Seminars

Seminar Series

The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences hosts a seminar series during the fall and winter semesters. Presentations take place at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesdays and are held in Room 3105 of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Contact Dr. Zhihui Qin at 313-577-1567 or zqin@wayne.edu for more information.

Fall 2018

DATE

TITLE

SPEAKER

HOST

9/5

"Illuminating Fatty Acid Metabolism:  Insights into Fatty Acid Signaling and Fatty Liver Disease"

Emilio Mottillo, PhD, Post-doctoral Fellow, Wayne State University, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Detroit, MI Terrence Monks, Ph.D.

9/12

"Probing Cellular Processes using Engineered Nanomaterials" Priyabrata Mukherjee, Ph.D.,  Professor of Pathology, Assoc. Director of Translational Research,  Peggy and Charles Stephenson Endowed Chair in Laboratory Cancer Research, Co-Director, Nanomedicine Program, Stephenson Cancer Center.  University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK

Dr. Arun Iyer

9/19 "Regulation of HMGB1 and TLR4 in the Diabetic Retina" Jena J. Steinle, Ph.D, Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, Ophthalmology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI Jiemei Wang, Ph.D.
10/3 "Regulation of Hepatic Homeostasis by Autophagy in Drug-Induced Liver Injury and Tumorigenesis" Wen-Xing Ding, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics, Director, Histopathology Core, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS Wanqing Liu, Ph.D.
10/4

SPECIAL SEMINAR:  "LncRNA and Nuclear Receptor in Liver Function and Disease"   

Li Wang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physiology and Neurology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT

Fei Chen, Ph.D.

10/17

TBD

Erik Knudsen, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Medicine, Associate Director for Basic Research, University of Arizona Cancer Center, Tucson, AZ Fei Chen, Ph.D.
10/24 "Aggregation and inhibition of neuronal tau proteins and peptides" Sanela Martic, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry, Oakland University, Rochester, MI Aloke Dutta, Ph.D.
10/31

TBD

Liyanaaratchige Tillekeratne, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH Zhihui Qin, Ph.D.
12/5

TBD

John L. Markley, Ph.D., Steenbock Professor of Biomolecular Structure, Director of NMRFAM and BMRB, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI Timothy Stemmler, Ph.D.

Download the Fall 2018 seminar schedule.

Past seminars