Seminar Programs

For further information, please contact Sheryol Cox at sheryol.cox@vcuhealth.org or Andrew G. Davies, Ph.D., at andrew.davies@vcuhealth.org.

Pharmacology and Toxicology Seminar Program

Seminars are on Tuesdays, 4-4:50 p.m. in Sanger Hall, First Floor, Room 1-044 (unless otherwise noted).

Date Speaker Topic
Aug. 29, 2017

Ahmet Hoke, M.D., Ph.D., FRCPC
Professor, Neurology, and Neuroscience
Director, Neuromuscular Division
Editor-in-Chief, Experimental Neurology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
855 N. Wolfe Street, Rangos 248
Baltimore, MD  21205

Host:  Dr. David Gewirtz

Mechanisms of axon degeneration and neuroprotection in CIPN
Sept. 5, 2017

 

TBD
Sept. 12, 2017

Hamid I. Akbarali, Ph.D.
Professor
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Virginia Commonwealth University

TBD
Sept. 19, 2017

Jenny Wiley, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow
Research Triangle Park

Host:  Dr. Matt Walentiny

TBD
Sept. 26, 2017

Cardiovascular/Renal seminar

Scott Earley, Ph.D.
Department of Biomedical Sciences Colorado State University 

scott.earley@colostate.edu 

TBD
Oct. 3, 2017

 

 
 
Oct. 10, 2017

 

 
Oct. 17, 2017

S. Steve Negus, Ph.D.
Professor
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Virginia Commonwealth University

TBD
Oct. 24, 2017

Dr. Brett Mitchell

Cardiovascular/Renal seminar 

TBD
Oct. 31, 2017

Sterling Lecture

Ivan Diamond, MD, Ph.D.
Chief Science Officer
Amygdala Neurosciences
Professor Emeritus
University of California - San Diego

TBD
Nov. 7, 2017

Cardiovascular/Renal seminar

Jennifer C. Sullivan, Ph.D., FAHA
Associate Professor
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta University
Augusta, GA

Host:   Ningjun Li, Ph.D.

TBD
Nov. 14, 2017

 

 
Nov. 21, 2017

Dr. Jose Eltit
Department of Physiology and Biophysics
Virginia Commonwealth University

Host:  Dr. Steve Negus

TBD
Nov. 28, 2017   TBA
Dec. 5, 2017

 

 
Dec. 12, 2017

Cardiovascular/Renal seminar

Mohamed Trebak, Ph.D.
Professor
Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Penn State University
500 University Drive
Hershey, PA  17033

 

Host:  Dr. Ningjun Li

 
Jan. 16, 2018

Dr. Brent Isakson
UVA Vivian Pinn Scholar
Associate Professor
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Resident Faculty, Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center
University of Virginia School of Medicine

 
 

 

 
 

 
 

 

 
 
     
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
     
 

 

 
     
 

 

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
     
 

 

 

 

Student Seminar Program

Seminars are on Mondays and Thursdays at noon in Sanger Hall, First Floor, room 2-020.

Date Student Adviser
May. 4

Maciej Gonek

TBA
May. 1

Final Defense Seminar for  Jacy Jacobs

Pin-Lan Li, Aron Lichtman
Apr. 24

Jean Moon / Neil Varshneya

Darlene Brunzell / Imad Damaj
Apr. 17

Jeremy Cornelissen / Sara Dempsey

Hamid Akbarali / Matt Banks
Apr. 10

Yasmin Alkhlaif / Nadejda Blajkevich

J. Wolstenholme / Fan Zhang
Apr. 3

Xiwen Zhang

Matt Walentiny / Sandra Welch
Mar. 27

Liliya Tyutyunyk-Massey

Keith Shelton / Laura Sim-Selley
Mar. 20

Katie Schwienteck

Krista Scoggins / Dana Selley
Mar. 16

Tareq Saleh

S. Ramamoorthy / Joe Ritter
Mar. 13

Karan Muchhala

Kate Nicholson / Larry Povirk
Feb. 27

Ryan Mischel

Pin-Lan Li / Laura Mathies
Feb. 23

Kumiko Lippold

Mike Miles / Steve Negus
Feb. 20

George Li

Ningjun Li / Aron Lichtman
Feb. 16

Abdulmajeed Jali

L. Jayanthi / James Kang
Feb. 13

Luke Legakis

Kurt Hauser / Eddy Ishac
Feb. 6

Lauren Kyte

Andrew Davies / David Gewirtz
Jan. 30

Sri Lakshmi Chalasani

Darlene Brunzell / Imad Damaj
Jan. 26

Zach Curry

TBD
Jan. 23

Jessica Jurmain

Matt Banks / Patrick Beardsley
Dec. 5

Sabena Conley – Final defense seminar

Fan Zhang / Hamid Akbarali
Nov. 28

Essie Komla

J. Wolstenholme / Sandra Welch
Nov. 14

Andrew van der Vaart

Laura Sim-Selley / Matt Walentiny
Nov. 10

Sukhada Bhave – Final defense seminar

To Be Announced
Nov. 7

Wisam Toma

Dana Selley / Keith Shelton
Nov. 3

Julie Meade

Joe Ritter / Krista Scoggins
Oct. 31

Ashley Pitzer

Larry Povirk / S. Ramamoorthy
Oct. 24

Guy Harris – postponed

Steve Negus / Kate Nicholson
Oct. 10

Ava Deneva

Laura Mathies / Mike Miles
Oct. 3

Lesley Schurman

James Kang / Ningjun Li
Sep. 29

Asti Jackson

Eddy Ishac / L. Jayanthi
Sep. 26

Jacy Jacob

David Gewirtz / Kurt Hauser
Sep. 19

Amy Johnson

Darlene Brunzell / Andrew Davies
Sep. 12

Dr. Hamid Akbarali, Graduate Program Director

 
Sep. 8

Alexandra Stafford

Patrick Beardsley / Imad Damaj
Sep. 1

Rachel Enga

Hamid Akbarali /Matt Banks
Aug. 29

Dr. Jill Bettinger, Course Instructor, PHTX 690