Pharmacology and Toxicology Spring 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
Jan. 16, 2018

Brant Isakson, Ph.D.
UVA Vivian Pinn Scholar
Associate Professor
Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Resident Faculty, Robert M. Berne Cardiovascular Research Center
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA

Host:  Dr. Pin-Lan Li

Pannexin1 in the vasculature
Jan. 23, 2018

Frank Gupton, Ph.D.
Chair and Professor
Department of Chemical and Life    Science Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA  23298

Host:  Dr. David Gewirtz

Streamlining pharmaceutical processes to increase global access to health care
Jan. 30, 2018

Jason Reed, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Physics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA  23298

Host:  Dr. David Gewirtz

High-Speed Live Cell Interferometry:  A New Method for Rapidly Quantifying Tumor Drug Resistance and Heterogeneity
Feb. 6, 2018


TBA

Host: 

TBA
Feb. 13, 2018

Sandro da Rocha, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Life Sciences Engineering
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA  23298


Host:  Dr. David Gewirtz

Dendrimer Nanocarriers for the Delivery of Therapeutics to and through the Lungs and their Potential in Repurposing Doxorubicin for Lung Cancer Treatment
Feb. 20, 2018

Gavril W. Pasternak, MD., Ph.D.
Neurologist
Anne Burnett Tandy Chair of Neurology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Host:   Dr. Bill Dewey

TBA 
Feb. 27, 2018

TBA
Host:  

TBA
Mar. 6, 2018

Yavin Shaham, Ph.D.
Senior Investigator
Intramural Research Program
Branch Chief, Behavioral Neuroscience
Section Chief,  Neurobioloy of Relapse, NIDA
Baltimore, MD  21224

Host:  Dr. Matthew Banks

Incubation of drug craving after voluntary abstinence: behavior and circuit mechanisms
Mar. 13, 2018

 

TBA
Mar. 20, 2018

Robert L. Balster, Ph.D.
Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Richmond, VA  23298

TBA
Mar. 27, 2018

Ku-Lung Hsu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA  22904

Host:   Dr. Aron Lichtman

TBA
Apr. 3, 2018

Joel Schlosburg, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA  23298

Host:   

TBA
April 10, 2018

Luni Emdad, Ph.D.
Department of Human Genetics
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA  23298

Host:  Dr. David Gewirtz

TBA
Apr. 17, 2018 Rujun Gong, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Kidney Research at the Nephrology Division
Brown University
Providence, RI  02912

Host:  Dr. Ningjun Li
TBA
May 1, 2018 

Matt Buczynski, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
School of Neuroscience
Virginia Tech University
Blacksburg, VA

Host:  Dr. Joel Schlosburg

TBA 
May 22, 2018 

 Student-invited speaker

Ken Mackie, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences and Program in Neuroscience
Indiana University, Bloomington
Bloomington, Indiana  47405

Host:  Dr. Joe Ritter

TBA