Pharmacology Seminar Series

Due to the current COVID-19 situation and safety regulations, all of the summer and fall seminars will be held virtually through Zoom.


January 27, 202112 pmRobert W. Gereau IV, Ph.D.
Department of Anesthesiology
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri

Spokane, Washington
"Optogenetic tools for the study and treatment of pain"Zoom
February 3, 202112 pmStacey J. Sukoff Rizzo, Ph.D.
Department of Medicine – Aging Institute
Director, Preclinical Phenotyping Core
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
"Overcoming the preclinical to clinical translational conundrum to advance treatments for Alzheimer’s disease"Zoom
February 10, 202112 pmMatthew W. Johnson, Ph.D.
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
February 17, 202112 pmGrace (Beth) E. Stutzmann, Ph.D
Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease and Therapeutics
Professor, Discipline of Neuroscience
Rosalind Franklin University / The Chicago Medical School
"Shared neuronal pathophysiology in Alzheimer's disease mouse models and human neurons"Zoom
February 24, 202112 pmBlum Lectureship
Sheena Josselyn, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON Canada
"Neural circuit mechanisms and technology for pain and social touch"Zoom
March 10 202112 pmBBC Conference No Seminar
"No Seminar"Zoom
March 31, 202112 pmJoanna E. Burdette, Ph.D.
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Center for BioMolecular Sciences
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

"Exploring the biological mechanisms of natural compounds for ovarian cancer"Zoom
April 7, 202112 pmNo SeminarZoom
April 14, 202112 pmLeanne Embry, Ph.D.
Department of Pediatrics
Division of Hematology-Oncology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"Neurocognitive Effects of Treatment in Children with Cancer"Zoom
April 21, 202112 pmCarrie R. Ferrario, Ph.D.
Departments of Pharmacology and Psychology
The University of Michigan School of Medicine
Ann Arbor, Michigan
"Alterations in Brain and Behavior Contributing to Obesity"Zoom
April 28, 202112 pmSwati Banerjee, Ph.D.
Department of Cellular and Integrative Physiology
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"Genetic and Molecular Dissection of Synapse Organization and Neurodegeneration: Insights from a Fly Model System"Zoom
May 12, 202112 pmKah-Chung (K.C.) Leong, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Trinity University
San Antonio, Texas
"The neuromodulatory role of oxytocin on reward-seeking behavior in rats"Zoom
May 19, 202112 pmChristopher E. Shannon, Ph.D.
Department of Medicine
Division of Diabetes
UT Health San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"Insulin sensitizers and hepatic mitochondrial remodeling"Zoom