Department of BioMolecular Sciences

The University of Mississippi

 

Department of BioMolecular Sciences

Fall 2019 Graduate Student and External Speaker Seminar Series

All Seminars located in TCRC 2066

 Tuesdays at 11 am

(Titles will be posted as they become available. Changes are noted in red.)

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker Title Date
Dr. Paul Boudreau
University of Mississippi
Assistant Professor of Pharmacognosy
Guest Speaker
Mass Spectrometry Based Approaches in Pharmacognosy August 27, Tuesday
Claire Tran Exploring Anticancer Potential of Plant Extracts Belonging to Annonaceae Family September 3,
Tuesday
Dr. Zia Shariat-Madar Course Introduction and Policies September 10,
Tuesday
Hanan Albataineh
ORP
Boosting Secondary Metabolite Production from Burkholderia Species Through the Manipulation of Phosphopantetheinyl Transferase Levels September 13, Friday
2:00 pm
TCRC 1044
Dr. Courtney Roper
University of Mississippi
Assistant Professor of Environmental Toxicology
Guest Speaker
Characterizing Air Pollution Using Interdisciplinary Methods September 17, Tuesday
Stephanie Burr
ORP
Examining the Role of Inflammation via RAGE Signaling as an Underlying Mechanism Linking Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, the Metabolic Syndrome, and Cardiovascular Disease September 20, Friday
2:00 pm
TCRC 1044
Joseph Sam Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Maria Alvim Gaston
Principal Research Scientist
 Eli Lilly & Company
A Scientist Journey – Moments of Truth September 23, Monday
11:00 am
AyoOluwa Aderbigbe Computational search for antagonists of the cannabinoid CB1 receptor September 24, Tuesday
Amelia Clayshulte
ORP
Ecological and molecular strategies of adaptation to long-term heavy metal exposure in Caribbean sponges September 27, Friday
2:00 pm
TCRC 1044
Barbara Adaikpoh Archangium sp. Cb G35 perceives and responds to environmental chemical signals October 1, Tuesday
Nick Akins
ORP
Discovery of first in class PPARγ/GPER dual agonists as potential antidiabetic and anti-atherosclerotic agents October 4, Friday
2:00 pm
TCRC 1044
Niloofar Abolhasani Khaje Towards a New Method of Determining Protein Structure October 8, Tuesday
Coy Waller Lecture
Dr. Laura M. Bohn
Scripps Research Institute
 Professor
Department of Molecular Medicine
Refining Opioid Receptor Signaling to Improve Therapeutic Potential October 11, Friday
11:00 am
The Ford Center
Jawaher Alkhamisy Role of Cardiolipin Remodeling in the Malignant Progression of Breast Cancer October 15, Tuesday
Environmental Toxicology Research Program Distinguished Lecture
Dr. Daniel Schlenk
Professor, Aquatic Ecotoxicology
 University of California, Riverside
Use of RNA Sequencing to Identify Novel Mechanisms of Oil Toxicity in Larval Fish October 18, Friday
11:00 am
Hao Liu Chemical derivatization coupled with the multi-dimensional fractionation method for functional heparin/heparan sulfate oligosaccharide characterization
October 22, Tuesday
Stephanie Burr The impact of diabetic conditions and AGE/RAGE signaling on cardiac fibroblast migration October 29, Tuesday
Amelia Clayshulte Diversity in Sponge Chemical Defenses Across the Caribbean November 5, Tuesday
Dr. Eugene Douglass
Postdoctoral Scientist in Computational Biology
Department of Systems of Biology
Columbia University
Guest Speaker
Combining Theory, Experiment and Big-Data to Fight Cancer November 12, Tuesday
James Gledhill
Thesis Defense
The Effects of Hypoxia and Freshwater Intrusion on the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica) November 18, Monday
9:00am
Dr. Jing Li
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Biochemistry
University of Chicago
Guest Speaker
Visualizing Functional Motions of Membrane Transporters and Ion Channels Through the Computational Microscope November 19, Tuesday
Ann Fairly Barnett
Thesis Defense
The Independent and Combined Effects of Hypoxia and Tributyltin on the Eastern Oyster, Crassostrea virginica November 20, Wednesday
9:00am
Dr. Baofu Qiao
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Materials Science & Engineering
Northwestern University
Guest Speaker
Protein Functions Driven by the Small Surface Domains November 21, Thursday
10:30am
Amber Kennon Role of RAGE Signaling in Diabetes-mediated Vascular Calcification November 22, Friday
2:00pm
TCRC 1044
Sweta Adhikari
Thesis Defense
A Study to Regioselectively Access Fluorinated Triazoles and Isoxazoles November 25, Monday
2:00pm
No Seminar No Seminar November 26, Tuesday
Disha Prabu
Dissertation Defense
Effect of Astrocytic Insulin Like Growth Factor Receptor Deficiency on Rodent Behavior December 3, Tuesday
Jawaher Alkhamisy
Thesis Defense
Role of Cardiolipin Remodeling in the Malignant Progression of Breast Cancer December 3, Tuesday
3:00 pm
TCRC 2066

Amna Adam

 

Application of Fluorinated Reagents in Synthesis and Drug Discovery December 10, Tuesday
2:30pm
TCRC 1044

Claire Tran

Biological Evaluation of Maasia glauca (Hassk.) Mols, Kessler & Rogstad December 11, Wednesday
1:30pm
TCRC W 105C
Dr. Barbara L. F. Kaplan
Associate Professor

Center for Environmental Health Sciences
Department of Basic Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Mississippi State University
Guest Speaker
Mechanisms and Critical Targets of Immune Modulation by CBD December 16, Monday
11:00 am
TCRC 2066