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2020-2021 LIU Pharmacy Seminar Series **COMING SOON**
Date Time Location Special Guest Institution Topic






2019-2020 LIU Pharmacy Seminar Series
Date Time Location Special Guest Institution Topic
Sep 19  12 PM LLC 124 Omar Tliba, DVM, PhD LIU, College of Veterinary Medicine "Corticosteroid Insensitivity in Asthma: Unique Role of Structural Cells"
Oct 3 11 AM HS 107 Inna Ricardo-Lax, PhD Rockefeller Institute "The Virus That Saved Me"
Oct 17 12 PM H 514 Rakesh Gollen, PhD Synteract, Inc.  "The Increasing Role of Pharmacometrics in Drug Development"
Oct 24 12 PM H 514 Sybille Neuhoff, PhD Centara UK, Inc.  "Quantifying the Right System Correctly to Obtain Intrinsic Drug Data for Scaling from In Vitro to In Vivo within PBPK Modeling"
Nov 12 12 PM LLC 122 Sarika Namjoshi, PhD The University of Queensland "Product Quality Attributes and Performance Assessment as Evaluation Tools in Topical Semisolid Product Bioequivalence"
Dec 5
12 PM LLC 122 Tina Zerilli, PharmD and Brooke Fidler, PharmD LIU Pharmacy "Stimulation to Practice: Assessing the Impact of Standardized Patients on Pharmacy Students’ Ability to Perform a Medical History in Practice”

2019-2020 Conferences
Conference Date Location  Website
5th International Congress of the European Society for Pharmacogenomic and Personalized Therapy
October 16 – 18, 2019 
Seville, Spain
https://www.pgrn.org/other-pgx-meetings
Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
October 19 – 23, 2019
Chicago, IL
https://www.sfn.org/Meetings/Neuroscience-2019
American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)
October 26 – 29, 2019
New York, NY
https://www.accp.com/meetings/am19/
American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)
November 3 – 6, 2019
San Antonio, TX
https://www.aaps.org/pharmsci/future-annual-events
American Pharmacy Association (APhA) 
March 20 – 23, 2020
National Harbor, MD
https://aphameeting.pharmacist.com/
American Chemical Society (ACS)
March 22 - 26, 2020
Philadelphia, PA  https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/national-meeting.html
Experimental Biology (EB)
April 4 – 7, 2020
San Diego, CA
https://experimentalbiology.org/2019/Home.aspx
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
April 24 - 29, 2020
San Diego, CA
https://www.aacr.org/MEETINGS/PAGES/MEETINGDETAIL.ASPX?EVENTITEMID=213&DETAILITEMID=1057
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
July 18 – 22, 2020
Long Beach, CA
https://www.aacp.org/events/annual-meetings
American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP)
July 25 – 30, 2020
San Francisco, CA
http://aspmeetings.pharmacognosy.us/upcoming-asp-meetings/

2019-2020 Dissertation and Thesis Defense
Date Time Location Student Name Title 
Dissertation Defense
Sep 6 11 AM HS 614B Harsh S. Shah PHD Thesis Defense: "Understanding and Classifying the Solid-State Properties of Selected Narrow Therapeutic Index Drug Substances and Modeling the Contribution of Stress Induced Changes on Drug Product Failure Modes" (Advisor: Dr. K. Morris)
Dec 5 1:30 PM HS 614B Vamshi Krishna Jogiraju PHD Thesis Defense: "Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Modeling of Tizanidine" (Advisor: Dr. D. Taft)
 
Thesis Defense
Jun 28 11 AM HS 614B Amruta Samant
MS P/T Thesis Defense: "The Combination Effect of Palbociclib and 5-Fluorouracil in Various Preclinical Models of Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers" (Advisor: Dr. V. Sehdev)
Aug 5 10 AM HS 614B Kajal Nahar 
MS IP Thesis Defense: "Estimating Intrinsic Solubility and Intrinsic Dissolution Rate of Metastable Form of any Drug Using Modified Nogami Method" (Advisor: Dr. K. Morris)
Aug 16 10 AM HS 614B
Jayshil Bhatt
MS IP Thesis Defense: "A Structure-Mechanics Study of Drug-Drug Cocrystals to Optimize Tableting Performance of Metformin HCI" (Advisor: Dr. R. Haware)
Oct 30 11 AM HS 614B Tanvi Joshi MS P/T Thesis Defense: "Can Grape Powder Supplemented Diet Protect Against Prostate Cancer?" (Advisor: Dr. A. Levenson)
Nov 26 3 PM HS 614B Snigdha Kamath
MS CS Thesis Defense: “Development and Evaluation of Dermatological Formulations of Diclofenac Sodium with Enhanced In Vitro Drug Release Using Lower Level of Drug” (Advisor: Dr. A. Babar)

