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Seminars

September

Thursday, Sept. 14, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "Diversity-oriented Synthesis to Enable the Discovery of Novel Therapeutics"

Speaker: Damian Young, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345

Tuesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.

Title: "Market Access and Health Economics and Outcomes Research"

Speaker: Kevin Mayo, Ph.D., EJD, Managing Partner, Value Genome LLC

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061 (please RSVP 48 hours in advance for meal reservation)

 

July-August

No Seminars 

June

Thursday, June 15, Noon to 1 p.m.

Title: "The Rx for Successfully Integrating Research into Your Daily Pharmacy Practice"

Speaker: Judith A. Smith, Pharm.D., BCOP, CPHQ, FCCP, FISOPP, Assoc. Professor and Director, WHIM Program, UTHealth McGovern Medical School

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 112, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061 (please RSVP 48 hours in advance for meal reservation)


May

Friday, May 19, 3 p.m.

"25 by 25: A Celebratory Debut of The Roger W. Anderson Pharmacy Leadership Institute"

Speaker: Harold N. Godwin, B.S., M.S., FASHP, FAPhA, Associate Dean and Professor Emeritus, University of Kansas School of Pharmacy

Location: Houston Methodist Research Institute, Auditorium (R2-306), 6670 Bertner Ave., Houston 77030

Contact: Divya Varkey, 713-743-5061 (please RSVP 48 hours in advance for meal reservation)


April

Thursday, April 6, 4:15 

Title: "Cortical Excitation-Inhibition Balance in Health and Disease"

Speaker: Mingshan Xue, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neuroscience, Baylor College of Medicine

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, April 13, 4:15 

Title: "Diversity-Oriented Synthesis to Enable the Discovery of Novel Therapeutics"

Speaker: Damian Young, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, April 20, Noon to 1 p.m.

Title: "Leadership Indelible Marks"

Speaker: Roger W. Anderson, DrPH. R.Ph., FASHP

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 112, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061 (please RSVP 48 hours in advance for meal reservation)


Thursday, April 20, 4:15 

Title: "Mechanistic Role of Human mAKAP Polymorphisms in Cardiovascular Disorders"

Speaker: Santosh Suryavanshi, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, April 27, 4:15 - 5:15 p.m.

Title: "Exploiting the Adhesion GPCR Tethered Agonist Mechanism to Uncover New Receptor Small Molecule Modulatory Compounds"

Speaker: Gregory Tall, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Michigan Medical School

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


March

Thursday, March 2, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "Beta-blockers in Clinically Relevant Murine Models of Asthma and the Potential Role of ERK Signaling"

Speaker: Radhika Joshi, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Tuesday, March 7, Noon - 1 p.m.

Title: "Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Metformin and Statins in Obese Patients Pre- and Post-Gastric Bypass Surgery"

Speaker: Asma El-Zailik, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 102, Houston Science Center

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, March 9, 4:15 p.m.

Title: “Screening and Targeting Therapeutically Epileptiform and Behavioral Phenotypes in Rodent Models of Angelman’s Syndrome”

Speaker: Anne E. Anderson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, March 16, Noon to 1 p.m.

"Combating the growing threat of carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae: Using translational research approaches to improve patient outcomes"

Speaker: Ryan Shields, Pharm.D., M.S., Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and Assistant Professor, Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, University of Pittsburgh Schools of Health Sciences

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 112, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061 (please RSVP 48 hours in advance for meal reservation)


Tuesday, March 21, Noon to 1 p.m.

"Develop the Combination Therapies of Pazopanib Through a PK/PD Approach

Speaker: Yu He, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 102, Houston Science Center

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, March 23, 4:15 p.m.

"Chemical Interrogation of Cell Signaling"

Speaker: Chao Zhang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Unviersity of Southern California

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Tuesday, March 28, Noon to 1 p.m.

"Role of Protein Disulfide Isomerase in Redox Homeostasis and Regulation of Angiotensin II AT1 Receptor in Rat Kidney"

Speaker: Xitao Wang, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 102, Houston Science Center

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Wednesday, March 29, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

"Title TBA"

Speaker: Andy Stergachis, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Professor of Pharmacy, and Professor of Global Health, University of Washington School of Pharmacy

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 112, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Rhiana Boatwright, 713-743-1730


Thursday, March 30, 4:15 p.m.

"Chemical-Proteomic Strategies to Investigate Reactive Cysteines"

Eranthie Weerapana, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Biology & Biochemistry, Boston College

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


February

Wed., Feb. 1, 10 a.m.-11 a.m.

"A Scientific, Non-Handwaving Approach to Reading, Writing, & Refereeing Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts"

Speaker: Shane Deselle, R.Ph., Ph.D., FAPhA, President, Applied Pharmacy Solutions; Editor-in-Chief, Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy; and Professor at Touro University, California College of Pharmacy

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 112, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Rhiana Boatwright, 713-743-1730


Thursday, Feb. 2, Noon-1 p.m.

"Training Clinical and Translational Scientists at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy: Three Decades of Experience"

Speaker: Robert A. "Bob" Blouin, PharmD, Dean and Vaughn and Nancy Bryson Distinguished Professor of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 112, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061 (please RSVP 48 hours in advance for meal reservation)


Thurs., Feb. 9, 4:15 p.m.

"Pharmacokinetics and Enterohepatic Recycling of CZ48, a Lactone-Stabilized Camptothecin: Effect of Nanosuspension Forumulation"

Speaker: Willem W. Overwijk, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, Feb. 16, Noon-1 p.m.

"Strategies for Reducing Overuse and Deprescribing of Medications in the Elderly Cardiovascular Patients"

Speaker: Jeff T. Sherer, PharmD, MPH, BCPS, CGP, UHCOP Clinical Associate Professor

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 112, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061 (please RSVP 48 hours in advance for meal reservation)


Thurs., Feb. 16, 4:15 p.m.

"Pharmacokinetics and Enterohepatic Recycling of CZ48, a Lactone-Stabilized Camptothecin: Effect of Nanosuspension Forumulation"

Speaker: Yu Jin Kim, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Tues., Feb. 21, Noon-1 p.m.

"Title TBA"

Speaker: Ankita Salvi, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 102, Houston Science Center

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thurs., Feb. 23, 4:15 p.m.

"Improving Outcomes of Minocycline Treatment in Severe Infections Caused by Acinetobacter baumannii"

Speaker: Jian Zhou, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


January

Wed., Jan. 18, 3-4 p.m.

"A New Horizon for Primary Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis Treatment"

Speaker: Ben Casey, Pharm.D., UHCOP/Cardinal PGY2 Infectious Diseases Pharmacotherapy Resident

Location: UHCOP Texas Medical Center Campus, Room 218, 1441 Moursund

Contact: Amelia Sofjan


Thurs., Jan. 19, 4:15 p.m.

"How to Present an Effective Seminar"

Speaker: Mustafa Lokhandwala, Ph.D., UHCOP Executive Vice Dean for Research, Director of the Heart and Kidney Institute, and Professor of Pharmacology

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thurs., Jan. 26, 4:15 p.m.

"A Scientific, Non-Handwaving Approach to Reading, Writing, & Refereeing Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts"

Speaker: Manas Gupte, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 130, Science & Research Bldg. 2

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345