2010-2011 Colloquium Series

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Colloquium

(2010-2011)

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
9/09/10 Dr. Khaw Vishwesh Patil,
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
Northeastern University,
Boston, MA
“Targeted In Vitro & In Vitro Delivery of Diagnostic & Chemotherapeutic Agents to Prostate Cander Cells Pretargeted with Bispecific Antibody-Ligand Complexes”
09/16/10 Dr. Makriyannis Rishi Sharma,
Graduate Student, Center for Drug Discovery,
Northeastern University,
Boston, MA
“Design, Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Novel Cannabinergic Analogs with Controlled Detoxification”
09/23/10 Dr. Ferris Dr. Eric Moulton, Ph.D., Instructor,
P.A.I.N. Group, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School,
Belmont, MA
“Neuroimaging in the human trigeminal system: experimental pain, migraine, and the cerebellum”
09/30/10 Dr.Waszczak Dr. Martin Duennwald, Ph.D., Scientist,
Boston Biomedical Research Institute,
Watertown, MA
“Protein Misfolding and Toxicity: New Insights from Yeast”
10/07/10 Dr. Loring (450 Dodge) Dr. Paul D. Gardner, Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Director, Brudnick Neuropsychiatric Research Institute, UMMS Center of Excellence in Addiction, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
“Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Expression and Function in Brain and Lung”
10/14/10 Dr. Amiji Dr. Mansoor Amiji, Chair, Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Graduate Student Open House”
10/21/10 Dr. Deth Dr. Gunther Zupanc, Chair, Department of Biology 
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“New Cells for Old Brains: Adult Neurogenesis and Neuronal Regeneration in Teleost Fish”
10/28/10 Dr. Clark Kevin Cash, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Electrochemical Detection of Proteins in Complex Samples with The E-DNA Platform”
11/04/10 Dr. Carlo Giuseppe Intini, DDS, Ph.D., Instructor,
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Department of Developmental Biology, Boston, MA
“Activation of Skeletal Progenitor Stem Cells During Bone Fracture Repair”
11/11/10 TBA Veteran’s Day, No Classes

NO PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES COLLOQUIUM
11/18/10 Dr. Sitkovsky Darrell J. Irvine, Ph.D., Associate Professor
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
“Therapeutic Cell Engineering Using Synthetic Nanomaterials”
12/02/10 Dr. Torchilin Kate Torchilin, Ph.D., MD, CEO
Biocell Center Corporation, Medford, MA
“Amniotic Fluid Stem Cells: Promises and Premises”
12/09/10 Dr. Clark Dr. Jeffrey T. Borenstein, Technical Director for Tissue Engineering and Drug Delivery 
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
“Microfluidic Systems for Implantable Drug Delivery Applications”
12/16/10 Dr. Amiji Shashi Murthy, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering
Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Microfluidic Capture of Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Clinical & Basic Science Applications”
01/13/11 Dr. John Devlin PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES COLLOQUIUM IS CANCELLED

01/20/11 Dr. Khaw Keyur Gada, Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Targeted Delivery of Radiolabeled Polymers or Polymer-Pro-Drug-Conjugates after Pre-Targeting Tumors with Bispecific Antibody Complexes for Diagnosis and Therapy”
01/27/11 Dr. Paronis Gary B. Kaplan, M.D., Director, Mental Health Service, Chief of Psychiatry
VA Boston Healthcare System, Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
“New Pharmacotherapy Approaches for The Extinction of Drug Craving”
02/03/11 Dr. John Devlin PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES COLLOQUIUM IS CANCELLED

02/10/11 Dr. Torchilin Dr. Robert Kozma, Dunavant University Professor of Mathematics Director, Center for Large-Scale Integrated Optimization & Networks
The University of Memphis, TN and Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate, Hanscom AFB, MA
“Large-Scale Random Networks: Mathematical Advances and Applications in Brain Sciences and Decision Support”
02/17/11 Qionglin Zhou Dr. Zenfeng Duan, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Director, Sarcoma Molecular Biology Laboratory, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 

“Multidrug Resistance in Human Cancer – Current Challenges and Future Directions”
02/24/11 Dr. Amiji Lee Makowski, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, College of Engineering,Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Modulating The Protein Ensemble: A Strategy for Drug Design?”
03/10/11 Dr. Torchilin Tao Wang, Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Landscape Phage Fusion Protein Self-Assembled with Pharmaceutical Nanocarriers for Targeted and Cytoplasmic Delivery of Chemotherapeutics to Breast Cancer Cells”
03/17/11 Dr. Clark (333 Curry Student Center) Sherrica Tai, Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Behavioral Pharmacology of Cannabinoids: Towards an Animal Model for Studying Cannabinoid Dependence/Withdrawal”
03/24/11 Dr. Torchilin Claudio Falcao, Graduate Student,Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Multifunctional Liposomes for Enhanced Anti-Cancer Therapy”
03/31/11 Dr. Torchilin Jaydev Upponi, Graduate Student,Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Nanomaterials for Cancer Imaging and Theranostics”
04/07/11 Dean Reynolds Peter M. Gannett, Ph.D., Department Chair
School of Pharmacy, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
“Effects of Heteroactivators and P450 Protein-Protein Interactions on CYP2C9 Mediated Metabolism”
04/14/11 Dr. Torchilin Ritesh V. Thekkedath, Graduate Student,Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Lipid-Based Nano-Sized Pharmaceutical Carriers For Cell-Specific and Intracellular Delivery”
04/21/11 Dr. Torchilin Onkar Vaze, Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Lipid Based Systems For Delivery of Drugs and siRNA”
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