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.


September 9, 202012 pmLucia Peixoto, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
Washington State University
Spokane, Washington
"Sleepless in the Spectrum"Zoom
October 14, 202012 pmAimin Liu, Ph.D.
Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry
Lutcher Brown Distinguished Chair in Biochemistry
The University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"Mechanistic Enzymology of the Tryptophan-Kynurenine Pathway"Zoom
October 21, 202012 pmBarry R. O’Keefe, Ph.D.
Director, Molecular Targets Program
Center for Cancer Research
Chief, Natural Products Branch, Developmental
Therapeutics Program
Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
National Cancer Institute
Frederick, Maryland
"The NCI Program for Natural Products Discovery: A Resource for Novel Bioactive Natural Products Against All Disease States"Zoom
November 4, 202012 pmStan B. Floresco, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia
"Prefrontal ventral striatal circuits underlying different aspects of aversively-motivated behavior"Zoom
November 11, 202012 pmIshmail Abdus-Saboor, Ph.D.
Department of Biology
School of Arts and Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
"Neural circuit mechanisms and technology for pain and social touch"Zoom
December 2, 202012 pmDoug E. Frantz, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry
University of Texas San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas
"From Cancer to COVID to Catalysis: The Broad Spectrum of Organic Chemistry in Drug Discovery"Zoom