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Dissertation Defense
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Monday, February 26th at 12:00 PM in 208 LH
Megan Shuey Graduate Student, Nancy Brown's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Association of CYP4A11 Genetic Variants and Resistant Hypertension”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, November 15th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
H. Eric Xu Ph.D. Professor, Center of Cell Biology, Van Andel Research Institute, Grand Rapids, MI, Founding Director, Key Laboratory of Receptor Research; Distinguished Director, VARI/SIMM Research Center; Director and Professor, Center for Structure and Function of Drug Targets; Shanghai Institute of Materia Medica, Chinese Academy of Sciences Shanghai, China
“Molecular assembly of rhodopsin with arrestin and GPCR kinases”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, November 13th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Corey Seacrist Graduate Student, Ray Blind's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
Mipomersen, an Antisense Oligonucleotide to Apolipoprotein B-100, Reduces Lipoprotein(a) in Various Populations With Hypercholesterolemia - Results of 4 Phase III Trials
Dissertation Defense
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Wednesday, November 8th at 3:00 PM in 206 PRB
YunYoung Yim Graduate Student, Heidi Hamm's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Modulation of Synaptic transmission: Quantitative Analysis of Gbetagamma specificity to adrenergic alpha2a receptor and SNARE”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, November 8th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Vsevolod Gurevich, Ph.D., Professor of Pharmacology, Tina Iverson, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, AND Nicole Perry, Graduate Student Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Strength in Signaling: Amplifying JNK3 Activation with Arrestin-3”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, November 6th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Mabel Seto Graduate Student, Craig Lindsley's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
Clinical and Preclinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Mipomersen (Kynamro): A Second-Generation Antisense Oligonucleotide Inhibitor of Apolipoprotein B
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, November 1st at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Garrett A. Kaas Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Tet1 is expressed as two distinct isoforms with differing roles in the mammalian nervous system”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 30th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Mark Crowder Graduate Student, Ray Blind's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
An apolipoprotein B antisense oligonucleotide lowers LDL cholesterol in hyperlipidemic mice without causing hepatic steatosis
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 23rd at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Eric Figueroa Graduate Student, Jerod Denton's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“pH-sensitive peptide hydrogel for glucose-responsive insulin delivery”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, October 18th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Celeste Greer Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, David Sweatt's Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
"Specific reprogramming of the memory-formation blocking gene Hdac2 with an antisense-oligonucleotide"
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 16th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Breanne Gibson Graduate Student, Jon Schoenecker's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Micromotor-enabled active drug delivery for in vivo treatment of stomach infection”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, October 11th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Jonathan Schoenecker M.D., Ph.D. Jeffrey Mast Chair, Orthopaedics Trauma and Hip Surgery and Associate Professor, Orthopaedics, Pharmacology, Pathology, and Pediatrics, VUMC
“The Acute Phase Response: The Double Edged Sword”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 9th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Chris Hofmann Graduate Student, Ron Emeson's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Cytosolic antibody delivery by lipid-sensitive endosomolytic peptide”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, October 4th at 9:00 AM in 202 LH
Katherine T. Murray, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, VUMC AND Olivier Boutaud, Ph.D., Research Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Division of Clinical Pharmacology ,
“Dicarbonyls and amyloids: a tale of two diseases”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 2nd at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Brittany Spitznagel Graduate Student, David Weaver's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
Idarucizumab, a specific reversal agent for dabigatran: mode of action, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, and safety and efficacy in phase 1 subjects
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, September 27th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Claus Schneider, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Pharmacology AND Paula Luis, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Schneider Lab Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
Pharmacology of the spice compound curcumin
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, September 25th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Andrew Feigley Graduate Student, Sean Davies' laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
A randomised study in healthy volunteers to investigate the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of idarucizumab, a specific antidote to dabigatran
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, September 20th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Colleem M. Niswender Ph.D. Research Professor of Pharmacology, Director, Molecular Pharmacology, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery; Investigator, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, Vanderbilt University
“Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 7: a New Therapeutic Target for Neurodevelopmental Disorders”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, September 18th at 3:00 PM in 512 LH
Kayla Shumate Graduate Student, Ron Emeson's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
A specific antidote for dabigatran: functional and structural characterization
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, September 13th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
John J. G. Tesmer Ph.D. Cyrus Levinthal Collegiate Professor in the Life Sciences; Professor of Pharmacology & Biological Chemistry, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
“Structure, function, and inhibition Of G protein-coupled receptor kinases”
Special Seminar
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Thursday, July 27th at 4:00 PM in 214 LH
William Porter, III Ph.D. Associate Research Scientist, Research & Development, Dow Pharma and Food Solutions
"Working within regulatory confines: reinventing cellulosic excipients"
Special Seminar
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Thursday, July 20th at 3:00 PM in 214 LH
Rick Silverman Ph.D. Patrick G. Ryan/Aon Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University
"CPP-115: A novel GABA amintransferase inactivator and potential new treatment for epilepsy, addiction, and hepatocellular carcinoma”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, May 17th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Bjorn Knollmann, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, and Shan Parikh, Graduate Student, Knollmann Lab Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Modeling Cardiomyopathy with Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, May 16th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Conor C. Lynch Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Oncologic Sciences College of Medicine, University of South Florida; Associate Member, Tumor Biology Department, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute,
“Bad to the Bone: New Approaches to Tackling Bone Metastatic Cancer”
Dissertation Defense
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Monday, May 15th at 2:00 PM in 512 LH
Isaac Zike Graduate Student, Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele's laboratory at Columbia University, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
"Investigating the Role of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Candidate Gene SLC1A1 in the Basal Ganglia and Repetitive Behavior"
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, May 9th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Nancy J. Brown M.D. Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology; Chair, Department of Medicine; Physician-in-Chief, Vanderbilt Hospital,
“Cardiovascular effects of incretin-based anti-diabetic therapies”
Special Seminar
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Thursday, May 4th at 4:00 PM in 208 LH
Eric R. Kandel M.D. University Professor and Fred Kavli Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Columbia University, Director of the Kavli Institute for Brain Science, Co-Director of the Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, Investigator, HHMI, Member, National Academy of Sciences, , Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2000
Discovery Lecture & Elaine Sanders-Bush Lecture Series – Department of Pharmacology “The Biology of Memory and Age Related Memory Loss"
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, May 3rd at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Jens Meiler, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, and Brian Bender, Graduate Student, Meiler Lab Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“An Overview of Protein Structure Prediction in the Meiler Lab and Improved Structure Prediction of G-protein Coupled Receptors Using Multiple Template Homology Modeling”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, May 2nd at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Véronique Marie Agnès Lefebvre, PhD Full Staff, Departments of Cellular & Molecular, Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation; Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute,
“SOXcessful Skeletogenesis
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, April 26th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Jerod Denton Ph.D. Associate Professor, Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Inward rectifier potassium channels: Emerging drug targets for global health”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, April 24th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Bradley Steiner Graduate Student, Maria Hadjifrangiskou's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Gut Microbiota Regulate Motor Deficits and Neuroinflammation in a Model of Parkinson’s Disease”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, April 19th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Stephanie Moore Graduate Student, Jon Shoenecker's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
"Trauma-induced skeletal muscle calcification and potential therapeutic approaches"
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, April 18th at 8:29 AM in 512 LH
David Pearce M.D. Professor of Medicine and Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, University of California, San Francisco
“SGK1 and ion transport: Physiologic roles and underlying mechanisms”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, April 17th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Mark Crowder Graduate Student, Ray Blind's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“SOX2 promotes lineage plasticity and antiandrogen resistance in TP53- and RB1-deficient prostate cancer”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, April 12th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Nancy J. Brown M.D. Hugh Jackson Morgan Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology, Chair, Department of Medicine, Physician-in-Chief, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Cardiovascular Effects of the Kallikrein-Kinen System”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, April 11th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Daniel S. Perrien Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology, Division of Clinical Pharmacology,
“Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva – Imprisoned by the Innate Immune System”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, April 10th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Mabel Seto Graduate Student, Craig Lindsley's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Inhibition of P2Y6 Signaling in AgRP Neurons Reduces Food Intake and Improves Systemic Insulin Sensitivity in Obesity”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, April 5th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Alyssa Hasty, Ph.D., Professor, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics and Kristin Peterson, Graduate Student, Pharmacology, Hasty Lab , Vanderbilt University
“An overview of Immunometabolism in the Hasty Lab and A novel role for complement factor 5 in metabolic homeostasis”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, April 4th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Elena Galkina Ph.D., FAHA Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology & Molecular Cell Biology, Eastern Virginia Medical School
“T-cell Plasticity in Atherosclerosis”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, April 3rd at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Corey Seacrist Graduate Student, Ray Blind's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Selective in vivo metabolic cell-labeling-mediated cancer targeting”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, March 29th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Lawrence J. Marnett Ph.D. Dean of Basic Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Mary Geddes Stahlman Professor of Cancer Research, Professor of Biochemistry, Chemistry and Pharmacology,
“Molecular Determinants of NSAID Inhibition of COX-2 Define the Path to Targeted Imaging Agents and Anti-Cancer Drugs”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, March 28th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
William B. Campbell Ph.D. Florence J. Williams Endowed Chair in Pharmacology & Toxicology, Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Medical College of Wisconsin
“Macrophage 12/15-Lipoxygenase: Link Between Immunity and Hypertension”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, March 27th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Brittany Spitznagel Graduate Student, Dave Weaver's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Structure-based discovery of opioid analgesics with reduced side effects”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, March 22nd at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Hind Lal presents “Crosstalk of GSK-3β and TGF-β1-SMAD3 pathway to regulate myocardial fibrosis in ischemic heart” AND Yuanjun Guo presents “The role of Homeodomain-interacting protein kinase 2 (HIPK2) in maintaining cardiac homeostasis”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, March 21st at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Jesse W. Williams Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
“Tracking Macrophages in Atherosclerosis; New Insights from Multiphoton and PET Imaging Approaches”
Special Seminar
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Thursday, March 16th at 4:00 PM in 206 PRB
Rene Raphemot Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University, (Vanderbilt Pharmacology Alum)
“A Genomic Screen Reveals New Host Factors Critical to Liver-Stage Malaria”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, March 15th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Marcelo G. Bonini Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago
“Designing Inflammation: Can nuclear transcriptional switches be regulated?”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, March 14th at 8:29 AM in 512 LH
Cheryl L. Laffer M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine, Director, Hypertension Service, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Clinical Pharmacology Morbidity, Mortality and Improvement & AIDET Conference”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, March 13th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Chris Hofmann Graduate Student, Ronald Emeson's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Development of an in-vivo active reversible butyrylcholinesterase inhibitor”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, March 8th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Maria Hadjifrangiskou, Ph.D., and Erin Breland, Graduate Student Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
A general overview of the lab & brief background into the project, followed by “Resistance Rewired: Understanding how interacting signaling networks regulate antibiotic resistance in uropathogenic E. coli ”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, March 6th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Breanne Gibson Graduate Student, Jon Schoenecker's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“A bispecific antibody targeting sclerostin and DKK-1 promotes bone mass accrual and fracture repair”
Dissertation Defense
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Thursday, March 2nd at 2:00 PM in 512 LH
Jeffery Bylund Graduate Student, Antonis Hatzopoulos' laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
"BMP signaling regulation by GREMLIN 2 promotes proliferation and differentiation of human iPS cell-derived cardiac progenitors to cardiomyocytes"
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, March 1st at 12:00 PM in 214 LH
P. Jeffrey Conn Ph.D. Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology, Director, Vanderbilt Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery, Vanderbilt University
