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Date Time Room Speaker Presentation Title
01-11-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 Faculty Speaker Dr. Abraham Al-Ahmad Special Session for First/Second-Time Presenters
01-18-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Benard Ogola “2-Methoxyestradiol Down-regulates Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor Through GPR30 Dependent EGFR Phosphorylation at Tyrosine 1148”
01-27-2017 (Friday) 1:00pm AMA PAC 1120 / LUB HSC 2B480 / DAL SW 514 GPPS Student Shikha, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Role of Nrf2 and Protective Effects of Metformin Against Cigarette Smoke-Induced Cerebrovascular Toxicity"
02-01-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GUEST SPEAKER Patrick T. Ronaldson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Pharmacology; Director, Graduate Program in Medical Pharmacology; University of Arizona "Targeting Blood-Brain Barrier Transporters: Implications for Treatment of Diseases with a Hypoxia/Reoxygenation Component"
02-08-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Hanumantha Rao Madala "Development of stable brain-penetrating disulfiram nanoparticles and elucidation of the molecular mechanisms of their cytotoxicity in glioma cell lines"
02-15-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Ahmed Alobaida "Inhaled S-nitroso-N-acetylpenicillamine (SNAP), a nitric oxide donor, for pulmonary preferential reduction of arterial pressure in PAH"
02-15-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Shyanne Page "Determining the influence of gender on blood-brain barrier function during cerebral ischemia using human-induced pluripotent stem cells"
02-22-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Ali Keshavarz "Deploying Microfluidic Technology and the Science of Bio-Printing in Pharmaceutics"
02-22-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Sreedhar Reddy Suthe "A Novel Antibody-Drug Conjugate Targeting RON Receptor-Tyrosine Kinase for Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer (TNBC)"
03-01-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Yoon Jung Lee "Anticonvulsant effect of exercise in a mouse chronic seizure model: corneal kindling"
03-01-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Sharavan Ramachandran "Capsaicin: A Negative Regulator of the Warburg Effect in Pancreatic Cancer"
03-08-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GUEST SPEAKER Noelle Williams, Ph.D., Core Director, Preclinical Pharmacology Core Lab at the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center; and Associate Professor, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center "Letting the Compound Speak for Itself: Serendipitous Targeting of Drugs to their Site of Action"
03-15-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Faisal Alamri "Establishing Novel Sensorimotor Tests for Long-Term Functional Assessment After Experimental Stroke"
03-15-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Abdullah Al Shoyaib "Targeting AMPK and PPARδ to Promote Exercise-Mediated Recovery After Ischemic Stroke in Mice"
03-24-2017 2:00pm AMA PAC 1120 / DAL SW 514 / LUB HSC 1C124 GPPS Student Jee Hyun Park, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "Potential Immunotherapy of Breast Cancer Brain Metastases with a TCR Mimic Antibody"
03-29-2017 3:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Benard Ogola, Doctoral Dissertation Defense "2-Methoxyestradiol Mediated Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor Downregulation: A Paradigm Shift in Estrogenic Effects on Cardiovascular System"
04-05-2017   NO SEMINAR AACR Conference April 1-5, 2017  
04-12-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Anwar Hossain "Gliotoxin: Review on synthetic challenges"
04-12-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Md. Sanaullah Sajib "Role of Endothelial RhoA in Cancer Metastasis"
04-19-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Md. Ashraf-Uz-Zaman "Changing the Fate of Penfluridol: A Medicinal Chemistry Approach"
04-19-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Ali Sifat "Nicotine & E-Cigarette Exposure Alters Brain Glucose Utilization and Stroke Outcome"
04-26-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Bader Huwaimel "Design and Synthesis of Mitochondrial Complex II Inhibitors for the Treatment of Cancer"
04-26-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Taylor Liles "Effects of Vorinostat on Select ABC Transporters at the Blood-Brain Barrier: Implications for Combination Chemotherapy"
04-28-2017 (Friday) 3:00pm AMA SOP 107 ALUMNI SPEAKER Jiukuan Hao, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences, James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio "Motivation and Commitment are Essential for Career Success"
05-03-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Thamer Albekairi "The Mechanism of Biphalin Entry Into the Ischemic Brain"
05-03-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Snehal Raut "Decellularization and Electrospinning in Engineering of Artificial Lung Tissue"
05-10-2017 4:15pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Md. Yousuf Ali "Cytokine Stimulation of NOS Activity is not Straightforward"
         
Date Time Room Speaker Presentation Title
08-16-2017 4:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 FACULTY SPEAKER Abraham Al-Ahmad, Ph.D. Seminar course overview
08-23-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Heidi Villalba "The Effect of Myo-Inositol in Ischemic Stroke Injury: In-Vitro and In-Vivo Studies"
