
         
Date Time Room Speaker Presentation Title
08-24-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/ DAL SW 433 FACULTY SPEAKER Abraham Al-Ahmad, PhD Seminar course overview
08-31-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/ DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Jee Hyun Park "TCR mimic Ab (TCRm) Brain Uptake Studies on Brain Metastases in HLA-A2 Transgenic Mice"
09-07-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Alok Ranjan "Antipsychotic Drug for Glioblastoma Therapy"
09-14-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Ahasanul Hasan, Oral Qualifying Exam "Fabrication of a multi-layered microfluidic device (µFD) to mimic in vivo renal function — a platform to screen new drugs & to test drug toxicity"
09-21-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Nihar Kinarivala “Optimization and Employment of Flupirtine-Derived Chemical Probes for Neuroprotective Target Identification”
09-21-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Faleh Alqahtani, Oral Qualifying Exam “Targeted Delivery of NF-kB Decoy by Using TCR Mimics Antibody in Cerebral Ischemic Stroke”
09-28-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Kshitij Verma “Development of AKR1C3 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)”
09-28-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Laxmi Iyer, Oral Qualifying Exam “Metformin: Repurposing Opportunities in Dyslipidemia”
10-05-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Benard Ogola “PKC-δ Dependent Transactivation of EGFR in 2ME2 Mediated AT1R Down-Regulation”
10-05-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Ronak Patel, Oral Qualifying Exam “The Generation of Patient-Specific Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSCs)-Based Blood-Brain Barrier Model of Alzheimer's Disease to Study Amyloid-β Clearance”
10-12-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Srinidhi Jayaraman, Oral Qualifying Exam "Studying the Secretory Mechanism of Neurolysin"
10-14-2016 (Friday) 1:30pm AMA SOP 335 GUEST SPEAKER Lee Anna Cunningham, PhD, Professor, Department of Neurosciences, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center; New Mexico Alcohol Research Center (NMARC) at UNMHSC "HIF Regulation of Neural Stem Cell Function"
10-19-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Hanumantha Rao Madala, Oral Qualifying Exam "Turning the Tide: Exploiting the Oncometabolite D-2 Hydroxyglutarate for Glioblastoma Therapy"
10-26-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Nehal Gupta, Oral Qualifying Exam "Atovaquone: An anti-protozoal drug for management of breast cancer"
11-02-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Heidi Villalba, Oral Qualifying Exam "Possible Mechanism of Protection Against Stroke Using Cannabinoids"
11-09-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Ekram Chowdhury "LC-MS/MS based validation and analysis of three stable isotope labeled sucrose variants in different biological matrices"
11-16-2016   NO SEMINAR AAPS is Nov. 13-17, 2016;
Neuroscience is Nov. 12-16, 2016
 
11-23-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Md. Abul Kaisar "To Vape or not to Vape: Investigating Cerebrovascular Risks and Unresolved Safety Concerns"
11-30-2016 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student AGM Mostofa "The S-phase checkpoint function of MGMT provides an unexpected rational route to profoundly increase the efficacy of anticancer antimetabolites in cell culture and xenograft models"
12-07-2016 3:00pm [TBD] GPPS Student Alok Ranjan, Doctoral Dissertation Defense [tba]
         
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