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January 2022

Date Time Seminar
20
Thursday,
Jan.
12:00 p.m.
John & Aimee Mohr PPTR Seminar
Title: “Personalized Medicine in HCT Recipients”
Speaker: Jeannine S. McCune, Pharm.D., BCOP, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope
Location: Zoom; https://tinyurl.com/uhpptr-012022
20
Thursday,
Jan.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: “Role of Intestinal Metabolism and Hepatic Organic Anion Transporting Polypeptides (OATPs) in Hepatoenteric Recycling”
Speaker: Lu Wang, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UHCOP
Mentor:
Ming Hu
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
27
Thursday,
Jan.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: Lipid Droplet as a Novel Cell Fate Regulator of Muscle Stem Cells”
Speaker: Shihuan Kuang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, Purdue University
Host: Ashok Kumar
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu

February 2022

Date Time Seminar
1
Tuesday,
Feb.
11:00 a.m.
PHOP Seminar (virtual)
Title: “Writing Scientific Articles for Publication in High Impact Journals”
Speaker: Rajender Aparasu, Ph.D., FAPhA, UHCOP
Host: Susan Abughosh
Location: Zoom; email bshollin@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
3
Thursday,
Feb.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: “Developing Locally Active COX-2 Inhibitors for Treating Osteoarthritis Pain Safely”
Speaker: Zuoxu Xie, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UHCOP
Mentor: Ming Hu
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
8
Tuesday,
Feb.
11:00 a.m.
PHOP Seminar (virtual)
Title: "Utilizing National Covid Cohort Collaborative (N3C) for Pharmacoepidemiologic Research"
Speaker: Hemal Mehta, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Host: Rajender Aparasu
Location: Zoom; email bshollin@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
10
Thursday,
Feb.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: “The Pharmacology and Function of ADGRF1 in Breast Cancer”
Speaker: Noor Abdulkareem, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Houston
Mentor: Meghna Trivedi
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
17
Thursday,
Feb.
12:00 p.m.
PPTR Seminar
Title: HEALTH-RCMI Research Opportunities and Resources
Speakers: Ezemenari Obasi, Ph.D., Associate Vice president for Research Administration/Associate Dean for Research/Founder and Director of HEALTH Research Institute/Professor, University of Houston College of Education, and Lorraine Reitzel, Ph.D., FAAHB, FSRNT, Co-founder and Co-director of HEALTH Research Institute/Professor, University of Houston College of Education
Host: Meghna Trivedi
Location:
Hybrid Virtual and Health 2, Room 3082; RSVP by 5 pm Feb. 15 at https://tinyurl.com/JAMSeries021722
17
Thursday,
Feb.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: “Muscle Multi-organ Crosstalk with MG53 as a Myokine for Tissue Repair and Regeneration”
Speaker: Jianjie Ma, Ph.D., Professor, Division of Cardiac Surgery, The Ohio State University
Host: Ashok Kumar
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
24
Thursday,
Feb.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: “Modern Gene Hunting: Patients, Databases, Networking and Maching Learning”
Speaker: Daryl Armstrong Scott, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine
Hosts: Mingfu Wu
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu

March 2022

Date Time Seminar
3
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "A Guide to Proteomics for Pharmacology and Biomedicine"
Speaker: Sung Yun Jung, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
Host: Meghna Trivedi
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
10
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Injury-responsive Enhancers Promote Heart Regeneration in Zebrafish"
Speaker: Brian Black, Ph.D., Professor, Cardiovascular Research Institute, School of Medicine, University of California
Host: Mingfu Wu
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
22
Tuesday,
March
11:00 a.m.
PHOP Seminar (virtual)
Title: "Estimating Healthcare Costs across the Cancer Care Continuum - Overview and Real-World Applications"
Speaker: Kaustav Bhattacharya, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Administration, The University of Mississippi
Host: Susan Abughosh
Location: Zoom; email bshollin@central.uh.edu for free link
24
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Do T cells Underlie Sex Differences in Blood Pressure Control?"
Speaker: Jennifer Sullivan, Ph.D., Interim Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University
Host: Tahir Hussain
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
31
Thursday,
March
12:00 p.m.
John & Aimee Mohr Clinical PPTR Seminar
Title: "Taking a Drive into Peer Assessment"
Speaker: Amelia Sofjan, Pharm.D., BCPS, Clinial Associate Professor, UHCOP
Location: Virtual & Health 2, Room 3082; RSVP by 12 pm March 30 at https://tinyurl.com/JAMSem033122
31
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "AKAP12 Role in Beta-Adrenergic Receptor Signaling and Heart Failure Progression"
Speaker: Hanan Qasim, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UHCOP
Mentor: Bradley McConnell
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu

April 2022

Date Time Seminar
7
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Changing Phases of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins"
Speaker: Josephine Ferreon, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Pharmacology, Baylor College of Medicine
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
14
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "CRE-ating the Valvuloseptal Complex: Evolving Insights into the Role of SOX9"
Speaker: Andy Wessels, Ph.D., Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, Medical University of South Carolina
Host: Mingfu Wu
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
21
Thursday,
March
12:00 p.m.
John & Aimee Mohr Clinical PPTR Seminar
Title: "Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Globally Through the Lens of an Infectious Diseases Pharmacist"
Speaker: Twisha Patel, Pharm.D., BCIDP, Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, Prevention Team, Chenega Enterprise Systems and Solutions (CHESS), International Infection Control Program, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Location: Virtual & Health 2, Room 3082; RSVP at https://tinyurl.com/JAMS042122 by 12 pm April 19
21
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Skeletal Muscle Adaptations to Cancer and Chemotherapy and the Protective Effects of Exercise"
Speaker: Michael Toth, Ph.D., Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine
Host: Ashok Kumar
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu
26
Tuesday,
April
11:00 a.m.
PHOP Seminar (virtual)
Title: "Polypharmacy and Health-Related Quality of Life in Older Adults with Cancer: Determining Breakpoints"
Speaker: Manvi Sharma, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Administration and Research Assistant Professor in RIPS, The University of Mississippi
Host: Susan Abughosh
Location: Zoom; email bshollin@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
28
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "NF-kB Function in the Muscle Microenvironment of Cancer Cachexia"
Speaker: Denis C. Guttridge, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Darby Children’s Research Institute & Associate Director of Translational Sciences, Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina
Host: Ashok Kumar
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu

May 2022

Date Time Seminar
5
Thursday,
May
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Targeting the Vulnerabilities of Cancer Cell Metabolism"
Speaker: Nouri Neamati, Ph.D., Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Michigan
Hosts: Greg Cuny and Louis Williams
Location: Health 2, Room 3082; email rxpps@central.uh.edu

June 2022

Date Time Seminar
16
Thursday,
June
12:00 p.m.
John & Aimee Mohr PPTR Seminar
Title: "Antimicrobial Resistance in Clostridioides difficile infection"
Speaker: Anne Gonzales-Luna, PharmD, BCIDP, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research, UHCOP
Location: Virtual & Health 2, Room 3082; RSVP by 12 pm June 14 at https://tinyurl.com/JAMS061622