Seminars are held remotely on Wednesdays, weekly at 4:00 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Select a semester from the drop-down menu below to browse the schedule.

View a list of all PharmSci seminars

February 3, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/99129880691
Dr. Aaron Anselmo
Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics
Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC - Chapel Hill

Delivery Strategies for Microbe Therapeutics

Faculty Host: Dr. Anna Schwendeman ( annaschw@umed.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
February 17, 2021
4:00 pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/97093683192
Dr. Kathryn Whitehead
Associate Professor Dean’s Early Career Fellow Departments of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Lipid nanoparticles for RNA delivery: SARS-CoV2 vaccines, chemistry, and beyond

Faculty Host: Marisa Aikins and Corrine Din
Speaker Abstract
February 24, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/93862704431
Dr. Nobuhiko Kamada
Associate Professor, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine
The University of Michigan Medical School

The Gut Microbiota in Health and Disease

Faculty Host: Dr. James Moon ( moonjj@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
March 3, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/99990087574
Xiaoqi Sun
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Developing New STING-activating Cancer Immunotherapy

Faculty Host: Dr, James Moon ( moonjj@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
March 10, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/94519163422
Niloufar Salehi
Graduate Student Research Assistant and Graduate Student Instructor
University of Michigan

New Insights into Oral Drug Products Formulation Design: A Physiologically Realistic Mass Transport Analysis

Faculty Host: Dr. Greg Amidon ( geamidon@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
March 17, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/94901493113
Marisa Aikins (30 minutes)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Cancer Stem Cell Antigen Cocktail Nanodiscs Induce Strong Anti-tumor Immunity in a Melanoma Model

Faculty Host: Dr. James Moon ( moonjj@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
March 17, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/94901493113
Mery Vet George (30 minutes)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

L-Carnitine as a biomarker for adverse drug reactions

Faculty Host: Dr. Gus Rosania ( grosania@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
March 24, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/91361053291
Minzhi Yu
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Reverse Engineering and Optimization of In Vitro Release Tests (IVRT) of Liposomal Drug Products

Faculty Host: Dr. Anna Schwendeman ( annaschw@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
March 31, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/97163160044
Jill Coghlan (30 minutes)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Influence of anti-TNFα mAb products’ structure-activity relationships on IBD prescription tendencies and market capture

Faculty Host: Dr. Anna Schwendeman ( annaschw@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
March 31, 2021
4:00pm
Zoom Info TBDhttps://umich.zoom.us/j/97163160044
Kristen Hong (30 minutes)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Optimization of HDL Mimetic Micelle Composition for the Treatment of Atherosclerosis

Faculty Host: Dr. Anna Schwendeman ( annaschw@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
April 7, 2021
4:00pm
https://umich.zoom.us/j/92462742485
Jennifer Diaz-Espinosa
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

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Faculty Host: Dr. Gus Rosania ( grosania@med.umich.edu )