“Converging mechanisms of muscarinic and mGlu receptors as novel targets for treatment of schizophrenia”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, February 27th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Eric Figueroa Graduate Student, Jerod Denton's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Structure of a Pancreatic ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channel”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, February 22nd at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Yun Young Yim Graduate Student, Heidi Hamm's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Modulation of synaptic transmission: quantitative analysis of Gβγ specificity to inhibitory adrenergic a2a receptor”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, February 20th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Andrew Feigley Graduate Student, Sean Davies' laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“A purified membrane protein from Akkermansia muciniphila or the pasteurized bacterium improves metabolism in obese and diabetic mice”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, February 15th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Sanford Markowitz M.D., Ph.D. Ingalls Professor of Cancer Genetics, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University
"Genetic Lessons from Colon Cancer"
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, February 14th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Scott A. Guelcher Ph.D. Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Director, Vanderbilt Center for Bone Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“In Situ Bone Tissue Engineering”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, February 13th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Kayla Shumate Graduate Student, Ronald Emeson's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“A novel orvinol analog, BU08028, as a safe opioid analgesic without abuse liability in primates”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, February 8th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Krystian Kozek and Aparna Shekar Graduate Students, Dave Weaver's and Aurelio Galli's laboratories, respectively, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Discovery and Characterization of Modulators of G Protein-gated Inwardly-rectified Potassium (K+) Subunit 2 (GIRK2) Containing Channels” AND “Characterizing an autism-associated dopamine transporter variant – from molecules to behavior”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, February 7th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Cyndya A. Chibao M.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Cardiometabolic Syndrome in African Americans. Neuro-metabolic mechanism”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, February 1st at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Joshua P. Fessel M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Cancer Biology, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
“Small but Mighty: Mitochondrial Function(s) in Complex Cardiovascular Phenotypes"
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, January 31st at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Scott Hubers M.D. Jason D. Morrow Chief Fellow in Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“The Cardiovascular Effects of Dipeptidyl Peptidase IV (DPP4) Inhibition”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, January 24th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Princess U II Imoukhuede Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign
“Predicting VEGFR-mediated cell response via protein-protein interaction kinetics and concentrations”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, January 18th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Eric P Skaar Ph.D. Ernest W. Goodpasture Professor of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vice Chair for Basic Research, Director, Division of Molecular Pathogenesis, Director, Center for Microbial Pathogenesis, Associate Director, Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology,
“Exploiting heme metabolism to develop light-based antimicrobials”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, January 17th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Amadou Gaye Ph.D. Research Fellow, National Institute of Health, National Human Genome Research Institute, Genomics of Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Branch,
“Study of microRNA expression in severe hypertensive African Americans from the MHGRID project”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, January 11th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Bjorn Knollmann, M.D., Ph.D. and Shan Parikh, Graduate Student Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Modeling Cardiomyopathy with Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Cardiomyocytes”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, January 10th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Jennifer L. Goldman, M.D., M.S. Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship and Drug Safety Service, Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases & Clinical Pharmacology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine
“Pediatric adverse drug reactions: New perspectives on old problems”
Dissertation Defense
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Wednesday, December 14th at 2:00 PM in 206 PRB
Andrea N. Belovich Graduate Student, Aurelio Galli's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Reverse transport of the dopamine transporter in neuropsychiatric disease: Mechanisms of regulation and dysfunction”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, December 14th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Benjamin Spiller Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Departments of Pharmacology and Pathology, Microbiology, & Immunology, Vanderbilt University
“Antibody Neutralization of Influenza H5 and variants”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, December 13th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Julie A Sterling Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Center for Bone Biology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Investigating how the physical and cellular bone microenvironment contributes to tumor-induced bone destruction”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, December 12th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Nicole Fisher Graduate Student, Jeff Conn's and Colleen Niswender's laboratories, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Pathological α-synuclein transmission initiated by binding lymphocyte-activation gene 3”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, December 6th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
