Department of BioMolecular Sciences

The University of Mississippi

 

Department of BioMolecular Sciences

Spring 2020 Graduate Student and External Speaker Seminar Series

Starting March 19th all graduate seminars will be offered via Zoom.  If you would like an invitation to a talk, please let Dr. Zia Shariat-Madar know at madar@olemiss.edu.

Thanks for your understanding.

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

 

 

Speaker Title Date
Dr. Ziaeddin Shariat-Madar Intro. of New Students, Seminar & Graduate Program January 21, Tuesday
Shukria Akbar Myxobacterial Predatory Interactions with Pseudomonas Prey and its Signaling Molecules January 28, Tuesday
Ibrahim Almarabi Botanical Dietary Supplements (Cyanotis vaga) February 4,
Tuesday
Dr. Lee Bidwell
Associate Professor

University of Mississippi
Medical Center

Guest Speaker
Therapeutic Angiogenesis Using a New Class of Elastin-based Biologics February 11, Tuesday
Maali Alshammari Synthetic Studies on Fluorinated Organic and Inorganic Compounds February 18, Tuesday
Andrew Ahearne Emulating Evolutionary Processes to Morph Aureothin-type Modular Polyketide Synthases and Associated Oxygenases February 20, Thursday
Nick Akins Design and Synthesis of Salvinorin-based Compounds for Opioid Receptors February 25, Tuesday
Md Imdadul H. Khan Design and Synthesis of Phenoxy-phenyl-naphthoquinone as Antimalarial February 27, Thursday
Taghreed Majrashi Chemical and Biological Evaluations of Asimina triloba and Rollinia mucosa March 2,
Monday
1:00 – 2:00pm
Reem Alkhodier Developing Fluorinated Organic Molecules for Medicinal Chemistry March 3,
Tuesday
Ben Sawyer Recent Development in Antimalarial Compounds March 5,
Thursday
No Seminar No Seminar March 10,
Tuesday
Alysia Gonzales NMR-based structural characterization of a glucan isolated from Ganoderma lucidum March 17,
Tuesday
Postponed
Salahuddin Mohammed HIV-1 Tat Dysregulates the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) Stress Axis and Potentiates Oxycodone-mediated Behavior of Proestrous Female Mice partly via Actions at the Glucocorticoid and Corticotrophin Receptor March 19,
Thursday
11:00 am
Alaa Qrareya HIV-1 Tat Promotes Age-Related Cognitive, Anxiety-like, and Antinociceptive Impairments in Mice that are Moderated by Aging Endocrine Status March 24,
Tuesday

11:00 am
Selina Cheng Systematic Evaluation of Amphiphilic Structure Environments on Protein Modification by Fast Photochemical Oxidation of Proteins (FPOP) March 26,
Thursday

11:00 am
Tomayo Berida Efforts Toward the Development of Narrow Spectrum Antitubercular Agents March 31,
Tuesday
11:00 am
Baharul Islam Potential of RORγt Agonists in Cancer Immunotherapy April 2,
Thursday
Alysia Gonzales NMR-based Structural Characterization of a Glucan Isolated from Ganoderma lucidum April 14,
Tuesday
11:00 am
William Vignovich Conformational Assessment of Regular Sulfated Carbohydrates in Solution April 16,
Thursday
11:00 am
Dr. Zach Pandelides
Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Mississippi
Department of BioMolecular Sciences

Guest Speaker
Acute and chronic outcomes of developmental exposure to cannabidiol and Δ⁹-tetrahydrocannabinol in zebrafish April 17,
Friday
11:00 am
Disha Prabhu
Dissertation Defense
Role of Astrocytic IGF-1 signaling in Regulation of Astrocyte Structure, Function and Cognition April 21,
Tuesday
1:00 pm
Mehjabeen Hossain Repurposing antithrombotics to prevent platelet-mediated cancer metastasis April 23,
Thursday

11:00 am
Amna Adam
Dissertation Defense
Application of Fluorinated Reagents in Synthesis and Drug Discovery April 23,
Thursday
1:00 pm
Erik Hodges
Dissertation Defense
Behavioral Chronopharmacology of Cannabinoids in Young and Aged Mice April 24,
Friday
10:00 am
Hayley Prescott Botanical Aphrodisiacs for Women’s Health April 28,
Tuesday
11:00 am
Hanan Albataineh Solo acylhomoserine lactone synthase from predatory myxobacterium
suggests beneficial participation in interspecies cross talk
April 30,
Thursday
11:00 am
Thanh-Thanh (Claire) Tran
Dissertation Defense
Biological Evaluation of Maasia Glauca (Hassk.) Mols, Kessler & Rogstad May 4,
Monday
10:00 am
William Vignovich
Thesis Defense
Conformation and Binding Aspects of Sulfated Carbohydrates by Liquid-state NMR May 4,
Monday
2:00 pm
Stephanie Burr Rap1a Mediates ECM Remodeling by Intersecting AGE/RAGE Signaling in Type II Diabetes Mellitus May 5,
Tuesday
11:00 am