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January 2023

Date Time Seminar
9
Monday,
Jan.
10:45 a.m.
Special Seminar - Faculty Candidate
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
19
Thursday,
Jan.
12:00 p.m.
John & Aimee Mohr PPTR Clinical Seminar Series
Title: "Breaking Barriers and Pushing the Envelope: Philosophy and Vision for Pharmacy Practice and Education in 2023 and Beyond"
Speaker: 
Eric J. MacLaughlin, Pharm.D., FASHP, FCCP, BCPS, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
23
Monday,
Jan.
10:45 a.m.
Special Seminar - Faculty Candidate
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
26
Thursday,
Jan.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title:
 "The Roles of Fat Tissue in Muscle Wasting and Cancer"
Speaker: Mikhail Kolonin, Ph.D., Professor and Director, Center for Metabolic and Degenerative Diseases, University of Texas – Health Science Center at Houston
Host: Ashok Kumar
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
30
Monday,
Jan.
10:45 a.m.
Special Seminar - Faculty Candidate
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom

February 2023

Date Time Seminar
2
Thursday,
Feb.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Sepsis and Septic Shock: Microvascular Hyperpermeability"
Speaker:
Perenlei Enkhbaatar, M.D., Ph.D., Professor and Director of Translational ICU, Department of Anesthesiology, University of Texas Medical Branch
Host: Bin Guo
Location: 
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
6
Monday,
Feb.
10:45 a.m.
Special Seminar - Faculty Candidate
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
9
Thursday,
Feb.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Reliable and Reversible Molecular Linkages for Drug Delivery"
Speaker: M.G. Finn, Ph.D., Professor and Chair, School of Chemistry & Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
Host: Gomika Udugamasooriya
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
13
Monday,
Feb.
10:45 a.m.
Special Seminar - Faculty Candidate
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
16
Thursday,
Feb.
12:00 p.m.
PPTR Seminar
Title:
TBD
Speaker: Jinhee Jo, Pharm.D., BCIDP, Research Assistant Professor,
Department of Pharmacy Practice & Translational Research, UHCOP
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
16
Thursday,
Feb.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Impeding Brain Metastases & Boosting Immunotherapy Response by Modulating Myeloid Cells"
Speaker: Dihua Yu, Ph.D., Professor and Chair ad interim, Department of Molecular and Cellular Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Host: Xinli Liu
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
20
Monday,
Feb.
10:45 a.m.
Special Seminar - Faculty Candidate
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
27
Monday,
Feb.
10:45 a.m.
Special Seminar - Faculty Candidate
Location:
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom

March 2023

Date Time Seminar
9
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Identification and Validation of Effective Therapeutic Targets in Cancer and Alzheimer's Disease Using Chemical Biology"
Speaker:
Kavita Shah, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University
Host: Alexander Statsyuk
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
16
Thursday,
March
12:00 p.m.
PPTR Seminar
Title:
TBD
Speaker: Krystal Edwards, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, Associate Dean for Career Development, Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Science Center
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
23
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Bipolar Disorders: Brain Mechanisms and Therapeutic Implications"
Speaker: 
Jair C. Soares, M.D., Ph.D., Professor & Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UTHealth Houston McGovern Medical School
Host: Samina Salim
Location: 
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
30
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title:
"Identifying the Mechanisms Through Which Mechanical Stimuli Regulate Muscle Mass"
Speaker: Troy Hornberger, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Comparative Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Host: Ashok Kumar
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom

April 2023


Date Time Seminar
6
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Cell Chirality in Cardiovascular Development and Disease"
Speaker:
Leo Q. Wan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Host: Mingfu Wu
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
13
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Novel Therapy for A. baumannii Infections"
Speaker: Brianna Eales, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Pharmacological and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UHCOP
Mentor: Vincent Tam
Location: 
Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
20
Thursday,
April
12:00 p.m.
PPTR Seminar
Title:
TBD
Speaker: Jodie Gee, Pharm.D., BCACP, CDE, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research, UHCOP/Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist, Vecino Denver Harbor Family Health Center, Houston, TX
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
20
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: “Functions of Mitochondria in Developing Hearts”
Speaker: Kai Jiao, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Center for Biotechnology & Genomic Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University
Host: Mingfu Wu
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom
27
Thursday,
April
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: “Regulatory Enhancers: from Functions to Mechanisms to Therapeutic Targeting”
Speaker: Wenbo Lil, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, UTHealth Houston McGovern Medical School
Host: Diana Chow
Location: Health 2, Room 3082 & via Zoom