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

September 9, 2020
4:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/97402044074
Dr. Bryce Chackerian
Professor and Vice-Chair Dept. of Mol. Genetics & Microbiology
University of New Mexico School of Medicine

“Vaccine Design using Virus-like Particle Platform-based Technologies”

Faculty Host: Dr. Wei Cheng ( chengwe@umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
September 15, 2020
1:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/94355699153
Alireza Hassani Najafabadi
PhD Candidate, Dissertation Defense Seminar
University of Michigan

Development and Optimization of Synthetic High-Density Lipoprotein Vaccine Nanodiscs for Immune Modulation

Faculty Host: James Moon ( moonjj@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
September 16, 2020
4:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/5652976039
Alex Benet (full hour)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate University of Michigan
University of Michigan

Forced Degradation in the Development of Biopharmaceutical Products

Faculty Host: Anna Schwendeman ( annaschw@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
September 23, 2020
12:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/5652976039
Dr. Elizabeth M. Topp (25th John G. Wagner Lecturer)
Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy
Purdue University

Phosphate esters of glucagon for hypoglycemia

Faculty Host: Dr. Steve P. Schwendeman ( schwende@umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
October 7, 2020
4:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/95949238058?pwd=TFZsQXpteWZ1Rkp6TlJyZFNEaXV6dz09
Dr. Vladimir Muzykantov
Professor, Department of Pharmacology
University of Pennsylvania

Targeting drugs in the vascular system

Faculty Host: Dr. Peter Tessier ( ptessier@umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
October 14, 2020
12:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/5652976039
Dr. Paul Carter
Genentech Fellow
Antibody Engineering Department at Genentech, Inc

“The Rise of Bispecific Antibodies as Therapeutics”

Faculty Host: Manali Sawant (Pharmsci Grad Student)
Speaker Abstract
November 4, 2020
4:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/94653885917
Justin Hong (half hour)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

Characterize Peptide-Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid) Binding by Nano Isothermal Titration Calorimetry

Faculty Host: Steven P. Schwendeman ( schwende@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
November 11, 2020
4:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/97003058475
Kai Wang (full hour)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

TBD

Faculty Host: Gordon Amidon ( glamidon@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
November 18, 2020
4:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/96037906837
Meu Pornnoppadol (half hour)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

Design of bispecific antibodies for brain delivery and imaging

Faculty Host: Peter Tessier ( ptessier@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
November 18, 2020
4:00pm
https://umich-health.zoom.us/j/96037906837
Emily Makowski (half hour)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

Machine Learning Methods for Antibody Optimization

Faculty Host: Peter Tessier ( ptessier@med.umich.edu )
Speaker Abstract
December 9, 2020
4:00pm
Zoom Info TBD
Hongxiang Hu (half hour)
Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

TBD

Faculty Host: Duxin Sun ( duxins@med.umich.edu )
December 9, 2020
4:00pm
Zoom Info TBD
Lucy Her (half hour)
PharmD/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Michigan

CES1 Pharmacogenetics

Faculty Host: Haojie Zhu ( hjzhu@med.umich.edu )