2012-2013 Colloquium Series

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
09/06/12 Dr. Loring Takao Hensch, Center for Brain Science, Harvard University

“Shaping Neural Circuits by Early Experience”
09/13/12 Dr. Paronis Girish Chopda, 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA 
“Establishing Diuresis as a Cannabinoid, CB1 Receptor Effect in Mice”
09/20/12 Dr. Amiji Dr. Srinivas Reddy Boreddy, Associate Research Scientist, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Deguelin suppresses pancreatic tumor growth and metastasis by inhibiting epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition in an orthotopic model”
09/27/12 Dr. Torchilin Nirav Patel
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Reversal of the Multidrug Resistance by Drug Combination using Multifunctional Liposomes’”
10/04/12 Dr. Torchilin Robert Riehle
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Combination Anticancer Nanopreparations of Novel Proapoptotic Drugs, TRAIL and siRNA “
10/11/12 Dr. Amiji Nada Kaalany, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Division of Endocrinology, Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
“Differential Tumor Sensitivity to Dietary Restriction in a Mouse Model of Lung Cancer”
10/18/12 Dr. Booth Clinton Canal, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Center for Drug Discovery, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
“Discovery and development of serotonin 2 receptor modulators to treat neuropsychiatric disorders”
10/25/12 Dr. Torchilin Namita Dodwadkar 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Surface Modification of Nano-carriers for Intra-cellular and Sub-cellular Targeting and Delivery”
11/01/12 Dr. Waszczak Carol Paronis, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
“Measuring drug-seeking behavior in animals”
11/08/12 Dr. Torchilin Abe Abouzeid
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Polyethylene Glycol–Phosphatidylethanolamine / Vitamin E-Based Micelles for the Co-Delivery of Paclitaxel and Curcumin to Overcome Multi-Drug Resistance in Cancer”
11/15/12 Dr. Khaw Mikhail Papisov, PhD, Associate Chemist, MGH, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School

“Development of clinically feasible macromolecular drugs”
11/22/12 Thanksgiving No Colloquium 

11/29/12 AAPS Dr. Elizabeth Thomas
Associate Professor, Dept. of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute

“Selective Histone Deacetylase (HDAC) Inhibitors as Therapeutics for Neurodegenerative and Neuropsychiatric Disorders”
12/06/12 Dr. Torchilin Sean Essex, Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Novel Phospholipid-modified Polyethylenimine (PLPEI)-based Nanocarriers for siRNA Delivery”
12/07/12 Dr. Amiji Jing Xu 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
“Multimodal Therapeutic Strategy for Pancreatic Cancer: EGFR-Targeted Gelatin-Based Nanoparticles for Combination Wild-Type p53 Gene and Cytotoxic Drug Delivery”
12/13/12 AAPS Dr. Katherine Tucker
Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology, Dept. of Health Sciences, Director Center for Population Health and Health Disparities
“B vitamins and cognitive function”
12/17/12 AAPS Dr. Tania Konry
Center for Engineering in Medicine, Instructor in Surgery, Harvard, Assistant in Bioengineering, MGH
“Characteristics of Dynamic Cell-Cell Communication and Bioartificial Lymphoid Organs to Study Mechanisms of Immune Regulation”
01/10/13 Dr. Giese Jeffrey Ager
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Brandeis University 
“Protein Modifications: Toxic, Protective, and Therapeutic Targets”
01/17/13 Dr. Gatley Jill Steinbach 
Saltzman Laboratory, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, CT
“Designing siRNA Nanoparticles for Treatment of HSV-2 Infection”
01/24/13 Dr. Kim Dr. Wessling-Resnick
Director of the Division of Biological Sciences and the PhD Program in Biological Sciences in Public Health, Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Harvard School of Public Health
“Chemical Genetics of Iron Transport: The Ferristatin Story”
01/31/13 Dr. Gatley Ho-Lun Wong
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics, Temple University, School of Pharmacy, Philedelphia, PA
“Nanocarriers for siRNA Biotherapeutics to Manage Advanced Cancer”
02/07/13 Dr. Deth Malav TrivediGraduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Opiate and Food-derived opioid peptides mediate redox-based epigenetic changes: Implications in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Autoimmune disorders”
02/14/13 TBA No Colloquium

“TBA”
02/21/13 TBA No Colloquium

“TBA”
02/22/13 Dr. Amiji Heather DesaireProfessor, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Kansas

“Enabling Technology for Pharmaceutical Glycoprotein Analysis: Application to HIV-1 Envelope Proteins”
02/28/13 Dr. Amiji Lipa Shah


“Multifunctional Nanoemulsions for Systemic Delivery of Analgesic Peptides to the CNS”
03/07/13 Spring Break No Colloquium 

03/14/13 Malav Trivedi Feng Zhang
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience, MIT
“Genome Engineering: Technologies and Applications”
03/21/13 Dr. Thakur Professor Gangjee 
Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, Mylan School of Pharmacy
“Discovering New Tricks for Old Dogs: Antifolates as Targeted Chemotherapeutics”
03/28/13 Dr. Waszczak Valerie CullenAssociate Director of Preclinical R&D at NeuroPhage Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

“The effect of NPT002, Bacteriophage M13, on multiple amyloids involved in neurodegeneration”
04/04/13 Dr. Thakur Dr. Roger Papke
Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of Florida

“The molecular pharmacology of Alpha7 nAChR revealed by allosteric modulators”
04/11/13 TBA No Colloquium
“TBA”
04/18/13 Dr. Amiji Azizah Jamal-Allial 
Graduate Student, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

“Serum 25(OH)D Concentrations and Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Longitudinal Analysis from the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study”
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