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Seminar Schedule Spring 2019
Seminars in Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmacognosy


(Seminars are Fridays at 11:30 AM in Room 134-2 PHARM in Chicago
and via remote in E226 in Rockford unless otherwise noted)

Wednesday, January 9

8:30 AM

B36 PHARM

DISSERTATION SEMINAR:
"Synthesis of Ester Analogs of Polyphosphates"

Chensong Jiao, PhD Candidate, Medicinal Chemistry (Advisor: Karol Bruzik)

Friday, January 11

NO SEMINAR

(classes start January 14)

Friday, January 18

Innate Immune Pathways in Hepatocytes Regulate Local and Systemic Inflammatory Responses

Timothy R. Billiar, MD, George Vance Foster Professor of Surgery & Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (hosts: Douglas Thomas and Greg Thatcher)
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Friday, January 25

TBA

TBA

Friday, February 1

Chemical Proteomics Approaches for discovery and characterization of New Lysine Acylation Pathways

Yingming Zhao, PhD, Professor, Ben May Department for Cancer Research, UCCCC, Committee on Cancer Biology, Committee on Molecular Metabolism and Nutrition, The University of Chicago (host: Douglas Thomas)
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Friday, February 8

College of Pharmacy Research Day

Alum of the Year, Vahlteich Awards, and keynote lecture at 3:15pm

Friday, February 15

TBA

TBA

Tuesday, February 19

2:00 PM

B32 PHARM

DISSERTATION SEMINAR: 
"Examining the Estrogen Receptor as a Targetable Vulnerability in All Stages of Breast Cancer"

Lauren Gutgesell, PhD Candidate, Medicinal Chemistry (Advisor: Greg Thatcher)

Friday, February 22

Webster-Sibilsky lecture:
JANUVIA to MARIZEV (Omarigliptin), a Once Weekly DPP-4 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Diabetes

Ann E. Weber, PhD, Senior Vice President for Drug Discovery, Kallyope Inc.
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Friday, March 1

TBA

TBA

Friday, March 8

TBA

Carrie Haskell-Luevano, PhD, University of Minnesota (host: Terry Moore)

Friday, March 15

TBA

Huiping Liu, MD, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (host: Douglas Thomas)

Friday, March 22

Annual Norman R Farnsworth Lectureship in Pharmacognosy (tentative date)

Ikhlas Khan

Friday, March 29

Annual Norman R Farnsworth Lectureship in Pharmacognosy (backup date?)

TBA

Friday, April 5

TBA

TBA

Friday, April 12

MIKIW 2019: April 12-14, 2019

University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Friday, April 19

TBA

TBA

Friday, April 26

TBA

Vadim Backman, PhD, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (host: Douglas Thomas)

Friday, May 3

TBA

TBA

Friday, May 10

NO SEMINAR (Finals Week)

NO SEMINAR

Course Coordinator: Course Coordinator: Douglas Thomas <ddthomas@uic.edu>

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