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Pharmacology & Toxicology

Toxicology Seminar (PHR 196T, #62405) Fall 2013
Speaker Schedule

Thurs., Sept. 12*
11:a.m., PHR 4.114

James (Jim) Jackson, PhD, Instructor, Genetics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

“Mutant p53: Breast cancer's vulnerability?”

Host: John DiGiovanni, PhD

Wed., Sept. 26*
11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Steven Roberts, PhD, IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow, Chromosome Stability Group, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

“Dissecting sources of genome instability in cancer”

Host: John DiGiovanni, PhD

Thurs., Oct. 3*
11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Hailiang Hu, PhD, Asst. Professor (Research Track), Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

“MicroRNA, ATM-regulated DNA damage response and cancer”

Host: John DiGiovanni, PhD

Thurs., Oct. 16*
11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Feng Liu, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

"Adiponectin biosynthesis, signaling, and function"

Host: Ted Mills, PhD

Thurs., Oct. 24*
11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Christy Hagan, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Medicine and Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota

“Progesterone Receptor-B links DUSP6 (MKP3) and CK2 signaling to proliferative transcriptional programs in breast cancer cells”

Host: John DiGiovanni, PhD

Thurs., Oct. 31*
11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Weibo Luo, PhD, Instructor, Institute for Cell Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

“Regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1 in human cancer”

Host: John DiGiovanni, PhD

Thurs., Nov. 7
11:a.m., PHR 4.114


Gary Perdew, PhD, Director of the Center for Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis and John T. and Paige S. Smith Professorship in Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University

“Insights into Ah receptor mediated inflammatory signaling through ligand dependent modulation”

Host: Casey Wright, PhD

Thurs., Nov. 14
11:a.m., PHR 4.114


Ying Xu, PhD, Asst. Professor, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin


Host: John Richburg, PhD

Thurs., Nov. 21
11:a.m., PHR 4.114


Anna Lee, PhD, Research Asst. Professor, Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin


Host: Robert Messing, PhD

Thurs., Dec. 5
11:a.m., PHR 4.114


Michael (Miki) Aschner, PhD, Harold and Muriel Block Chair in Molecular Pharmacology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

“Mn neurotoxicity: From worms to human neonates”

Host: Som Mukhopadhyay, PhD

*Denotes candidate for Pharm/Tox Assistant Professor position


Last Reviewed: September 05, 2013

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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