Current Events and Seminars

Welcome to the CDT Seminar Series!

In an effort to socially distance, the Spring 2021 CDT Seminar Series will be held virtually via the following Zoom link:

https://zoom.us/j/8983051090?pwd=ejlyaGx5Vi84VGlTLzFQcEI5c3M3Zz09


Spring 2021, Virtual Seminar Series

Photo Details Speaker Organization Speech Title
Dr. Mukesh Kumar headshot Feb 17
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Mukesh Kumar Georgia State University; Department of Biology Understanding SARS-CoV-2 Pathophysiology: From Mechanisms to Potential Therapeutic Targets
Dr. Claudiu T. Supuran headshot Mar 9
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Claudiu T. Supuran University of Florence (Italy); Chemistry Carbonic Anhydrases – Evergreen Drug Targets
Dr. Ekihiro Seki headshot Mar 30
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Ekihiro Seki Cedars Sinai Medical Center Immune Regulation of Liver Metastasis and Alcoholic Liver Disease
Dr. Jia Sheng headshot Apr 20
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Jia Sheng University of Albany (SUNY); Chemistry Understanding Nature’s Strategies to Diversify RNA Structures and Functions
Dr. Yaoqiu Zhu headshot May 11
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Yaoqiu Zhu University of Texas at El Paso; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Fixing A Problematic Drug, Plavix: Integrative Organic Synthesis and Medicinal Chemistry Studies for Overcoming Its Prominent Clinical Resistance and Elucidating Its Unique Action of Protein Modification and Signaling
Dr. Nicholas J Brown headshot May 18
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Nicholas G. Brown University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; School of Medicine Structural Mechanisms of Cell Cycle Regulation by the Anaphase Promoting Complex/Cyclosome
Dr. Xejun Wang headshot May 25
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Xejun Wang University of South Dakota; Biomedical Sciences TBD
Dr. Jia Sheng headshot Jun 1
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Sruthi Ravindranathan Emory University; Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Receptor Signaling: A Novel Immune Checkpoint Pathway in GI Malignancies, Hiding in Plain Sight
Dr. Hongwei Yao headshot Jun 15
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Hongwei Yao Brown University Molecular Biology Metabolic reprogramming in bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Fall 2020, Virtual Seminar Series

Photo Details Speaker Organization Speech Title
Dr. Dean Sherry headshot Sept 29
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Dean Sherry University of Texas & University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Making Gadolinium-based MRI Agents Great Again! Will biologically responsive agents make it to the clinic?
Dr. Jordan Hamm Nov 17
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Jordan Hamm Georgia State University; Neuroscience Novel inroads to the neuropathology of schizophrenia through optical interrogation of neural circuits
Dr. Dr. Stephen Pandol headshot Dec 1
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Stephen Pandol Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Mechanisms of acute pancreatitis and molecular pathways for treatment