James F. Martin M.D., Ph.D. Vivian L. Smith Professor of Regenerative Medicine, Director, Cardiomyocyte Renewal Laboratory, Texas Heart Institute, Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine
“Hippo Signaling in Heart Development and Regeneration”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, December 5th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Jenny Aguilar Graduate Student, Aurelio Galli's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Fluorescent false neurotransmitter reveals functionally silent dopamine vesicle clusters in the striatum”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, November 29th at 9:00 AM in 512 LH
Carols Henrique Serezani Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Disease, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Putting out the fire during cytokine storm in sepsis”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, November 14th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Rafael Perez Graduate Student, Danny Winder's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Gi-DREADD Expression in Peripheral Nerves Produces Ligand-Dependent Analgesia, as well as Ligand-Independent Functional Changes in Sensory Neurons”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, November 9th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Emily Warren Graduate Student, Christine Konradi's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Energetic Instability in L-DOPA Induced Dyskinesia: The Relationship Between mtDNA and Creatine Kinase”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, November 8th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Kyungsoo Kim, Ph.D. AND Daniel Blackwell, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow in Bjorn Knollmann's laboratory, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Pannexin1 channels trigger action potentials in cardiomyocytes” AND “Antidepressant drugs citalopram and escitalopram induce arrythmogenic sarcoplasmic reticulum calcium release”, respectively
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, November 7th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Michele Salzman Graduate Student, Matthias Riess' laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Allogeneic transplantation of iPS cell-derived cardiomyocytes regenerates primate hearts”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, November 2nd at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Ana Carneiro Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Dissecting the roles of integrins in the adult nervous system: modulation of the serotonin synapse by coding variation in integrin beta3”
Dissertation Defense
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Tuesday, November 1st at 10:00 AM in 206 PRB
Rachel Crouch Graduate Student, Scott Daniels' laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
"Aldehyde Oxidase Drug Metabolism: Evaluation of Drug Interaction Potential and Allometric Scaling Methods to Predict Human Pharmacokinetics"
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, November 1st at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Fernando Elijovich MD, FAHA Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“TWO POOLS OF EICOSATRIENOIC ACIDS IN HUMANS: ALTERATIONS IN SALT-SENSITIVE NORMOTENSIVE SUBJECTS”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 31st at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
FJ Prael Graduate Student, Dave Weaver's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Photoswitchable diacylglycerols enable optical control of protein kinase C.”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, October 25th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Luis Okamoto MD Research Instructor in Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Autonomic Contribution to Blood Pressure Regulation: Role of the Splanchnic Veins”
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, October 19th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Claire DelBove Graduate Student, Qi Zhang's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Cell surface accumulation of amyloid precursor protein”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, October 18th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Meena S. Madhur M.D., Ph.D., FACC, FAHA Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Hypertension – What’s Your Goal?”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 17th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Rachel Fischer Graduate Student, Rebecca Sappington's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“24(S)-Hydroxylcholesterol protects the ex vivo rat retina from injury by elevated hydrostatic pressure”
Dissertation Defense
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Friday, October 14th at 2:00 PM in 206 PRB
Michael Grannan Graduate Student, Carrie Jones' laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Evaluating Novel Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Potentiators for the Treatment of Cognitive Deficits in Schizophrenia”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, October 12th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Gerry Blobe M.D., Ph.D. Professor, Medicine, Pharmacology, and Cancer Biology, Duke Cancer Institute
“Targeting TGF-β Superfamily Receptors in the Tumor Microenvironment”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, October 11th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Venkataraman Amarnath Ph.D. Research Associate Professor, Department of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“PYRROLE”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 10th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Elizabeth Gibson Graduate Student, Neil Osheroff's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Human commensals producing a novel antibiotic impair pathogen colonization”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, October 5th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
