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PHA 6934, Spring 2018 Seminar Series

Seminar Series: Spring 2018

Published: March 22nd, 2018

Take a look at the scheduled seminar speakers and topics for the Spring ’18 semester.    

Rolf Muller, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Rolf Müller, 1/25

Published: January 4th, 2018

Dr. Müller is the Managing Director of the Helmholtz Institute for Pharmaceutical Research Saarland (HIPS) in Germany where he also leads the Department of Microbial Natural Products. His lecture is titled, “Basic microbiology, chemistry and synthetic biotechnology to identify and characterize antibiotics from microbes.”

Anita Mattson, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Anita Mattson, 1/4

Published: January 4th, 2018

Dr. Mattson is the associate department head and graduate program coordinator at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Her lecture is titled, “Complex Bioactive Target Construction with Non-Convalent Catalysis.”

Jeffrey Rudolf, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Jeffrey D. Rudolf, 1/9

Published: January 4th, 2018

Dr. Rudolf is a postdoctoral research associate at The Scripps Research Institute. His lecture is titled, “Biosynthesis of the Antibiotics Platensimycin and Platencin.”

Lina Cui, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Lina Cui, 1/22

Published: January 4th, 2018

Dr. Cui is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the University of New Mexico. Her lecture is titled, “Molecular Imaging with Synthetic Glycans.”

Daniel Whitehead, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Daniel Whitehead, 1/23

Published: January 4th, 2018

Dr. Whitehead is an assistant professor of organic chemistry at Clemson University. His lecture is titled, “Drug Delivery Strategy for Trypanosomiasis.”

Zarko Boskovic, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Zarko Boskovic, 1/26

Published: January 4th, 2018

Dr. Boskovic is a postdoctoral researcher at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. His lecture is titled, “Concurrent Preparation and a Snapshot of Bioactivity of Synthetic Compounds.”

Otto Phanstiel, Ph.D.

Guest Speaker: Dr. Otto Phanstiel, 1/30

Published: January 4th, 2018

Dr. Phanstiel is a professor of medical education at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. His lecture is titled, “Targeting Polyamine Metabolism in Human Cancers.”

David Sherman, guest speaker

College-Wide Seminar, Dr. David Sherman, 11/28

Published: November 16th, 2017

The UF College of Pharmacy Department of Medicinal Chemistry welcomes David Sherman, Ph.D., from the University of Michigan Life Sciences Institute. Dr. Sherman will present “Problems, Progress and Holy Grails in Natural Product Sciences” on Tuesday, November 28th.

Dr. Ley lecture announcement

Guest Speaker: Dr. Thomas Leyh, 11/15

Published: November 15th, 2017

Controlling Human Sulfuryl-Transfer Biology”
Wednesday, November 15th at 3pm
Communicore Building, C1-15