Current Events and Seminars

Welcome to the CDT Seminar Series!

The Fall 2021 CDT Seminar Series will be held in person and/or virtually. In person seminars are at the Parker Petit Science Center, while virtual seminars are available via the following Zoom link:

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


Fall 2021, Hybrid Seminar Series


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Dr. Ming Luo headshot Sept 7
2:30-4:00pm

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Dr. Ming Luo Georgia State University; Department of Chemistry War On The Coronavirus: Target The Spike
Dr. Hongyu Qiu Sep 21
2:30-4:00pm

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Dr. Hongyu Qiu Georgia State University; Center for Molecular and Translational Medicine & Institute for Biomedical Sciences New Mechanism of Aortic Stiffening in Hypertension and Potential Therapeutic Target
Dr. Tian Liu headshot Oct 12
2:30-4:00pm

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Dr. Tian Liu Emory University; Winship cancer Institute How Advances in Imaging Define Precision Radiation Oncology
Dr. Michelle Lewis headshot Oct 19
2:30-4:00pm
PSC 124 and Zoom Seminar
Dr. Michelle Lewis University of Georgia; Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology UGA’s BFF, a Resource for Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing
Dr. Wei Wang headshot Nov 9
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Wei Wang University of Arizona; Cancer Center Exploration of Chemical Tools to Study Chemistry and Biology
Dr. Youssef Zaim Wadghir headshot Nov 30
2:30-4:00pm
PSC 124
Dr. Youssef Zaim Wadghir New York University; School of Medicine TBD

Spring 2021, Virtual Seminar Series


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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 Priming the Proteasome to Protect against Proteotoxic Stress
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
Dr. Khan Hekmatyar headshot Jul 20
2:30-4:00pm
Zoom Seminar
Dr. Khan Hekmatyar Georgia State University, ATIF MRI Facility Practical Applications of Small Animal MRI For Your Research