Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy

BPS Fall 2007 Seminars

Fall 2007 Seminar Series
Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

College of Pharmacy Building (PHAR)
833 South Wood Street
Chicago, IL 60612

Date Time Room Speaker Name Affiliation Talk Title Host
8/27 1:30 PHAR 36 Hong Liu, Ph.D. Northwestern University Endocrine Resistance in Breast Cancer: Mechanisms and Novel Therapeutic Targets Beck
8/31 10:30 PHAR 36 Paolo Provenzano, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin Regulation of Breast Cell Phenotype, Signaling, and Gene Expression by the Physical Properties of the Extracellular Matrix Beck
9/5 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Laurie Parker, Ph.D. University of Chicago Proteomic Technologies for Studying Phosphorylation Signaling Beck
9/6 2:00 PHAR 134-2 Jieun Yun (Dissertation Defense)
University of Illinois at Chicago Notch Signaling in Protein Kinase C Alpha Overexpressing, Tamoxifen-Resistant Breast Cancer Cells Tonetti
9/7 10:30 PHAR 134-3 Darren Phillips, Ph.D. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Sphingolipids and Bcl-2 Family Members:  Requirements, Interactions and Potential for Cancer Therapy Beck
9/12 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Deepali Vartak (Student Seminar) University of Illinois at Chicago Dual Targeting Strategy for Solid Tumors Utilizing Co-Activity of Integrins and Matrix Metalloproteases Gemeinhart
9/13 10:30 PHAR 134-3 Demir Akin, Ph.D. Purdue University Delivery of Diagnostic and Therapeutic "Smart" Nanomedical Cargo into Cells Beck
9/19 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Howard Greisler, M.D. Loyola University Application-Specific Engineered Angiogenic Peptides and Delivery Strategies Gemeinhart
9/24 10:30 PHAR 36 Scott W. Burchiel, Ph.D. University of New Mexico Toxicogenomic Approaches to Understanding Benzo(a)pyrene-Quinone Signaling in Human Mammary Epithelial Cells Beck
10/10 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Tolga Uz, M.D., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago Melatonin Receptors and Drug Addiction Onyuksel
10/17 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Joel Collier, Ph.D. Univeristy of Chicago Synthetic Extracellular Matrices: Towards Applications in Regenerative Medicine Gemeinhart
10/24 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Vandana Keskar (Student Seminar) University of Illinois at Chicago Novel Macroporous Hydrogels for Stem Cell Infiltration, Growth and Differentiation Gemeinhart
10/31 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Lydia Usha, M.D. Rush University Melatonin Receptors and Drug Addiction Beck
11/7 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Igal Szleifer, Ph.D. Northwestern Univeristy Protein Adsorption on Biomaterials: Surface Modifications for Non-Fouling Surfaces, Specific Binding, Smart Materials and Controlled Release Gemeinhart
11/27 10:00 MBRB 1017 Derek Dykxhoorn, Ph.D. Harvard University Taking aim at HIV-1: the development of siRNAs as potent small molecule drugs Mankin*
11/28 3:30 PHAR 134-3 Rich Minshall, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago Phosphorylation-Dependence of Caveolae-Mediated Endocytosis and Trafficking in Endothelial Cells Gemeinhart
11/29 10:00 MBRB 1009 Jay Hesselberth, Ph.D. University of Washington Genomic analysis of non-coding RNAs in yeast Mankin*
12/04 10:00 MBRB 1017 Shobha Vasudevan, Ph.D. Yale University Switching from Repression to Activation: MicroRNAs can Upregulate Translation Mankin*
12/06 10:00 MBRB 1017 Kristian Link, Ph.D. Yale University Engineering Novel Genetic Control Elements Mankin*

*Cosponsored with the Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.


For more informaiton contact Celina Tejada by phone at  +1(312)996-0888 .

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