2009 Research Showcase

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Showcase: May 8, 2009

CURRY STUDENT CENTER – BALLROOM
Free of charge

Key-Note Speaker: Dr. Phillip Sharp, MIT

 

MORNING SESSION
8:00 – 8:30am
(Ballroom)
REGISTRATION – COFFEE AND PASTRIES
8:30 – 8:35am
(Ballroom)
WELCOME
Dean Stephen R. Zoloth,
Bouve College of Health Sciences
8:35 – 8:45am
(Ballroom)
“Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Overview”
Prof. Mansoor Amiji
Professor & Acting Department Chair
8:45 – 9:05am
(Ballroom)
DRUG DISCOVERY RESEARCH
Center for Drug Discovery Overview
“How Do Ligands Interact with Functional Proteins:
Ligand-Assisted Protein Structure”
Prof. Alexandros Makriyannis,
Director
9:05 – 9:20am
(Ballroom)
“Genetic Regulation of Nicotinic Receptor Expression”
Prof. Ralph Loring
9:20 – 9:35am
(Ballroom)
“Genotoxicity in Drug Development: Discovery and Characterization”
Prof. Roger Giese
Environmental Cancer Research Program
9:35 – 9:55am
(Ballroom)
DRUG DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH
N.E. Inflammation & Tissue Protection Institute Overview
“How Real is Anti-Hypoxia/ Adenosinergic Immunotherapy for Cancer Patients?”
Prof. Michail Sitkovsky,
Director
9:55 – 10:10am
(Ballroom)
“How Redox Shapes the Brain”
Prof. Richard Deth
10:10 – 10:20am
(McLeod Suite)
COFFEE BREAK
10:20 – 10:25am
(Ballroom)
“Center for Translational NeuroImaging Overview”
Prof. Craig Ferris,
Director
10:25 – 10:40am
(Ballroom)
“The Role of Pre-Clinical Nuclear Imaging in Drug Development”
Dr. Jack Hoppin
10:40 – 10:55am
(Ballroom)
“Enhanced Targeted Cancer Diagnostic Imaging and Therapy”
Prof. Ban-An Khaw
10:55 – 11:15am
(Ballroom)
DRUG DELIVERY RESEARCH
Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology & Nanomedicine Overview
“New Ideas in Multifunctional Liposomes and Micelles”
Prof. Vladimir Torchilin
Director
11:15 –11:30 am
(Ballroom)
“Intranasal Delivery of GDNF: A Novel Neuroprotective Strategy
for Parkinson’s Disease”
Prof. Barbara Waszczak
11:30 – 11:45am “Advances in Multifunctional Nano-Delivery Systems for Drugs and Genes”
Prof. Mansoor Amiji
11:45am – 12:45pm
(Ballroom)
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
“Small RNAs as Therapeutic Agents and Targets”
Phillip A. Sharp, MIT
Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine
12:45 –1:30 pm
(McLEOD SUITE)
BUFFET LUNCH
AFTERNOON SESSION
1:30 – 2:00pm
(Curry Lounge)
POSTER SESSION PRESENTATIONS
2:00 – 2:30pm
(Ballroom)
INFORMAL Q AND A WITH
Dr. Phillip A. Sharp
2:30– 3:00pm
(Ballroom)
POSTER SESSION AWARDS
Prof. Robert Campbell
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