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Seminars

Until Further Notice, all seminars will be held via online, except where noted as CANCELED. Please check individual seminar entries for contact information to request passcode authorization for the session.


September 2020

Date Time Seminar
3
Thursday,
Sept.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Aging Related Alterations in Cerebral Microvascular Bioenergetics"
Speaker: Prasad Katakam, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, Tulane University
Host: Krishna Boini
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
10
Thursday,
Sept.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Study the Epigenetic Role of H2A.Z.1 in Lung Cancer Metastasis"
Speaker: Kwang Bog Cho, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Advisor: Bin Guo
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
17
Thursday,
Sept.
12:00 p.m.
PPTR Seminar
John and Aimee Mohr Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research Seminar Series
Title: "Interventions to enhance medication adherence among patients with chronic illness"
Speaker: Susan Abughosh, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Health Outcomes and Policy, UHCOP
Location: Zoom
Contact: Naomi Bacop, nkbacop@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
17
Thursday,
Sept.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "'Cancer Preventive Agent 3,3'- Diindolylmethane Inhibits MDM2 in Colorectal Cancer"
Speaker: Xiang Gao, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Advisor: Bin Guo
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
24
Thursday,
Sept.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Biopharmaceutical and Pharmacokinetics of a Natural Product - Antitumor B - as a Chemopreventive Agent for Oral Cancer"
Speaker: Dinh Bui, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Advisor: Ming Hu
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode

October 2020

Date Time Seminar
1
Thursday,
Oct.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Imaging in Precision Medicine"
Speaker: Zheng Li, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Center for Bioenergetics, Houston Methodist Research Institute
Host: Xinli Liu
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
8
Thursday,
Oct.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Chemical Probes for Understanding Microorganism Molecular Targets"
Speaker: Seungheon (Kevin) Lee, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Mentor: Jason Eriksen
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
15
Thursday,
Oct.
12:00 p.m.
PPTR Seminar
John and Aimee Mohr Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research Seminar Series
Title: TBA
Speaker: Elsa Gonzalez, PhD, Assistant Professor of Higher Education, Director of Higher Education PhD program, UH College of Education
Location: Zoom
Contact: Naomi Bacop, nkbacop@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
15
Thursday,
Oct.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Neuronal Autophagy in Aging and Neurodegeneration"
Speaker: Andrey S. Tsvetkov, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Neurobiolgy and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Host: Alexander Statsyuk
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
22
Thursday,
Oct.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Cancer-induced Muscle Wasting is Linked to Disrupted Mitochondrial Quality Control and Anabolic Resistance"
Speaker: James A. Carson, Ph.D., Senior Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies, College of Health Professions, and Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Host: Ashok Kumar
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
29
Thursday,
Oct.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "The Role of Nrf2 in Regulation of Kidney Function During Aging"
Speaker: Razia Sultana Mohammad, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Host: Mustafa Lokhandwala
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode

November 2020

Date Time Seminar
5
Thursday,
Nov.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "The Unending Quest for Effective Pancreatic Cancer Treatments: Could the Secret be Found in an Ingredient of a Skin Ointment?"
Speaker: Victor Lincha, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Advisor: Diana S-L. Chow
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
12
Thursday,
Nov.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "A CRISPR-Cas9 Repressor for Epigenetic Silencing of KRAS"
Speaker: Jingwen Liu, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Advisor: Bin Guo
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
19
Thursday,
Nov.
12:00 p.m.
PPTR Seminar - CANCELED
John and Aimee Mohr Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research Seminar Series
Title: Pending
Speaker: Elisabeth Sulaica, PharmD, BCCP, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research, UHCOP
Location: Zoom
Contact: Naomi Bacop, nkbacop@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
19
Thursday,
March
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Reprogramming Cells to Cardiac Purkinje cells for the Treatment of Heart Failure"
Speaker: Nicole Prodan, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Host: Bradley McConnell
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode

December 2020

Date Time Seminar
1
Tuesday,
Dec.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Nano Delivery and Characterization of anti HER-2 (positive) Therapeutics to Target Breast Cancer Brain Metastases"
Speaker: Sujit Biswas, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Advisor: Xinli Liu
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode
3
Thursday,
Dec.
4:00 p.m.
PPS Seminar
Title: "Vitamin D Suppresses Cancer Growth and Invasion by Targeting Long non-coding RNA CCAT2"
Speaker: Liye Wang, Ph.D. Candidate, UHCOP
Advisor: Bin Guo
Location: Zoom; email rxpps@central.uh.edu for link and passcode