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University of Colorado Denver


Pharmaceutical Sciences

Graduate Program Seminar Series

All seminars will be held in the Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building, Seminar Room V20-1000, from 11 a.m. to noon.

​​​Date Presenter​​ ​Lecture
​November 3, 2016 Agata Exner, Ph.D.​
Departments of Radiology and Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve
Westlake, OH
Nanobubble Ultrasound Contrast Agents for Cancer Detection and Targeted Drug​ Delivery​
​November 17, 2016 Lauren Aleksunes, PharmD, Ph.D.​
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Program Director, Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Membrane Transporter Function and Regulation During Neurodegeneration and Neuroinflammation​
​December 1, 2016

Special Time:
2-3 p.m.
Catherine Lozupone, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine
Department of Medicine
University of Colorado
Denver, CO​​
​December 8, 2016​ ​Ashok Deniz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Integrative Structural and Computational Biology
The Scrip​​ps Research Institute
La Jolla, CA
​Biophysics of Protein Disorder, Single-Molecules to Droplets
​January 12, 2017 Nicole Steinmetz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve
Westlake, OH​​

From Black-Eyed Peas to Nanomedicine​
​January 26, 2017 ​Debbie Crans, Ph.D.
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
​February 9, 2017 TBA​ TBD​
​February 23, 2017 Amber Beitelshees, PharmD, MPH
​Assistant Professor
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition
School of Medicine
University of Maryland
Baltimore, MD
​March 2, 2017 Dennis Discher, Ph.D.
Robert D. Bent Professor
Biophysical Engineering
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA​
​March 30, 2017 Larry Gold, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Boulder
Founder and Chairman of the Board of SomaLogic

​April 13, 2017 Ronald Tjalkens, Ph.D.
Toxicology Head
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO​
​April 27, 2017 Jack Uetrecht, MD, Ph.D.
Pharmacology & Medicine
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada​

Predicting the Unpredictable: Idiosyncratic Drug Reactions​
​May 11, 2017 Adam Zlotnick, Ph.D.
Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biology Department
Assembly Biosciences, Chief Scientific Advisor & Chair,
HBV &​ Virology Science Advisory Board
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN