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01-15-2014 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GUEST SPEAKER: Fakhrul Ahsan, Ph.D., Associate Professor and Graduate Program Advisor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, TTUHSC, Amarillo information Regarding the New Qualifying Exam Format Being Proposed by Graduate Faculty/GPC members and a Brief Discussion About PowerPoint Presentations.
01-22-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Nilesh Gupta Self-assembled Lipidic Micelles for Respiratory Drug Delivery
01-29-2014 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Pooja Naik Impact of Cigarette Smoke Extracts from Regular, Reduced Exposure and Low Nicotine Products on Blood Brain Barrier Endothelial Cells
02-05-2014 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Rajiv Balyan Capecitabine Metabolism and Distribution in Preclinical Mouse Models of Breast Cancer Brain Metastases
02-12-2014 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Kamrun Nahar Nitric Oxide (NO) Donor as an Alternative to Inhaled NO in PAH
02-19-2014 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Subhasree Nag Preclinical Pharmacology of a Novel Small Molecule Anti-MDM2 Anti-Cancer Agent
02-26-2014 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Alejandra Fernandez Effect of Triheptanoin Feeding on Spontaneous Seizures of Pilocarpine-Induced Epileptic Mice
03-05-2014 4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Debasish Basak Thiol Modification-Induced Reactivation of Mutant p53 (R273H) by a Nontoxic Stabilized Glutathione Disulfide
03-12-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 Guest Speaker: Zonghan Dai, Ph.D., TTUHSC Amarillo Regulation of Actin Dynamics by Abl Interactor Proteins
03-19-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Vindhya Edpuganti Effect of Hepatic Ischemia Reperfusion Injury on the Disposition of Cytochrome P450 Metabolites of Arachidonic Acid in Rat Livers
03-26-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Alumnus Sami Nazzal, Monroe, La. What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate School: Surviving A Career in Academia
04-02-2014   4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Sukesh Voruganti RYBP as a Novel Tumor Suppressor
04-02-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Prasad Shikha Impact of Cigarette Smoke Extracts on BBB Endothelial Cells Under Altered Glycemic Conditions
04-16-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Tanvirul Hye Targeting HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Brain Metastases Using Drug Loaded Nanoemulsion
04-23-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 Guest Speaker: Milton Brown, Ph.D, M.D., Georgetown University Discovery of HDAC Shuttling Inhibitors as Radiation Sensitizers and Anti-Cancer Agents
04-30-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Sharad Sharma mTOR Inhibition: A Route to Escape BMS-777607 Induced Chemoresistance in Breast Cancer Cells
05-07-2014  4:15pm AMA1110/ABI1130/D433 GPPS Student Raktima Bhattacharya Effects of Targeted Delivery of NFκB Decoys on Markers of Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in a MCAO Model


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"