Seminar Speakers 2019

Seminar Speakers 2019 (Seminar Sponsored by SWEHSC)

Date

Speaker

Institution

Topic

12/17/19

Bill Smith, Ph.D.

 

Gilead Sciences

Long Acting Therapeutics: Pharmacologic, Physiochemical, and Nonclinical Pharmacokinetic Characterization of a Novel HIV Capsid Inhibitor

12/10/19

Alexis Rohou, Ph.D.

Genentech

 

12/03/19

Chad Steele, Ph.D.

Louisiana State University

Immunoprotective vs. Immunopathogenic Responses during Fungal-Associated Allergic Airway Inflammation

11/20/19

Frank von Hippel, Ph.D.

Northern Arizona University

Ecotoxicology, Wildlife Conservation, and Implications for the Health of Indigenous Peoples.

11/19/19

Paige Lawrence, Ph.D.

University of Rochester Medical Center

Environmental Influences on Immune System Development and Function

11/12/19

Frank Szoka, Ph.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Nanoparticles as Anticancer Drug Carriers; Are We There Yet?.... No, But We’re Closer!

11/5/19

Ethan Will Taylor, Ph.D.

University of North Carolina

RNA Viruses vs. DNA Synthesis: A New Explanation for Observed Correlations between Viral Pathology and Host Selenium Status

11/01/19

Jani Ingram, MD

Northern Arizona University

Environmental Health Studies in the Navajo Nation

10/29/19

Herman Sintim, D. Phil.

Purdue University

Pan-mutant Kinase Inhibitors as New Generation Cancer Therapeutics

10/24/19

Jill E. Johnston, Ph.D.

University of Southern California

Addressing Environmental Health Crises: Community-driven Research on Environmental Injustices in Urban and Rural Settings

10/22/19

Thomas Begley, Ph.D.

University at Albany, State University of New York

Epitranscriptomic Marks Translationally Regulate Stress Response Programs to Protect Against Environmental Insults

10/15/19

Robert Turesky, Ph.D.

University of Minnesota

Approaches to Biomonitor Dietary Carcinogens: What Works and What Doesn’t

10/01/19

Hirohito Kita, M.D.

Mayo Clinic

Mechanisms of Allergen-Induced Type 2 Immunity

09/24/19

Kyeong-Ok Chang, DVM, Ph.D.

Kansas State University

Proteases as Therapeutic Targets

09/18/19

Michael S. Bloom, Ph.D.

University at Albany, School of Public Health

Racial Disparity in Exposure to Endocrine Disruptors; Impacts on Fetal Development

09/17/19

Peng Ji, Ph.D.

University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Visible Light-mediated Radial Pathway for Synthesis of Biologically Useful Molecules

09/10/19

George Uhl, M.D.

Raymond G. Murphy VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM

Complex Genetics to Small Molecules: PTPRD Phosphatase Inhibitors to Prevent Substance Use Disorders

04/23/19

Marcos Pires, Ph.D.

Lehigh University

Synthetic Immunotherapeutics Against Bacterial Pathogens

04/15/19

Danny Chou, Ph.D.

University of Utah

Synthetic Peptide and Protein Engineering Toward Development of Chemical Probes and Therapeutics

04/02/19

Bernardo Lemos, Ph.D.

Harvard T.H. Chang School of Public Health

Environmental Epigenetics and New Markers of Chemical Exposure and Aging

03/26/19

Gary Miller, Ph.D.

Columbia University

The Exposome: Measuring Complex Exposures on a Global Scale

02/26/19

Jeremy Mills, Ph.D.

ASU Biodesign Institute

Rational Design of Fluorescent Biosensors Using Noncanonical Amino Acids

02/12/19

Roberto Guzman, Ph.D.

University of Arizona

Medical Nanomaterials for Development of Targeted and Controlled Drug Delivery for Cancer Therapeutics: Synthesis, Modeling, and In Vitro and In Vivo Applications

02/05/19

Laura Van Winkle, Ph.D.

University of California, Davis

Ultrafine Particulate Matter (PM) and the Developing Lung

01/29/19

Mirek Styblo, Ph.D.

University of North Carolina, Gillings School of Global Public Health

Translational Studies of Arsenic Associated Diabetes

01/22/19

Danny Chou, Ph.D.

University of Utah

Insulin Engineering for Optimal Diabetes Treatment

01/15/19

Shuibing Chen, Ph.D.

Weil Cornell Medical College

Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-based Disease Modeling and Drug Discovery

01/10/19

Brian Cummings, Ph.D.

University of Georgia

Epigenetics, Nephrotoxicity, Water Pollutants, and Fish: Implications on Risk Assessment and Biomonitoring

01/08/19

Katriana Popichak, Ph.D.

Colorado State University

Glial-neuronal Signaling Mechanisms Underlying the Neuroinflammatory Effects of Manganese