Program

52nd Pharmaceutics Graduate Students Research Meeting
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
DATES

Venue:  

Durham Research Center I

1st floor
South 45th Street
Omaha, NE. 68137

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Time

Topic

Speaker

Additional Comments

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Session Chair: Martin Conda Sheridan, PhD, UNMC College of Pharmacy

8:00-8:30am

Check-in

8:40-8:50am

Welcome & Introduction of the Symposium

David Oupicky, PhD Co-Director of the Center for Drug Delivery and
Nanomedicine, UNMC

8:50-9:20am

Priming immune-mediated anti-tumor effects using radiation therapy and nanoparticles Sunil Krishnan MD Anderson Cancer Center

9:20 -9:45am

Pancreatic Cancer Immunotherapy: Progress, Challenges and
Opportunities
Maneesh Jain UNMC

9:45-10:15am

The Structural Role of Antibody N-Glycosylation in Receptor Interactions Adam W. Barb Iowa State University

10:15-10:35

Break

10:35-11:05am

Overcoming chemo- and immuno-therapy resistance by targeting tumor associated macrophages Jennifer L. Guerriero Harvard Medical School

11:05am-11:35am

Bacterial nanomachines as vaccine targets for Gram negative bacterial
pathogens
Wendy Lynn Picking University of Kansas

11:35-11:45am

Group photo at the Ice Rink
11:45am-1:00pm Lunch break

Session Chair:  Feng Li, PhD, College of Pharmacy, Auburn University

1:00-1:30pm

Development of novel antagonists of PXR and CAR to overcome adverse
drug effects
Taosheng Chen St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

1:30-2:00pm

Acetalated Dextran: a Spoonful of Sugar helps the Medicine (and Vaccines)
go down
Kristy M. Ainslie UNMC

2:00-2:30pm

Nanoformulation of the CCL21 Chemokine as Cancer Treatment Joyce Solheim UNMC

2:30-3:30pm

Poster session in commons area of College of Pharmacy Center for Drug Discovery
Judges:  Drs. Joseph Vetro, Corey Hopkins and Martin Conda Sheridan, UNMC College of Pharmacy

Session Chair:  Jered Garrison, PhD, College of Pharmacy, UNMC

3:30-4:00pm

In silico combinatorial drug design and discovery for dual inhibitory chemotypes for immuno-oncology

Donald L. Durden

University of California San Diego

4:00-5:15pm

Oral presentations from Graduate Students and Postdoctoral researchers

5:15-5:25pm

Closing remarks

Tatiana Bronich, PhD Co-Director of the Center for Drug Delivery and Nanomedicine, UNMC

Thursday, September 6, 2018
 
 Session Chair:  Aaron Mohs, PhD, UNMC College of Pharmacy

8:15-9:00am

Check-in and Breakfast

9:00-9:30am

Theranostic Nanoparticles for Overcoming Drug Delivery Barrier and Resistance in Human Cancer Lily Yang Emory University

9:30-10:00am

Selective suppression of autoimmunity through depletion of programmed death-1 (PD-1)-positive cells Mingnan Chen University of Utah

10:00-10:30am

Drug-Eluting Transplants: Live Tissue as a Functional Biomaterial Bob Kane Baylor University

10:30-10:45am

Break

10:45-11:15am

Bench to Business: How to Step Into the Business World Ram I. Mahato, Professor and Chair Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, UNMC

11:15-11:45am

Between the Lab Coats and Suit Coats: Developing New Discoveries into Products

Michael Dixon UNeMed Corporation, UNMC
11:45-11:50am Closing remarks and awards for poster and oral presentation (students/postdocs) Courtney Fletcher, PharMD, Dean and Professor, UNMC College of Pharmacy

12:00pm

Sack lunches provided following closing remarks - 2nd floor Pharmacy Drug Discovery