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Seminars

Notice to Guests/Visitors: All UHCOP seminars are being held in the college's new building, Health Building 2, on the UH Campus. All UHCOP floors are keycard-access controlled. Please call the appropriate seminar contact or 713-743-1239 for access to seminar locations. At this time, parking is at attendees' expense in the UH Welcome Center Garage.   

February 2018


Thursday, Feb. 22, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "Metabolic Transformation in Heart Failure Pathology"

Speaker: Ganesh , Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama-Birmingham

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, Feb. 15, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "Gut Microbiome and Diabetes"

Speaker: Sridevi Devaraj, Ph.D., DABCC, FACB, Professor, Department of Pathology & Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, and Associate Director, Texas Children's Microbiome Center

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, Feb. 15, 12 p.m.

Title: "Toxigenic Clostridium difficile: Sources and Reservoirs Around Us"

Speaker: Jahangir Alam, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor, UHCOP 

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061* (Please RSVP at least 48 hours in advance to reserve lunch) 


Thursday, Feb. 8, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "Molecular Determinants of Response and Resistance to HER2-Targeted Therapies in HER2-Positive Breast Cancer"

Speaker: Rachel Schiff, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, Feb. 1, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "The Involvement of Vascular Prostanoids in Neurodegenerations"

Speaker: Qinglan Ling, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


January 2018


Thursday, Jan. 25, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "Airway Mucus: Production, Secretion, Function"

Speaker: Michael Tuvim, Ph.D., Professor of Pulmonary Medicine, The University of Texas-MD Anderson Cancer Center

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, Jan. 23, 10:00 a.m.

Title: "Utilizing Qualitative and Quantitative Data to Understand and Intervene on Youth Drug Abuse – Codeine Promethazine Abuse in the City of Lean"

Speaker: Ronald J. Peters Jr., Author, Crossing Farmers Boulevard: A Journey to Oneness in a Polarizing World, and Retired Associate Professor, UTHealth School of Public Health

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Rhiana Boatwright, 713-743-1730


Thursday, Jan. 18, 4:15 p.m.

Title: "Reprogramming Human Cardiac Progenitor Cells into Pacemaker Cells for Heart Repair"

Speaker: Suchi Raghunathan, Ph.D. Candidate

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Diane Salazar, 713-743-1345


Thursday, Jan. 18, 12 p.m.

Title: "Update from the Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association (HOPA): Supporting Pharmacists to Optimize Cancer Care"

Speaker: Susannah E. Koontz, Pharm.D., BCOP, FHOPA, Principal/Consultant, Koontz Oncology Consulting LLC, and President, Hematology/Oncology Pharmacy Association

Location: Room 3082, Health Building 2, Third Floor

Contact: Rontavia Sanders, 713-743-5061* (Please RSVP at least 48 hours in advance to reserve lunch)