2011 Research Showcase

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Showcase: May 13, 2011

CURRY STUDENT CENTER – BALLROOM
Free of charge

Key-Note Speaker: Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch, MIT

 

MORNING SESSION
8:00 – 8:30am
(Ballroom)
REGISTRATION AND COFFEE AND PASTRIES
8:30 – 8:35am
(Ballroom)
WELCOME
Dr. Stephen R. Zoloth, Dean,
Bouve College of Health Sciences
8:35 – 8:40am
(Ballroom)
Dr. Mel Bernstein, Vice-Provost for Research
8:40 – 8:45am
(Ballroom)
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Overview
Prof. Mansoor Amiji, Department Chair
8:45 – 9:00am
(Ballroom)
DRUG DISCOVERY
“The Center for Drug Discovery”
Prof. Alexandros Makriyannis,
9:00 – 9:10am
(Ballroom)
“Novel (+)-Cannabidiol Analogs”
Marcia D’Souza (Doctoral Student)
9:10 – 9:20am
(Ballroom)
“The Road to Targeted Theranostics: From Imaging to Therapy in Cancer”
Prof. Ban-An Khaw
9:20 – 9:30 (Ballroom) PHARMACOLOGY/TOXICOLOGY
“Alcohol metabolism and its possible roles in alcohol dependence”
Prof. John Gatley
9:30 – 9:45am
(Ballroom)
“Diuretic Effects and Weightloss Produced by Cannabinoid Agonists”
Prof. Carol Paronis
9:45 – 9:55am
(Ballroom)
“Development and Characterization of an Animal Model of Parkinson’s Disease”
Tom Barchet (Doctoral Student)
9:55 – 10:15am
(McLeod Suite)
COFFEE BREAK
10:15 – 10:25am
(Ballroom)
DISEASE MECHANISM/DIAGNOSIS
“Difficult road(s) from the discovery in mice to clinical trials”
Prof. Michail Sitkovsky,
10:25 – 10:40am
(Ballroom)
“Does the Environment Contribute to Preterm Birth?”
Prof. Roger Giese,
10:40 – 10:45am
(Ballroom)
“Amyloid β oligomers increase oxidative stress and decrease methylation by inhibiting EAAT3-mediated cysteine uptake”
Nate Hodgson (Doctoral Student)
10:45 – 10:55am
(Ballroom)
BIOTECHNOLOGY & NANOMEDICINE
“Center for Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Nanomedicine: From targeting tumors to targeting individual cell organelles”
Dr. Rupa Sawant
10:55 – 11:10am
(Ballroom)
“Engineering the Future: Nanosensors for Physiological Monitoring”
Prof. Heather Clark
11:10 – 11:30am
(Ballroom)
“Tuftsin-Modified Alginate Nanoparticles as a Non-Condensing Macrophage-Targeted DNA Delivery System”
Shardool Jain (Doctoral Student)
11:30am –12:30pm
(Ballroom)
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
“Stem Cells, Reprogramming and Personalized Medicine: Promise, Problems, Reality”
Rudolf Jaenisch, MIT
12:30 –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. JAENISCH
2:30– 3:00pm
(Ballroom)
POSTER SESSION AWARDS
Prof. Heather Clark/Tom Barchet/Shardool Jain
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