08-23-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Hanumantha Rao Madala  "IDH1 mutation-inspired inspired α-ketoglutaric acid mimics for GBM treatment"
08-30-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Nihar Kinarivala  "Design, Synthesis and Employment of Flupirtine-Derivative Chemical Probes for Neuroprotective Target Identification"
08-30-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 / DAL SW 433 GPPS Student Kshitij Verma  "Development of Potent and Highly Selective AKR1C3 Inhibitors for the Treatment of Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC) and Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML)"
09-06-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Yoon Jung Lee, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Exercise and epilepsy: the impact of stress hormones and neurogenesis in seizure threshold"
09-06-2017 4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Md. Sanaullah Sajib, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Recombinant Slit2 therapy: An Alternative Therapeutic Approach to Diabetic Retinopathy"
09-13-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Faisal Alamri, Oral Qualifying Exam  "The Role of Selective D1 or D2 Activation by L-DOPA Treatment in Combination with Exercise on Enhancing Stroke Recovery"
09-13-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Sharavan Ramachandran, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Piperlongumine: A novel treatment option to overcome chemoresistance in melanoma"
09-20-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Md. Ashraf-Uz-Zaman, Oral Qualifying Exam "Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Hypoxia Activated Combination Therapy for the Treatment of Solid Tumors"
09-20-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Ali Keshavarz, Oral Qualifying Exam "A microfluidic chip to emulate PAH-induced right-ventricular hypertrophy"
09-27-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Laxmi Iyer  "Tannic Acid is a Tissue-Specific Dual Modulator of Angiotensin Type 1 Receptor and Low-Density Lipoprotein Receptor: An Insight into the French Paradox"
09-27-2017 4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Md. Yousuf Ali, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Elucidation of the role of ACSL isoforms in regulation of energy metabolism and polarization of macrophage"
10-04-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Ahmed Alobaida, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Inhaled nitric oxide donors (NOD) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)"
10-04-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Ekram Chowdhury, Oral Qualifying Exam   "Targeted delivery of microRNA-210 mimic and potential synergistic effects in combination with melatonin in ischemic stroke"
10-11-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Md. Anwar Hossain, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Dual-acting inhibitors in treatment of chronic wound infections"
10-18-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Ronak Patel  "Isogenic models of the blood-brain barrier from patient-derived stem cells: A step closer in designing a neurovascular unit in a dish"
10-25-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Nehal Gupta  "Novel therapeutic approach to overcome paclitaxel resistance in breast cancer by targeting HER2/β-catenin signaling"
10-25-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Ali Sifat, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Effects of Maternal E-Cigarette Use on Neonatal Cognitive Function and Hypoxic Brain Injury"
11-01-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Srinidhi Jayaraman  "Do peptidases play a role in the pathophysiology of ischemic stroke – an investigational study"
11-01-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Abdullah Al Shoyaib, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Long-Acting Beta-Hydroxybutyrate (BHB) to Promote Motor Recovery Through Exercise After Ischemic Stroke in Mice"
11-03-2017 (Friday)  1:30pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Kshitij Verma, Doctoral Dissertation Defense  "Discovery of Potent and Highly Selective Small-Molecule Inhibitors of Aldo-Keto Reductase 1C3 (AKR1C3)"
11-08-2017 4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Shyanne Page, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Determining the role of the System Xc- transporter in a patient-derived in-vitro model of the blood-brain barrier during ischemic stroke"
11-08-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Sreedhar Reddy Suthe, Oral Qualifying Exam  "Development of a Novel RON Targeted Antibody-Drug Conjugates using Cysteine Bridging Technology for Potential Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer"
11-10-2017 (Friday)  2:00pm AMA PAC 1110 GPPS Student Nihar Kinarivala, Doctoral Dissertation Defense  "Design, Synthesis and Evaluation of Aromatic Carbamates as Neuroprotective Agents"
11-15-2017      NO SEMINAR:  AAPS is Nov.12-15, 2017; Neuroscience is Nov. 11-15, 2017   
11-22-2017      NO SEMINAR   
11-29-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Md. Abul Kaisar tba
11-29-2017  4:00pm AMA SOP 335 GPPS Student Faleh Alqahtani  tba
12-06-2017  3:00pm AMA SOP 335 GUEST SPEAKER Changxue Xu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Texas Tech University College of Engineering, Department of Industrial, Manufacturing, & Systems Engineering tba
         
         
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