2013-2014 Colloquium Series

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Colloquium


Seminars are held at noon in 378 The Fenway Unless Noted

All are welcome to attend

Coffee, Tea & Cookies will be served

Date Inviting Faculty Speaker Title
09/05/13 Dr. Amiji Grad Student Town Hall Meeting
09/12/13 Dr. Booth Dr. Richard Glennon
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
“Synthetic Cathinones: New (?) Drugs of Abuse”
09/19/13 Dr. Amiji Thomas Webster, PhD
Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Transitioning from Nano to Picotechnology: Making Advances in Medicine”
09/26/13 Cancelled Cancelled
10/03/13 Dr. Amiji Jason Gaglia, PhD
Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School, Assistant Investigator, Joslin Diabetes Center, Boston, MA
“Imaging in Diabetes”
10/10/13 Dr. Amiji Konstantin Khrapko, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
“Somatic Mitochondrial DNA Mutations in Aging and Disease”
10/17/13 Cancelled
10/24/13 Cancelled
10/31/13 Dr. Booth Greg Miller, PhD, Harvard Medical School “Trace Amine Associated Receptor 1 in the Monoamine System and its Role in Modulating the Effects of Drugs of Abuse “
11/07/13 Dr. Torchilin Madhura Deshpande, PhD Candidate, Northeastern Unviersity Palmitoyl ascorbate-modified liposomes for the treatment of renal cell carcinoma”
11/14/13 Ed Luther, Lab Supervisor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University “Evolution of Automated Cell Biology and Histology Instrumentation:  An insider’s view with emphasis on applications relevant to Pharmaceutical Sciences”
11/21/13 Dr. Loring Heather Brenhouse, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Northeastern University Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory treatment can prevent delayed behavioral and neural effects of early life stress: Growing evidence for a role of inflammation in mental illness
11/28/13 Thanksgiving No Colloquium
12/05/13 Dr. Amiji Michael Goldberg, PhD
Assistant Professor,
Harvard Medical School
“Development and Delivery of Cancer-specific RNAi Therapeutics”
12/12/13 AAPS Shrirang Karve, PhD, Senior Technology Development Engineer, Shire Pharmaceuticals “Multifunctional Nanoparticles for Drug Delivery”
01/09/14 Dr. Tania Konry Hicham Fenniri, PhD
Professor, Chemical Engineering,
Northeastern University
“Supramolecular Engineering of Nanoscale Materials in Nanomedicine”
01/16/14 Dr. Amiji Myriam Aouadi, PhD, Assistant Professor, Program in Molecular Medicine, UMass Medical School Macrophage-specific  gene silencing to decrease inflammation in vivo
01/23/14 Cancelled
01/30/14 Dr. Loring Anthone Dunah, PhD, Principal Scientist, Biogen Idec, Inc. “Development of Novel PDZ-domain Specific PICK1 Inhibitors for Alzheimer’s Disease Treatment”
02/06/14 Dr. Loring Barak Caine, PhD
Associate Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
“Nicotine-Like Behavioral Effects of Minor Tobacco Alkaloids in Rodents”
02/13/14 Cancelled
02/20/14 Dr. Konry Daniel Irimia, PhD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School “Measuring Cell Migration in Microfluidic Assays for Precision Medicine”
02/27/14 Dr. Konry Ilia Fishbein, MD, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics “Endovascular Gene Delivery from a Stent Platform: Gene-Eluting Stents”
03/6/14 Spring Break No Colloquium “TBA”
03/13/14 Dr. Amiji Sunita Yadav, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University “Intranasal Delivery for Peptides and siRNA to the Brain using Lipid-Based Nanocarriers for the Treatment of Neuro-Inflammation”
03/20/14 Dr. Booth Jim Aggen, PhD
Associate Professor
College of Science
Northeastern University
“Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative Pathogens; Drug Discovery Efforts to Counter This Imminent Threat”
03/27/14 Dr. Konry Marianna Bei, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Surgery, Harvard Medical School and MGH, Boston, MA
“Molecular mechanisms controling epithelial appendage formation and homeostasis”
04/03/14 Dr. Ferris Thomas Barchet, PhD Candidate, Northeastern University “Novel MRI Approaches to the Detection and Evaluation of Neurodegenerative Disease”
04/10/14 RISE
04/17/14 Dr. Konry Natalia Penner, PhD
Principal Scientist, Biogen Idec
Absorption, distribution, metabolism, and excretion (ADME) studies in drug discovery and drug development”
04/24/14 Dr. Amiji  Ke Zhang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Chemistry and Chemical Biology,
College of Science, Northeastern University
“Nucleic Acids Meet Nanotechnology – A Tale of Two Approaches”
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