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Seminar Schedule



Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Virginia Commonwealth University

Spring 2017 Seminar Program/Lyons Bldg, Room 442*

Fridays 3:15 - 4:30 pm

(Coffee & Snacks @ 2:30 pm in Break Room of Suite 212, Biotech Park I)

                                                

                                                                                                                                                                           

 Document

 Feb 10th  "Safety is Everyone's Responsibility" Jonathan W. Siok (Lieutenant, VCU Health Director of Safety and Security, Police Department, Virginia Commonwealth University)
 Feb 17th

 "NMDA Receptor Antagonism: Friend on Foe?" Katherine Nicholson (Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University)

 Feb 24th  "HIV and the Blood Brain Barrier" MaryPeace McRae (Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science, School of Pharmacy, Virginia Commonwealth University)
 Mar 3rd  "Designing Glycosaminoglycan Sequences to Target Specific Biological Molecules" Nehru V. Sankaranarayanan (Research Associate, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University)
 Mar 10th  Spring Break
 Mar 17th "Native Nanodis: A Revolutionary Detergent-free System for Functional Study and High-resolution Structure Determination of Membrane Proteins" Weihua Qiu (Research Associate, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University)
                                             
Mar 24th  "Sphingosine-1-Phosphate and Sickle Cell Disease" Mostafa H. Ahmed (Research Associate, Department of Medicinal Chemisty, Virginia Commonwealth University)
 Mar 31st  "Near-infrared Fluorescent Multivalent Molecular Probes for Biological Imaging" Bradley Smith (Emil T. Hofman Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Director Notre Dame Integrated Imaging Facility) J. Doyle Smith/Larry Winter Seminar Series (Joint MedChem & Chemistry)
 Apr 7th  "RyR: from Atomic Structure to Quaternary Organization" Montserrat Samso (Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University)
 Apr 14th  "Chemical Probes for Protein N-terminal Methyltransferases" Brianna Mackie (Graduate Student presenting her Research Seminar)
 Apr 21st  "Study of Molecular Interactions of Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) and GAG Mimetics, with Their Protein Targets" Daniel Afosah (Graduate Student presenting his Research Seminar)
 Apr 28th  
"A Roadmap for Development of Novel Antipsychotic Agents Based on a Risperidone Scaffold" Urjita Shah (Graduate Student presenting her Research Seminar)
 May 5th  "Design, Syntheses and Biological Characterization of Selective mu Opioid Receptor Antagonists" Samuel Obeng (Graduate Student presenting his Research Seminar)
   
   
   

 *Please look for an updated circular for location information.