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DateTimeRoomSpeakerPresentation Title
08-20-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Manoj Banjara "Characterization of Neuroinflammation Induced by Pathogen- and Non-Pathogen- Associated Molecular Patterns"
08-22-2014  1:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Kamrun Nahar, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Respirable and Targetable Particulate Delivery Systems for PAH Therapy"
08-27-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Subhasree Nag "NFAT as Cancer Target: Mission Possible?"
09-03-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Neel Fofaria "Overexpression of Mcl-1 induces resistance to BRAFV600E inhibitor therapy in melanoma"
09-10-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Mohammad Rashedul Islam "Neuroprotective function of biphalin peptide and non-peptide analogs in models of ischemia"
09-17-2014    CANCELLED    
09-24-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GUEST SPEAKER Michaela Jansen, Ph.D., Dept. of Cell Physiology and Molecular Biophysics, TTUHSC, Lubbock, TX "The intracellular domain of pentameric ligand-gated ion channels"
09-26-2014  1:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Subhasree Nag, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Preclinical Pharmacology of a Novel Small Molecule MDM2 Inhibitor as Anticancer Agent"
10-01-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Md. Kowser Miah "Determination of Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability Using Sucrose"
10-07-2014  10:30am AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Nilesh Gupta, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Homing-peptide equipped cellular and lipidic carriers for inhalational delivery of anti-PAH drugs"
10-08-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Alejandra Fernandez "Anticonvulsant Effects of Voluntary Exercise in Mouse Seizure Models"
10-10-2014  1:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Jun Liu, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Characterization and photoaffinity labeling of the low-affinity choline transporter"
10-15-2014  9:00am AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Manoj Banjara, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Lipocalin-2 Expression in Neuroinflammatory Models: Observations and Mechanisms of its Expression"
10-22-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Kito Barrow "Taxanes and Methylseleninic Acid for the Combinational Therapy of Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer"
10-29-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Nihar Kinarivala "Repurposing Flupirtine for the Treatment of Batten Disease"
11-05-2014   NO SEMINAR AAPS is Nov. 2-6, 2014  
11-12-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GUEST SPEAKER Carla Lacerda, Ph.D., Dept. of Chemical Engineering, TTU, Lubbock, TX "Valvular Cell Transformation Due to Mechanical Stresses in the Extracellular Environment"
11-19-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Sukesh Voruganti "Polycomb Group Proteins as Target for Cancer Therapy"
11-26-2014    NO SEMINAR Thanksgiving Holiday  
12-03-2014  4:00pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Kshitij Verma "Selective AKR1C3 Inhibitors as Potential Leads for the Treatment of Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer and Acute Myeloid Leukemia"


DateTimeRoomSpeakerPresentation Title
01-14-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GUEST SPEAKER W. David Nes, Ph.D., Paul Whitfield Horn Professor, Director, Center for Chemical Biology, TTU Lubbock "Therapeutics for ergosterol-dependent infectious diseases"
01-21-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Benard Ogola "Functional Role of 2-Methoxyestradiol in Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor Expression"
01-28-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 FACULTY SPEAKER Junxuan (Johnny) Lu, Ph.D., Professor, Biomedical Sciences, TTUHSC SOP Amarillo "Writing a Fundable Grant Application"
02-04-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Neel Fofaria "Gli2 drives melanoma tumor growth and progression"
02-11-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 SPEAKER Kartick Pramanik, Ph.D. "Ligand Activation of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor-β/δ Inhibit TGFβ1 Induced Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition in Human Lung Cancer Cells"
02-20-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GUEST SPEAKER Jaehoon (Jason) Lee, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, College of Education; Associate Director, IMMAP; TTU Lubbock "Propensity Score Methods"
02-25-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Md. Jahidur Rashid "Repositioning of Oral Sildenafil (Revatio®) to a Respirable Product"
03-04-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Debasish Basak "Increased Anticancer Efficacy by Nontoxic Redox-Perturbing Agents Occurs Through Reactivation of Mutant p53 and Inhibition of DNA Repair"
03-04-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Tanvirul Hye "Self-Emulsified Nanoemulsion Targeting Glioblastoma"
03-06-2015   CANCELLED    
03-11-2015 3:00pm AMA335/ABI1130/LUBHSC1C111 GPPS Student Raktima Bhattachara, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Attenuation of cerebral ischemia/reperfusion injury by targeted delivery of an anti-inflammatory oligodeoxynucleotide drug to the endothelium of the blood-brain barrier"
03-13-2015 1:30pm AMA335/ABI1314/LUBHSC1C111 GPPS Student Rajiv Balyan, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Capecitabine in the Treatment of Brain Metastases of Breast Cancer:  Critical Role of Enzymatic Targeting of Key Metabolic Species"
03-18-2015 3:00pm AMA107/ABI1314/LUBHSC1C111 GPPS Student Pooja Naik, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Toxicological Impact of Tobacco Smoke Exposure on Blood Brain Barrier Endothelium: Pathophysiological Implications and Cytoprotective Mechanisms"
03-19-2015   CANCELLED    
03-25-2015   CANCELLED    
04-01-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Md. Kowser Miah "Measurement of Blood-Brain Barrier Permeability in Hepatic Diseases Using Sucrose"
04-01-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Md. Abul Kaisar "Countermeasure of Tobacco Smoke Toxicity at the BBB Endothelium using OTC Antioxidant Products: Popular Myth or Fact?"
04-08-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Laxmi Iyer tba
04-15-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Kito Barrow tba
04-22-2015 4:15pm No Seminar AACR Conference is April 18-22, 2015  
04-29-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Amer Alali tba
04-29-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Maria (Heidi) Villalba tba
05-06-2015 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Faleh Alqahtani tba