2008-2009 Colloquium Series

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Colloquium


Seminars are held at noon in 90 Snell Library Unless Noted

All are welcome to attend

Coffee, Tea & Cookies will be served


Date Inviting Faculty Speaker Title
9/25/08 Dr. Ohta Dr. Jorgen Kjarergaard
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
Electrofusion of Syngeneic DCs and Tumor Generates Potent Therapeutic Vaccine.
10/02/08 Dr. Deth Dr. Rahul Ray
Department of Endocrinology, Nutrition and Diabetes Boston Uniersity School of Medicine
Nuclear Transcriptional Factors as Molecular Targets for Drug Discovery and Delivery
10/09/08 Dr. Boisse Cancelled Cancelled
10/16/08 Dr. Gatley Cancelled Cancelled
10/23/08 Dr. Pouyani Cancelled Cancelled
10/30/08 Dr. Campbell Cancelled Cancelled
11/06/08 Dr. Sitkovsky Dr. Sitkovsky
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
The Hypoxia-Adenosinergic Pathway in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences: The Conversation
11/13/08 Dr. Torchilin Cancelled Cancelled
11/20/08 Dr. Gatley Dr. Scott Lukas
McLean Hospital
Alcohol, Kudzu FMRI
12/04/08 Dr. Amiji Manmohan Singh
Head of, Vaccine Delivery & Formulation Research, Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics Cambridge, MA
“Anionic Microparticles for Delivery of Antigens and Immune Potentiators” (Location 320-322 CSC)
12/11/08 Dr. Giese Robert Herrick
Senior Lecturere Department of Environmental Health Harvard School of Public Health
Assessing Exposures in Environmental Studies. Three cases: polycyclic aromatic compounds, PCBs, and antieoplastic agents
12/18/08 Dr. Loring Carlos D. Aizenman
Department of Neuroscience, Brown University
“Regulation of neural excitability by polyamines in the developing Xenopus brain”
01/08/09 Dr. Pouyani Dr. Irene E. Kochevar
Wellman Center for Photomedicine Massachusetts General Hospital
“Light-activated Tissue Repair “
01/15/09 Dr. Ferris Dr. Ferris
Professor, Director Center for Translational Imaging
“Imaging the Neural Circuitry and Neurochemical Control of Aggressive and Sexual Motivation”.
01/22/09 Dr. Gatley Barbara Shukkit-Hale
US Dept of Agriculture
Fruits and Vegetables can Improve Neuronal and Behavioral Function in Old Rats
01/29/09 Dr. Gatley Dr. Philip Liu
MGH/Martinos Center
“Antisense-Drugs and the Brain: Delivery and MR Imaging”
02/05/09 Dr. Ohta Dr. Akio Ohta
Northeastern University
“Improvement of Adoptive Tumor Immunotherapy by the Induction of Adenosine-Resistant Anti-Tumor T cells”.
02/12/09 Dr. Deth Cancelled Cancelled
02/19/09 Dr. Boisse Toby (Torbjorn) Jarbe
Northeastern University Center for Drug Discovery (CDD), Pharm. Sci.
“From Uppsala, Sweden to Northeastern, Boston and how it got that way”
02/26/09 Dr. Loring Vishnu Hosur
Northeastern University
Boston, MA
“Gene Regulation of a4b2 Nicotinic Receptor Expression: Microarray Analysis of Nicotine-Induced Receptor Upregulation and Anti-Inflammatory Effects”
03/03/09 Dr. Makriyannis Patricia H. Reggio, Ph. D.
Marie Foscue Rourk Professor and Head Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry UNC-Greensboro, NC
“Ligand Binding and Activation of the Cannabinoid CB2 Receptor Identified by Microsecond Timescale Molecular Dynamics”
03/12/09 Dr. Sitkovsky Dr. Jiang-Fan Chen
Molecular Neuropharmacology Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine
“Adenosine A2A receptors and Parkinson’s disease: multiple potential benefits and distinct cellular mechanisms”
03/19/09 Dr. Torchilin Paul Fanning, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopedics and Cell Biology University of Massachusetts Medical School University Campus
“Animal Models of Osteoarthritis: Mechanisms and Drug Testing” located in Room 442 CSC
03/26/09 Dr. Campbell Please attend the Research Expo located at the Cabot Gym
04/02/09 Dr. Giese Zhaohui Sunny Zhou, Ph.D.
Faculty Fellow, The Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Northeastern University
“Protein Modifications and Metabolic Profiling”
04/10/09 Dr.Khaw Dr. Robert Thorne
Instructor, Department of Physiology & Neuroscience Co-Organizer, Neuroscience Seminar Series, New York University School of Medicine
“Diffusion of Macromolecules and Nanoparticles in the Living Brain: Insights for Drug Delivery”
04/16/09 Dr. Khaw Dr. Alexey Vertegel
Assistant Professor
Clemson, University Clemson, SC
“Targeted Delivery Using Protein Attachment to Nanoparticles”
04/23/09 Dr. Khaw Cancelled
04/30/09 Dr. Makriyannis Alan S. Kopin, M.D. 
Professor of Medicine Director, Molecular Pharmacology Research Center Molecular Cardiology Research Institute, Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine
“Recombinant Approaches to Activating GPCRs: Relevance to Drug Discovery”
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