D. Borden Lacy Ph.D. Associate Professor, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, Vanderbilt University
“Structure and Function of the Clostridium difficile Toxins, TcdA and TcdB”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, October 4th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Rafal R. Nazarewicz Ph.D. Research Instructor in Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Mitochondrial metabolism and ROS in the regulation of pro-inflammatory macrophage functions”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, October 3rd at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
James Maksymetz Graduate Student, Jeff Conn's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“The antibody aducanumab reduces Aβ plaques in Alzheimer’s disease”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, September 28th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
J. David Sweatt Ph.D. Professor and Chairman, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Epigenetic Pharmacology of Memory”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
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Tuesday, September 27th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Anna Dikalova Ph.D. Research Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
“Sirtuin 3 Inactivation and SOD2 Hyperacetylation in Vascular Oxidative Stress and Hypertension”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
For Web Page 2
Monday, September 26th at 3:00 PM in 512 LH
Oakleigh Folkes Graduate Student, Sachin Patel's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“A thalamic input to the nucleus accumbens mediates opiate dependence”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
For Web Page 2
Wednesday, September 21st at 9:00 AM in 202 LH
Jens Meiler Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacology, Center for Structural Biology and Institute of Chemical Biology, Vanderbilt University
“Innovative Algorithms in Computational Biology address Pressing Challenges in Biomedical Research”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
For Web Page 2
Tuesday, September 20th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Brandon S. J. Davies Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
“Regulators of LPL: the awkwardly named keepers of the fat gate”
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, September 14th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Alecia Gross Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Vision Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Protein trafficking and retinal disease"
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
For Web Page 2
Monday, September 12th at 4:00 PM in 512 LH
Nicole Perry Graduate Student, Vsevolod Gurevich's and Tina Iverson's laboratories, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Structure of the adenosine A2A receptor bound to an engineered G protein”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
For Web Page 2
Tuesday, August 30th at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Filip Van Petegem Ph.D. Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of British Columbia
“Channelopathies at high resolution: sodium and calcium selective channels in normal and diseased states”
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Friday, August 19th at 1:00 PM in 512 LH
Thuy T. Nguyen Graduate Student, L. Jackson Roberts, II's and Michael Aschner's laboratories, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Oxidative Stress in C. elegans: Discovery of a Mechanistic Role for -Ketoaldehyde Lipid Peroxidation Products in the Free Radical Theory of Aging”
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Tuesday, August 16th at 3:00 PM in 202 LH
Kevin Bersell Graduate Student, Dan Roden's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Functional and Transcriptional Mechanisms of Familial Brugada Syndrome”
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Thursday, July 28th at 2:00 PM in 206 PRB
Kendra H. Oliver Graduate Student, Heidi Hamm's and Ana Carneiro's laboratories, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
"Novel Implications of Lost Serotonin Transporter Function on Platelet Biology"
Special Seminar
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Tuesday, May 24th at 9:00 AM in 436 RRB
Terrence P Kenakin Ph.D. Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Pharmacology in Drug Discovery"
Special Seminar
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Tuesday, May 24th at 1:30 PM in 436 RRB
Terrence P Kenakin Ph.D. Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Drug Development: Pharmacokinetics and Safety Pharmacology”
Special Seminar
For Web Page 2
Tuesday, May 24th at 4:00 PM in 436 RRB
Terrence P Kenakin Ph.D. Professor, Department of Pharmacology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
”Pharmacological Careers in Drug Discovery in Industry and Academia”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
For Web Page 2
Monday, May 23rd at 3:00 PM in 512 LH
Kim Petrie Ph.D. Director of Career Development, BRET Office, Vanderbilt University
Ready, Set, GOAL Series, Part 3: In the third session of the Ready, Set, Goal series, students will set SMART goals for their career development. Students are asked to bring their most recent IDP to this session.
Pharmacology Seminar Series
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Wednesday, May 18th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Thomas L Schwarz Ph.D. Professor, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Children's Hospital, Department of Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School
“Moving and Removing Mitochondria”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, May 16th at 3:00 PM in 512 LH
Kim Petrie Ph.D. Director of Career Development, BRET Office, Vanderbilt University
Ready, SET, Goal Series, Part 2: The second session of the Ready, Set, Goal series will help students set the stage for career success. We will present a framework for career planning, discuss career decision-making, and identify useful resources for career development.
