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Date Time Room Speaker Presentation Title
08-19-2015 9:00am AMA SOP 210/LUB HSC 2C101 GPPS Student Sukesh Voruganti, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "RYBP as a novel tumor suppressor and its implication in cancer therapy"
08-26-2015 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 FACULTY SPEAKER Abraham Al-Ahmad, Ph.D. "So you got your Ph.D., that's nice.... What's next?"
08-28-2015 2:00pm AMA PAC 1110/LUB HSC 2C101 GPPS Student Neel Fofaria, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Melanoma therapy with piperlongumine"
09-02-2015 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Srinidhi Jayaraman "Discovering Small Molecule Modulators for Endopeptidase Neurolysin (Hiking Toward Galaxies)"
09-09-2015   CANCELLED    
09-16-2015 2:20pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Nihar Kinarivala, Oral Qualifying Exam "Synthesis and Structure Activity Relationship of Xanthohumol and its Analogues for the Treatment of Batten Disease"
09-21-2015 1:30pm AMA SOP 210/ABI 1130/LUB HSC 1C111 GPPS Student Raghavender Chivukula, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Generation and characterization of novel antibodies targeting MHC peptide complexes and development of relevant oncology models for evaluation of immune independent/dependent anti-tumor mechanisms"
09-23-2015 3:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Benard Ogola, Oral Qualifying Exam "Regulating Cholesterol Biosynthesis by Citrate Transporter Inhibitor 1,2,3-Benzenetricarboxylic Acid (BTC)"
09-28-2015 1:00pm AMA SOP 210 GPPS Student Md. Abul Kaisar, Oral Qualifying Exam "Impact of Chronic E-Cigarette Exposure in Altered Medical Conditions"
09-30-2015 2:30pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Kshitij Verma, Oral Qualifying Exam "Selective AKR1C3 inhibitors for Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) therapy"
10-07-2015 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Nehal Gupta "Pseudolaric Acid B:  A Potential Novel Chemotherapeutic Agent for Prostate Cancer"
10-07-2015 4:00pm CANCELLED GPPS Student A.G.M. Mostofa  
10-14-2015 9:00am AMA SOP 210/DAL SW 433/LUB–HSC 1C111 (TKL) GPPS Student Md. Rashedul Islam, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Neuroprotective Function of Novel Bivalent and Multivalent Opioid Peptide Analogs in Ischemic Stroke Models"
10-21-2015 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Ahasanul Hasan "A 3D Microfluidic Chip Mimicking the Blood Vessel: Fabrication and Preliminary Characterization"
10-21-2015 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Hanumantha Rao Madala "Design of a Rofecoxib-Combretastatin Hybrid Drug that Exerts Potent and Improved Antimicrotubule and Anti-Angiogenesis Properties Retaining COX-2 Inhibition"
10-28-2015   NO SEMINAR AAPS is Oct. 25-29, 2015  
11-04-2015 4:00pm AMA SOP 107/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Ronak Patel "Design of a patient and disease specific in-vitro model of the neurovascular unit using human induced pluripotent stem cells"
11-04-2015 4:00pm AMA SOP 107/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Jee Hyun Park "Internalization Study of T-Cell Receptor Mimic Antibody (TCRm)"
11-11-2015 4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Tanvirul Hye "Targeting HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Brain Metastases with Lapatinib-Loaded Nanoemulsion"
11-11-2015  4:00pm AMA SOP 210/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Alok Ranjan "Penfluridol suppresses glioblastoma tumor growth by inhibiting sonic hedgehog signaling"
11-18-2015  3:30pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GUEST SPEAKER Hugh Smyth, Ph.D., Delgado Endowed Associate Professor in Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas, Austin, TX "Engineering Devices and Molecules for Lung Delivery"
11-25-2015    NO SEMINAR Thanksgiving Holiday  
12-02-2015  4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Debasish Basak "Redox-mediated inactivation of MGMT DNA repair sensitizes human gliomas to alkylating agents in vitro and in vivo"
12-02-2015  4:00pm AMA PAC 1110/DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Sushanta Sarkar "Novel Synthetic Makaluvamine Against Lung Cancer"

 

       
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, Ph.D., 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"

 

       
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