Department of Pharmacology Seminar Schedule

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2014 Seminars


Seminars are from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in the Link Auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Speaker: Megan Mulligan, Ph.D.
Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Title: "Exploring neuronal population variation in mouse striatum"
Host: Anna Bukiya, Ph.D

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Speaker: Irena Levitan, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Chair of Research Committee, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Pulmonary
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Illinois at Chicago
Title: "Mechanisms of cholesterol regulation of inwardly-rectifying K channels"
Host: Alex Dopico, M.D., Ph.D.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Speaker: Aron Geurts, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physiology
Director of Transgenic Core Program
Medical College of Wisconsin
Title: "Gene editing in the rat: advances and opportunities"
Host: Marshall Elam, M.D., Ph.D.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Speaker: Darryl Zeldin, Ph.D.
Scientific Director
NIEHS/NIH
Title: "Characterization of Transgenic Mice with Endothelial-Specific Expression of Human CYP4F2"
Host: Kafait Malik, DSc., Ph.D.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Please note this is a special 30 minutes presentation running from 12:00 - 12:30 p.m.

Speaker: Dr. Ryan Michalek
Senior Study Director
Metabolon
Title: "The role of discovery biochemical profiling and human metabolic individuality in pharmaceutical research"
Host:  Alex Dopico, MD, PhD (UTHSC Distinguished Professor and Chair, Pharmacology) and John Luster (Science Development Director, Metabolon)