Pharmacology Works In Progress Seminar
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Wednesday, May 11th at 9:00 AM in 214 LH
Kevin Bersell and Megan Shuey Graduate Student, Dan Roden's laboratory and Graduate Student, Nancy Brown's laboratory, respectively, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Genomic editing in iPSCs establishes that a rare TBX5 variant causes Brugada syndrome” and “Leveraging Vanderbilt's BioVU to study drug-resistant hypertension”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
For Web Page 2
Monday, May 9th at 3:00 PM in 512 LH
Jenny Aguilar Graduate Student, Aurelio Galli's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Genetically targeted magnetic control of the nervous system”
Grand Rounds in Clinical Pharmacology
For Web Page 2
Tuesday, May 3rd at 8:30 AM in 512 LH
Juan Antonio Gimenez Bastida Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Schneider Laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Hemiketals from the 5LOX/COX2 cross-over pathway. Biosynthesis, quantification and biological effects"
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
For Web Page 2
Monday, May 2nd at 3:00 PM in 512 LH
Michele Salzman Graduate Student, Matthias Riess' laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“CaMKII is a RIP3 substrate mediating ischemia- and oxidative stress-induced myocardial necroptosis”
Pharmacology Graduate Student Journal Club
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Monday, April 25th at 3:00 PM in 512 LH
Rafael Perez Graduate Student, Danny Winder's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Elucidation of The Behavioral Program and Neuronal Network Encoded by Dorsal Raphe Serotonergic Neurons”
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Tuesday, April 12th at 3:00 PM in 206 PRB
Max Joffe Graduate Student, Brad Grueter's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Nucleus Accumbens N-methyl-D-aspartate Receptor Function and Reward Learning: Implications for Cocaine Use Disorders”
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Monday, March 14th at 1:00 PM in 214 LH
Alexander Nackenoff Graduate Student, Randy Blakely's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Determination of Requisite SERT Antagonism for the Acute and Chronic Behavioral and Biochemical Antidepressant Effects of SSRIs, as Revealed Utilizing the SERT Met172 Mouse Model”
Dissertation Defense
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Friday, February 12th at 10:00 AM in 898J PRB
Elizabeth Ennis Graduate Student, Randy Blakely's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“Identification and Characterization of Novel Inhibitors of the Presynaptic, Hemicholinium-3-Sensitive Choline Transporter”
Dissertation Defense
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Monday, January 11th at 2:00 PM in 206 PRB
Zack Zurawski Graduate Student, Haidi Hamm's laboratory, Department of Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University
“The molecular requirements of the G-SNARE interaction”
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Monday, November 23rd at 1:30 PM in 512 LH
Ryan Ceddia Graduate Student in Richard Breyer's Laboratory, Pharmacology, VUMC
The Role of the Prostaglandin E2 EP3 Receptor in Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Glycemic Control
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Thursday, November 12th at 2:30 PM in 512 LH
Michele LeNoue-Newton Graduate Student in Benjamin Spiller's laboratory, Pharmacology, VUMC
The Role of Alpha4 in regulating the PP2A family of serine/threonine phosphatases: a structural, biochemical, and dell-based approach
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Monday, November 9th at 2:00 PM in 206 PRB
Michael Nedelcovych Graduate Student in Carrie Jones' Laboratory, Pharmacology, VUMC
Selective Antagonism of mGluR5 Alters Sleep-Wake and Quantitative EEG and Ameliorates Behavioral Abnormalities in a Rodent Model of Traumatic Stress
Dissertation Defense
For Web Page 2
Thursday, November 5th at 1:00 PM in 206 PRB
Tromondae K. Feaster Graduate Student in Charles Hong's Laboratory, Pharmacology, VUMC
Implementation of Human-induced Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Cardiomyocyte to Model Excitation-Contraction Coupling in Health and Disease