Pharmaceutical Sciences announces Winter Seminar Series

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, announces the topics and guests speakers for its Winter 2013 Seminar Series. All are welcome to attend the seminar presentations, which begin at 4 p.m. in Room 3105 of the college. There is no charge.



Presentation Title

Guest Speaker

February 27

Effects of Calorie Restriction and Exercise on Insulin Signaling and Glucose Uptake of Skeletal Muscle

Gregory D. Cartee, PhD
Professor, School of Kinesiology, Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology,
University of Michigan

March 6

Splicing and Dicing in Alzheimer’s and Related Dementias

Michael Wolfe, PhD
Professor of Neurology,
Brigham & Women’s Hospital,
Harvard Medical School

March 13

The Regulation of Membrane Curvature during Exocytosis

Arun Anatharam, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Department of Biological Sciences,
Wayne State University

March 27

Microvascular Insulin Action and Resistance

Zhenqi Liu, MD
Chief & Kenneth Crispell Professor of Medicine,
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Virginia Health System

April 3

New Roles for Akt Kinase in Cellular Differentiation

Denise R. Cooper, PhD
Professor of Molecular Medicine, University of Southern Florida;
Senior Research Career Scientist, VA Medical Center

April 17

Noninvasive Molecular Imaging of Epigenetic Regulation

Juri Gelovani, MD/PhD
Professor and Chair,
Biomedical Engineering,
Wayne State University

May 8

Multifunctional Ligands as Potential Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease

Shijun Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University

May 15

Asymmetric Stem Cell Division in Drosophila

Yukiko Yamashita, PhD
Assistant Professor of Cell & Development Biology, University of Michigan Medical School

May 22

Pharmacogenomics for Heart Failure Therapies

D. E. Lanfear, MD
Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Center for Health Services Research, Henry Ford Hospital

For additional information, please contact Zhengping Yi, PhD, associate professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, at 313-577-1047 or email:

The Eugene Appelbaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is located at 259 Mack Ave. at John R.  The entrance is on Brady Street, directly across the street from the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan (RIM). WSU Campus shuttles do stop at the college. Parking is available in WSU Parking Structure 7, John R at Mack Ave.



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