Pharmacology

Events

August

30

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Evolving Mechanisms and Continued Challenges of FGF21 Pharmacology

Saswata Talukdar , Ph.D.
Director of Early Discovery, Cardiometabolic Disease
Group Leader, Diabetes Discovery Unit
Merck Research Laboratories

Event Announcement

Hosted by: Matthew Potthoff, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center


September

01

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Postdoctoral Workshop

Regulation of Endothelial Function by mTORC1 Signaling

John Reho , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement


September

08

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

The Role of Complement in Nociceptive Sensitization

Charles Warwick
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


September

13

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Faculty Seminar

Matthew Potthoff , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


September

15

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Postdoctoral Workshop

Ryan Sheehy , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


September

20

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

2117 MERF

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Scott M. Sternson , Ph.D.
Group Leader
Janelia Research Campus
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Hosted by: Kamal Rahmouni, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center, the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience and in Molecular & Cellular Biology


September

22

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Postdoctoral Workshop

Regulator of G-protein Signaling 6 (RGS6) Protects Against Neurodegeneration and Motor Dysfunction in the Unilateral 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OHDA) Mouse Model of Parkinson’s Disease

Zili Luo , M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


September

27

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Mordecai P. Blaustein , M.D.
Professor
Physiology and Medicine
University of Maryland

Hosted by: John Reho, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Abboud Cardiovascular Research Center


September

29

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Postdoctoral Workshop

Anand Nair , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


September

30

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

283 EMRB

Center for Hypertension Research Seminar

Adverse Neurogenic Actions of Dietary Salt in Cardiovascular Disease

Sean Stocker , Ph.D.
Professor
Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Pennsylvania State University

Hosted by: Curt D. Sigmund, Ph.D.


October

04

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Postdoctoral Workshop

Masashi Mukoda , D.V.M., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


October

05

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

1110 MERF

Distinguished Biomedical Scholar Lecture Series / Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecture

Robert J. Lefkowitz , M.D.
Investigator
Biochemistry, Pharmacology
Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Hosted by: Michael J. Brody Memorial Committee

Co-sponsored by: Department of Pharmacology and the Michael J. Brody Memorial Lecturship


October

06

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Balyssa  Bell
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


October

11

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Faculty Seminar

Dawn Quelle , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


October

13

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Jeremy Sandgren
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


October

13

3:00 pm-3:50 pm

1117 MERF

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Ronald L. Dundore , Ph.D.
Executive Director
Regulatory Affairs
Windtree Therapeutics, Inc.

Hosted by: Curt Sigmund, Ph.D., and Bryan Cox, Ph.D.


October

20

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Satya Tadinada
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


October

21

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

283  EMRB

Center for Hypertension Research Seminar

Diurnal Control of Salt Balance

David Pollock , Ph.D.
NRTC Endowed Professor and Director
Cardio-Renal Physiology and Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Hosted by: Curt D. Sigmund, Ph.D.


October

25

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Alex Toker , Ph.D.
Professor
Pathology and Cancer Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Harvard Medical School

Hosted by: Songhai Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center's Breast Cancer Program


October

27

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Rachel Minerath
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


November

01

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Yuranchao Ye , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


November

03

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Jianing Song
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


November

07

9:00 am-10:00 am

1459 PBDB

Ph.D. Thesis Seminar

Kristin Claflin
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


November

08

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Steven D. Crowley , M.D.
Associate Professor
Medicine
Duke University School of Medicine

Hosted by: Jing Wu, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Center for Hypertension Research


November

10

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Jennie Liu
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


November

10

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

1289 CBRB

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Nissim Hay , Ph.D.
Distinguished UIC Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
University of Illinois at Chicago

Hosted by: Songhai Chen, M.D., Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Molecular & Cellular Biology


November

18

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

283 EMRB

Center for Hypertension Research Seminar

Pregnancy: An Indicator of Risk and Potential Mechanisms for Later Life Cardiovascular Disease

James Roberts , M.D.
Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Epidemiology
Magee-Womens Research Institute, University of Pittsburgh

Hosted by: Curt D. Sigmund, Ph.D.


November

29

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Jongsook Kim Kemper , M.D.
Professor
Molecular and Integrative Physiology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hosted by: Matthew Potthoff, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Fraternal Order of Eagles Diabetes Research Center


December

06

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Visiting Speaker Seminar

Ken Nakamura , M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurology
University of California San Francisco

Hosted by: Stefan Strack, Ph.D.


December

08

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Lucas BonDurant
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


December

13

10:30 am-11:30 am

1459 PBDB

Postdoctoral Workshop

Aswini Gnanasekaran , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


December

16

1:00 pm-2:00 pm

283 EMRB

Center for Hypertension Research Seminar

Hypertension During Pregnancy: Inflammation and Autoantibodies

Birdie (Babbette) LaMarca , Ph.D.
Professor
Vice Chair, Department of Pharmacology
University of Mississippi Medical Center

Hosted by: Curt D. Sigmund, Ph.D.