2019-2020 AAPS Student Chapter Journal Club
Date Presenter Article Title Journal Publication Date
Nov 19 5 PM (HS 614B) Aunusha Pinninti, Ph.D. Candidate Dry Powder Inhalation Formulations for Pulmonary Drug Delivery 

Dec 2 5 PM (HS 614B) Joseph Saddick, Ph.D. Candidate Investigating and Predicting Tablet Sticking Using Powder Rheology, Thermal Analysis, and Molecular Dynamics    

2018-2019 LIU Pharmacy Seminar Series (all seminars are held in LLC 515 unless otherwise noted)
Date Time Special Guest Institution Topic
Oct 18  1 PM Kathleen Frey LIU Pharmacy "Computational and structure-based methods for resistance prediction and drug design"
Oct 25 1 PM Kenneth Morris LIU Pharmacy " Levothyroxine, the most recalled drug product in FDA history: solid form transitions and chemical stability”
Nov 2 1 PM Ossi Korhonen University of Eastern Finland “Continuous manufacturing of tablets; pharmacy at UEF- Kuopio, Finland”
Nov 8 12 PM Benedict Albensi University of Manitoba
“A new view on therapies for Alzheimer's disease”
Nov 27 2 PM Eyal Schwartzberg
Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
“Overview of the Israeli drug regulatory affairs system”
Nov 29 1 PM Peter Wildfong Duquesne University
“Predicting API dispersability in PVPva using the R3m molecular descriptor”
Dec 20 11 AM Shao-Qing Cai
Peking University Health Science Center
“Design of ‘ultra-hypotoxic multidrugs’ based on the  efficacy theory of traditional Chinese medicines (TCMs)”
Jan 24 1 PM Grazia Stagni LIU Pharmacy “Applications of dermis microdialysis”
Jan 24 3 PM Tuo Jin Shanghai Jio Tong University Pharmacy
“Industrial pharmacy aspects of microspheres and microneedles”

Feb 7 12 PM Yoonsun Mo LIU Pharmacy “Clinical and economic comparison of dexmedetomidine and propofol in ICU settings”

Feb 12 11 AM John Pezzuto LIU Pharmacy “Resveratrol: 20 years of growth, development and controversy”

Feb 14 1 PM Michael Ng EH&S Annual lab safety seminar (mandatory)
Feb 15 1 PM Alesandro Marangon
Novartis
“From bench to business: making the transition from academia to the pharmaceutical industry” 
Feb 28 1 PM Tycho Heimbach
Novartis
“PBPK modeling in drug discovery and development”
Mar 20 11 AM Gernot Warnke
JRS Pharma
“Continuous direct compression in drug tablet manufacturing”
Apr 9 2-4 PM Gisella Benitez Pharmacometrics Boehringer Ingelheim
“Graduate Student to Pharmacometrician” 
Conferences
Conference Date Location  Website

American Pharmacy Association (APhA)

March 22 – 25, 2019

Seattle, WA

https://aphameeting.pharmacist.com/

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)

March 29 – April 3, 2019

Atlanta, GA

https://www.aacr.org/Meetings/Pages/MeetingDetail.aspx?EventItemID=174

American Chemical Society (ACS)

March 31 – April 4, 2019

Orlando, FL

https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/meetings/national-meeting.html

Experimental Biology (EB)

April 6 – 9, 2019

Orlando, FL

https://experimentalbiology.org/2019/Home.aspx

American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)

July 13 – 17, 2019

Chicago, IL

https://www.aacp.org/pharmed19

American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP)

July 13 – 17, 2019

Madison, WI

http://aspmeetings.pharmacognosy.us/

5th International Congress of the European Society for Pharmacogenomic and Personalized Therapy

October 16 – 18, 2019 

Seville, Spain

https://www.pgrn.org/other-pgx-meetings

Society for Neuroscience (SfN)

October 19 – 23, 2019

Chicago, IL

https://www.sfn.org/Meetings/Neuroscience-2019

American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP)

October 26 – 29, 2019

New York, NY

https://www.accp.com/meetings/am19/

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

November 3 – 6, 2019

San Antonio, TX

https://www.aaps.org/pharmsci/future-annual-events


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