Pharmacology

Events

September

30

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Role of Rack1 in Regulating Prostate Cancer Progression

Prakash Paudyal , Ph.D.
Postodoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa

Event Announcement


October

02

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

2-322 BSB

Faculty Forum

Brad A. Amendt , Ph.D.
Professor
Anatomy and Cell Biology
The University of Iowa

Hosted by: Curt Sigmund, Ph.D.


October

07

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Faculty Seminar

Regulation of Insulin Sensitivity by FGF21

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

Event Announcement


October

14

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Mutation in the PPARgamma Ligand Binding Domain Impairs PPARgamma-mediated Turnover of the p65 Subunit of NF-kappaB

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


October

16

4:00 pm-5:00 pm

1110  MERF

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

How Do You Feel? Ion Channels Involved in Sensing Mechanical Force

Ardem Patapoutian , Ph.D.
Professor
Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience
The Scripps Research Institute

Hosted by: Pharmacology Graduate Students

Co-sponsored by: The Carver College of Medicine


October

21

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Faculty Seminar

Can Faulty Antennae Increase Adiposity? The Link between Cilia Proteins and Obesity

Kamal Rahmouni , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


October

23

4:00 pm-4:50 pm

1289 CBRB

Co-sponsored Seminar

Phospholipase D Lipid Signaling in Cancer and Metabolism

Michael Frohman , M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Pharmacology
Stony Brook University

Hosted by: Stefan Strack, Ph.D.

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


October

24

11:00 am-12:00 pm

1117 MERF

Dissertation Seminar

The Role of Protein Geranylgeranylation in Prostate Cancer

Jacqueline Reilly , B.S.
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


October

28

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Faculty Seminar

T-tubule Targeted Therapeutic Intervention for Heart Failure Treatment

Long-Sheng Song , M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor
Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
The University of Iowa


October

30

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Naturally Occurring Cullin-3 Mutations Decrease Substrate Ubiquitination and Acts Dominantly by Sequestering Substrate Adaptors for Cullin-3

Stella-Rita Ibeawuchi
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


November

04

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Seminar

How Sensory Neurons Signal Itch

Robert H. LaMotte , Ph.D.
Professor
Anesthesiology and Neurobiology
Yale University School of Medicine

Hosted by: Pharmacology Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Scholars


November

06

12:30 pm-

Auditorium 2 BSB

Postdoctoral Research Scholar Recruitment Seminar

Katelin Ahlers
Graduate Student
Biology
The University of Iowa


November

11

10:30 am-

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

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


November

13

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

2-322 BSB

Faculty Forum

David K. Meyerholz , D.V.M., Ph.D
Associate Professor
Pathology
The University of Iowa

Hosted by: Dawn Quelle, Ph.D.


November

18

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117  MERF

Co-sponsored Seminar

Yibin Kang , Ph.D.
Warner-Lambert Parke-Davis Professor
Molecular Biology
Princeton University

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

Co-sponsored by: Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center


November

25

9:30 am-10:30 am

2117 MERF

Dissertation Seminar

Aaron Mickle , B.S.
Graduate Student in DP Mohapatra's Lab
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


December

02

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Seminar

Michael M. Tamkun , Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Colorado State University

Hosted by: D.P. Mohapatra, Ph.D.


December

04

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Nicole Littlejohn
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


December

09

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Kathleen Markan , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


December

11

12:30 pm-1:20 pm

Aud 2 BSB

Graduate Student Workshop

Raeesa Gupte
Graduate Student
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


December

16

10:30 am-

1117 MERF

Center for Hypertension Research Seminar

Richard Wainford , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pharmacology and Medicine
The University of Iowa

Hosted by: Curt Sigmund, Ph.D.


December

18

12:00 noon-1:00 pm

 EMRB Atrium

Holiday Party

 Pharmacology Holiday Party
Catered by: Swanson Catering
Chef Brad Swanson
North Liberty, IA


January

27

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Seminar

Leonid V.  Zingman , M.D.
Asssociate Professor
Internal Medicine - Cardiovascular Medicine
The University of Iowa


February

03

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Seminar

Mishtu Dey , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry
The University of Iowa


February

10

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Seminar

Gary Pierce , Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Health and Human Physiology
The University of Iowa


February

12

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

2-322 BSB

Faculty Forum

Chris Rogers , Ph.D.
Director
Research and Development
Exemplar Genetics

Hosted by: Dawn Quelle, Ph.D.


February

24

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117  MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Chunyan Hu , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


March

03

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Zhihong Lin , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


March

10

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Seminar

John H. Weiss , M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Anatomy and Neurobiology
University of California, Irvine - School of Medicine

Hosted by: Yuriy Usachev, Ph.D.


March

12

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

2-322 BSB

Faculty Forum

Mark K. Santillan , M.D.
Assistant Professor
Obstetrics and Gynecology
The University of Iowa

Hosted by: Curt Sigmund, Ph.D.


March

24

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

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


April

07

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Biswanath Maity , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


April

09

6:00 pm-8:00 pm

2-322 BSB

Faculty Forum

Fenghaung (Frank) Zhan , M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Internal Medicine
The University of Iowa

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


April

14

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Seminar

Edward (Ted) Mills , Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Pharmacology/Toxicology
The University of Texas at Austin

Hosted by: Matthew Potthoff, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Center for Hypertension Research


April

28

10:30 am-11:30 AM

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Njotu (Larry) Agbor , Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa


May

05

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Co-sponsored Seminar

Henry N. Higgs , Ph.D.
Professor
Biochemistry
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Hosted by: Stefan Strack, Ph.D.

Co-sponsored by: Department of Biochemistry


May

12

10:30 am-11:30 am

1117 MERF

Postdoctoral Workshop

Keisuke Shinohara , M.D., Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Scholar
Pharmacology
The University of Iowa