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Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
and
Department of Cell and Molecular Pharmacology
Seminar Series

Seminars are held Tuesdays at 4:00 PM in QF302A unless noted otherwise*

DATESPEAKERTITLE
January 15, 2008

Toren Finkel, M.D., Ph.D
Cardiology Brnach of the HHLBI

"The Role of Sirtunis in Engery Homeostasis"

February 5, 2008

Prakash Kara, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurosciences, MUSC
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Bioengineering
Clemson University

"Examining the Function of Every Neuron in a Microcircuit of the Living Brain with Two-Photon Calcium Imaging"
February 12, 2008

Paul Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of South Carolina

"Mechanism and Inhibition of Protein Arginine Deiminase 4: A Novel Therapeutic Target for Rheumatold Arthritis"

Thursday
February 14, 2008
12:00 Noon

Douglas Eaton, Ph.D.
Professor and Deputy Chairman of Physiology
Emory University

February 26, 2008

Zheng Dong, Ph.D.
Professor
Director of Graduate Department of
Cellular Biology and Anatomy
Medical College of Georgia and Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center

"Mitochondria in Apoptpsis: Chopped to Death"

March 18, 2008
Tele-Conf
USC Campus 

Karl-Eril Andersson, M.D.
Professor
Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Wake Forest Ubiversity School of Medicine

"Antimuscarinics and Afferent Signaling in the Bladder"
April 1, 2008

Joe Blumer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Cell and Molecular Pharmacology
MUSC

"Activators of G-Protein Signaling: Diversifying G-Protein by Unexpected Mechanisms"

April 3

Hyun-Suk Lim, Ph.D.
Candidate for Assistant Professor

"Isolation of Protein Ligands: Chemical Biology Tools and Therapeutic Candidates"
April 15

Robert A. Cohen, M.D.
Professor and Unit Chief
Vascular Biology
Boston University

"Thiol Oxidation in Signaling and Response to Stress"

April 17
Thursday
3:00
Tele-Conf
USC Campus

Dr. Catherine Denicourt
Faculty Candidate at the USC Campus

"regulation of G1 Cell Cycle Progression, Cell Growth and Metastasis by p27Kip1 and Cyclin Y"
April 22

Edward Leof, Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry/Molecular Biology
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care
Mayo Clinic

"Profibrotic TGFb Signaling: Yeast to the Clinic"

April 24
Thursday
3:00
Tele-Conf from USC Campus

Dr. Gray Pearson
Faculty Candidate at the USC Campus

"Real-Time Imaging Reveals a New Stage of Neoplastic Progression"
April 29

Bruce Molitoris, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director of Nephrology
Director of Indiana Center for Biological Microscopy
Indiana University Purdue
University Indianapolis

"Using 2-Photon Microscopy to Understand Disease Processes and Their Therapy"

May 1
Thursday
3:00
Tele-Conf form the USC Campus

Dr. Zhongsheng You
Faculty Candidate at the USC Campus 

"Sensing, Signaling and Repairing DNA Double-Strand Breaks" 
May 6

David A. Antonetti, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Department of Ophthalmology
Penn State
College of Medicine

"Closing Tight Junctions Opens the Door to New Treatment Options for Diabetic Retinopathy"

May 8
Thursday
3:00
Tele-Conf from the USC Campus

Dr. Xiaomeng Long
Faculty Candidate for the USC Campus

"TOR Complex 1 (TORC1) Regulation by The Small GTPase Rheb"
May 13

Lisa Cunningham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
MUSC

"Aminoglycosides Indicates Toxicity in the Inner Ear"
May 20

Channing Der, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Pharmacology
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill

"Targeting Ras for Cancer Treatment"

  Contact Information
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
280 Calhoun Street
Charleston SC 29425
Sandy Spence 843-792-3117