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Pharmacology & Toxicology

Toxicology Seminar (PHR 196T, #63090 ) SPRING 2015

Speaker Schedule

Thurs., Feb. 5

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Christopher Bradfield, Ph.D., Professor, Oncology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dioxin, Clocks, and Oxygen: Prototypes for an environmental sensor superfamily

Host: Casey Wright, Ph.D.

Thurs., Feb. 5

4:30 p.m., Room TBA

Pauline Maki, Ph.D., Professor, Psychiatry and Psychology, University of Illinois-Chicago

Controversies surrounding hormone therapy and cognitive aging

Host: Andrea Gore, Ph.D.
*(special seminar – not part of Toxicology Seminar series)

Thurs., Feb. 12

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Kevin Dalby, Ph.D., Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, The University of Texas at Austin

“Lost in translation: Molecular insights into the regulation of elongation”

Introducer: Micky Marinelli, Ph.D.

Thurs., Feb. 19

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Paul Doetsch, Ph.D., Professor, Biochemistry, Radiation Oncology and Hematology & Medical Oncology, Emory University

“Engaging DNA damage and repair from outside the box: Implications for cancer and therapeutics”

Host: Karen Vasquez, Ph.D.

Thurs., Mar. 5

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Anumantha Kanthasamy, Ph.D., Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Iowa State University

“Novel Translational Strategies Against Oxidative Damage in Parkinson’s Disease”

Host: Ted Mills, Ph.D.

Thurs., Mar. 12

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Caitlin Murphy, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Pharmacology/Toxicology, The University of Texas at Austin

“Mono-(2-Ethylhexyl) Phthalate (MEHP)-induced Sertoli cell injury disrupts the testicular immune environment”

Introducer: John Richburg, Ph.D.

Thurs., Apr. 2

11:a.m., PHR 4.114


Margaret Rice, Ph.D., Professor, Neurosurgery and Neuroscience & Physiology, NYU Langone Medical Center

“Dopamine, ACh, and Insulin: How Sweet It Is!”

Host: Rueben Gonzales, Ph.D.

Thurs., Apr. 9

11:a.m., PHR 4.114


Daniel McGehee, Ph.D., Assoc. Professor, Neuroscience, University of Chicago

“Neurobiology of Nicotine-Induced Reward and Aversion”

Host: Bob Messing, M.D.

Thurs., Apr. 16

11:a.m., PHR 4.114


Christine Dao, Graduate Student, Pharmacology/Toxicology, The University of Texas at Austin

“The role of mitochondrial uncoupling protein-3 (UCP3) in unsaturated fatty acid metabolism and non-shivering thermogenesis”

Introducer: Ted Mills, Ph.D.


Last Reviewed: December 18, 2014

Division Information

Mailing Address:
Pharmacology & Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
107 W. Dean Keeton
Stop C0875
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmtox

Phone: 512-471-5158

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