Department of BioMolecular Sciences

The University of Mississippi

Department of BioMolecular Sciences

Spring 2021 Graduate Student and External Speaker Seminar Series

All graduate seminars and external speakers will be offered via Zoom on Tuesdays at 11am and Thursdays at 11am.  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 Introduction: Syllabus January 26, Tuesday
Shukria Akbar Predatory selection of mucoid, antibiotic resistant Pseudomonas putida phenotype by myxobacterium Cystobacter ferrugineus February 2, Tuesday
Hanan Albataineh Solo acylhomoserine lactone synthase from the myxobacterium Archangium gephyra February 9, Tuesday
No Seminar No Seminar February 16, Tuesday
Alysia Gonzales NMR Structural Biology of Glucan and Galactan February 18, Thursday
Baharul Islam A synthetic method to construct α,α-difluoro-β-amino-ketones February 23,
Tuesday
Hayley Prescott Botanical Aphrodisiacs for Women’s Health February 25, Thursday
Ibrahim Almarabi
ORP
Pre-clinical Study of Medicinal Plants Targeting Prehypertension Stage February 26,
Friday
2:00pm
Alaa Qrareya HIV-1 Tat Accelerates Age-Related Co-Morbidities In Aged Mice That Are Moderated By Aging Endocrine Status March 2,
Tuesday
Selina Cheng Analysis of Cation-Independent Mannose 6-Phosphate Receptor (CI-MPR) Domain 1-5 Conformational Change Through Protein-Protein Interaction by Using Fast Photochemical Oxidation of Protein (FPOP) Coupled with Mass Spectrometry (MS) March 4, Thursday
Amber Kennon Calcified Conditioned Media Elicits Differential Signaling Responses of Primary Aortic Cells March 9,
Tuesday
Md Imdadul Huque Khan Design and Synthesis of Phenoxy-phenyl-naphthoquinone Compounds as Antimalarials and Allopregnanolone Analogues as Protective Agents for HIV-related Neurotoxicity March 11, Thursday
Tomayo Berida Efforts Toward the Development of Narrow Spectrum Antitubercular Agents March 16, Tuesday
Salahuddin Mohammed HIV-1 Tat Protein: Interaction with Opioids and the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) Axis March 18, Thursday
Benjamin Sawyer Design and Synthesis of Carbazole-Based Antimalarial Compounds March 23, Tuesday
Amena Begum Organophotoredox Hydrodefluorination of Trifluoromethylarenes with Translational Applicability to Drug Discovery March 25, Thursday
Mehjabeen Hossain Microdosing: Designed release of 5HT2A agonist to treat depression
March 30, Tuesday
TBD TBD April 1,
Thursday
Michael Neal Friends or foes? Emerging insights from fungal interactions with plants April 6,
Tuesday
11:00-11:30am
Brayden Thomas The Glymphatic System and IGF-1 April 6,
Tuesday
11:30-12:00pm
Dr. Gregg Roman
Professor, Department of BioMolecular Sciences
University of Mississippi
Guest Speaker
Genetic Dissection of Alcohol Tolerance Formation in Drosophila April 8,
Thursday
Cellas Hayes Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 Promotes Neurological and Functional Outcomes in Animal Models of Ischemic Stroke April 13,
Tuesday
11:00-11:30am
Emaya Moss Role of HIV in PTSD: Comorbidities with Drugs of Abuse April 13,
Tuesday
11:30-12:00pm
Alex Vinson NMR strategies to support medicinal chemistry workflows for primary structure determination April 15,
Thursday
11:00-11:30am
Cody Porter TBD April 15,
Thursday
11:30-12:00pm
Hamden Alrefaei Light and organocatalysts in the syntheses of drug-like molecules April 20,
Tuesday
11:00-11:30am
Mario Djugovski Isoxazole ring as a useful scaffold in search of new therapeutic agents April 20,
Tuesday
11:30-12:00pm
Maali Alshammari Progress Toward the Synthesis of Metabolically Stable Difluoromethylated Glucosides April 22,
Thursday