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Seminar Schedule Fall 2016
Seminars in Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmacognosy


(Seminars are Fridays at 11:30 AM in room 134-3 PHARM in Chicago
and via remote in room E226 in Rockford unless otherwise noted)

Friday, August 26

NO SEMINAR

No Seminar

Friday, September 2

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

EHSO MANDATORY IN-PERSON LABORATORY SAFETY TRAINING

EHSO will be presenting a special chemical laboratory safety training program for MCP-affiliated students and research staff in MCP, ITR, CBS, and the UICentre. For new employees, this in-person course will satisfy the initial requirement for live training.  For returning employees, this session will substitute for the annual on-line refresher course requirement.  THIS TRAINING SESSION IS INTENDED FOR ALL NEW AND RETURNING MCP GRADUATE STUDENTS, POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATES, STAFF RESEARCHERS, AND RESEARCH-TRACK FACULTY WHO WORK IN OR SUPERVISE PERSONNEL IN WET LABORATORIES.

Please try to arrive a few minutes early to sign in.  Bring your iCard unless you've memorized your UIN number.  Refreshments will be served.

Friday, September 9

NO SEMINAR

NO SEMINAR

Thursday, September 15

Room 134-3 PHARM

SPECIAL SEMINAR:
"Prostate-specific membrane antigen from the perspective of structural biology"

Cyril Baƙinka, PhD, Principal Investigator, Laboratory of Structural Biology, Institute of Biotechnology, Czech Academy of Sciences (host: Alan Kozikowski)

Friday, September 16

"Applying Medicinal Chemistry Principles to the Discovery of Small and Large Molecule Drugs for the Treatment of Neurological and Psychological Diseases and Cancer"

Christopher O'Donnell, PhD, Senior Director, Oncology Medicinal Chemistry, Pfizer, Groton, CT (host: Alessandra Eustaquio)

Friday, September 23

"Small-molecule-mediated interactions in the human microbiome"

Mohamed A. Donia, PhD, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University (host: Alessandra Eustaquio)

Friday, September 30

"Discovery and Engineering of Novel Natural Products via Synthetic Biology"

Huimin Zhao, PhD,  Steven L. Miller Chair Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (host: Alessandra Eustaquio)

Friday, October 7

TBA

TBA

Friday, October 14

TBA

Timothy J. Hagen, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Northern Illinois University (host: Terry Moore)

Friday, October 21

TBA

Alex S. Evers, MD, Henry Mallinckrodt Professor and Head, Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences, Washington University Medical School (host: Karol Bruzik)

Friday, October 28

TBA

Nadine Ziemert, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Tuebingen, Germany (host: Alessandra Eustaquio)

Friday, November 4

TBA

Wilfred van der Donk, PhD, Richard E. Heckert Endowed Chair in Chemistry, UIUC (host: Alessandra Eustaquio)

Friday, November 11

TBA

Mark R. Kelley, PhD, Betty and Earl Herr Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research, Indiana University (host: Judy Bolton)

Friday, November 18

TBA

Marcy Balunas, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT (host: Laura Sanchez)

Friday, November 25

Thanksgiving Holiday (No Seminar)

No Seminar

Friday, December 2

TBA

Kevin J. Tidgewell, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Duquesne University (host: Laura Sanchez)

Friday, December 9

No Seminar (Finals Week)

No Seminar

Course Coordinator: Alessandra Eustaquio <ase@uic.edu>

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