PSPG Seminar Series Archive

This is a list of events in prior years of the PSPG Seminar Series.

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Academic Year 2023-2024

Date Speaker Host
9/27/23 Michael Ehlers, ATP Steven Altschuler
10/4/23 Nicholas Hertz, Mitokinin Carlo Condello
10/18/23 Randall Peterson, University of Utah Su Guo
11/15/23 Yarui Diao, Duke University Yin Shen
11/29/23 Jasmine Luzum, University of Michigan Silver Al Khafaji
12/6/23 Marsha Rosner, University of Chicago Steven Altschuler
1/10/24 Han-Joo Kim, IMNEWRUN, South Korea Carlo Condello
1/17/24 JoAnn Trejo, UC San Diego Luis Santiago
1/31/24 Andreas Pfenning, CMU Yin Shen
2/7/24 Eli Van Allen, DFCI/Harvard Alejandro Sweet-Cordero
2/21/24

Lea Starita, University of Washington

Nadav Ahituv
4/3/24 Mark Bush, Viiv Healthcare "POSTPONED to 2024-2025" Silver Al Khafaji
4/10/24 Anne Elizabeth West, Duke University Yin Shen
4/17/24 Tamorah Lewis, University of Toronto Dara Torgerson
5/16/24 Xinning Yang, U.S. FDA Silver Al Khafaji
5/29/24 Connor Coley, MIT Brian Shoichet

Academic Year 2022-2023

Date Speaker Host
10/26/2022 Amy Abernethy, Verily (Virtual) Atul Butte

11/2/2022

Houda Alachar, USC

Silver Al Khafaji
12/7/2022 Marsha Rosner, Univ of Chicago *POSTPONED* Steven Altschuler
1/18/2023 Rucha Sane, Genentech Silver Al Khafaji
1/25/2023 Mark R. Philips, NYU Trever Bivona
2/8/2023 Marco Vignuzzi, Singapore Agency for Science, Research and Technology, ID Labs Brian Shoichet
2/15/2023 Gilbert Di Paolo, Denali Therapeutics Carlo Condello
2/22/2023 Jesse Dixon, Salk Institute Yin Shen
3/1/2023 Shiva Malek, Novartis Silver Al Khafaji
3/8/2023 Loren Walensky, Harvard Steven Altschuler
3/15/2023 Feng Yue, Northwestern Univ Yin Shen
4/5/2023 Hao Wu, University of Pennsylvania Yin Shen
4/12/2023 Erica Woodahl, Univ of Montana Deanna Kroetz
5/10/2023 Brigitte Kieffer, McGill University Chase Webb
5/24/2023 Michael Snyder, Stanford University Su Guo
5/31/2023 Charles Gersbach, Duke University Yin Shen

Academic Year 2021-2022

Date Speaker Host

11/3/2021

Terri Young, UW Madison (Virtual)

Colin Germer
1/5/2022 Tao Ma, Wake Forest University (Virtual) Su Guo
2/2/2022 Bev Davidson, University of Pennsylvania (Virtual) Ophir Klein
2/23/2022 Erica Woodahl, University of Montana POSTPONED TO 2022-2023 Deanna Kroetz

3/2/2022

Eric Chan, National University of Singapore (Virtual) Janice Goh
3/30/2022 Andy McCallion, Johns Hopkins Nadav Ahituv
4/6/2022 Brigitte Kieffer, McGill University POSTPONED TO 2022-2023 Chase Webb
4/13/2022 Joanne Wang, University of Washington Les Benet
4/20/2022 Feng Yue, Northwestern University POSPTONED to 2022-2023 Yin Shen
4/27/2022 Roger Sunahara, UCSD Skaggs School of Pharmacy Chase Webb
5/4/2022 Bessie Young, University of Washington (Virtual) Michelle Wang
5/11/2022 Georg Winter, Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Michelle Arkin
5/18/2022 Jun Yang, St Judes Childrens Deanna Kroetz
5/25/2022 Mandë Holford, CUNY Hunter College (Virtual) Dina Buitrago

Academic Year 2020-2021

Date Speaker Host

10/7/2020

Dr. Andrew Patterson, Penn State

Janice Goh

10/21/2020 Dr. Aditya Murthy, Genentech Steve Altschuler
10/28/2020 Dr. Glenn Simmons, University of Minnesota Brenda Melano

11/4/2020

Dr. David Savage, UC Berkeley Nadav Ahituv
12/2/2020 Dr. Don Mager, University of Buffalo Kendra Radtke
12/9/2020 Dr. Don McDonnell, Duke University Arielle Shkedi
1/6/2021 Dr. Ron Najafi, Emery Pharma Les Benet
1/13/2021 Dr. Emmanuel Chigutsa, Indiana University Jackie Ernest
1/20/2021 Dr. Bessie Young, University of Washington POSTPONED TO 2021-2022 Michelle Wang
1/27/2021 Dr. Wenndy Hernandez, University of Chicago Megan Koleske
2/3/2021 Dr. Susan Abdel-Rahman, Children's Mercy Hospital Rada Savic
2/17/2021 Dr. Richmond Sarpong, UC Berkeley Chase Webb
2/24/2021 Dr. Minoli Perera, Northwestern Chase Webb
3/3/2021 Dr. Paul Jensen, UC San Diego Lani Wu
3/31/2021 Dr. Yun Li, University of North Carolina Yin Shen
4/7/2021 Dr. Andy McCallion, Johns Hopkins University POSTPONED TO 2021-2022 Nadav Ahituv
4/14/2021 Dr. Joseph Wu, Stanford University Deanna Kroetz
4/21/2021 Dr. Jun Yang, St. Jude's Children's Hospital POSTPONED TO 2021-2022 Deanna Kroetz
4/28/2021 Dr. David Hawkins, University of Washington Yin Shen
5/5/2021 Dr. Blanton Tolbert, Case Western Reserve University Chase Webb
5/12/2021 Dr. Sarah Tishkoff Dina Buitrago Silva
5/19/2021 Dr. Brigitte Keiffer, McGill University POSTPONED TO 2021-2022 Chase Webb
5/26/2021 Dr. Gary Hon, UT Southwestern Yin Shen
6/2/2021 Dr. Lola Fashoyin-Aje, FDA Michelle Wang

Academic Year 2019-2020

Date Speaker Title Host
9/11/19

J. Joseph Melenhorst, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

A synthetically augmented natural reality of CAR T cells

J. Williams
10/2/19

Shawn Owen, PhD

University of Utah

Building Superior Biomolecules: Enhancing ADCs, Replacing ELISA, and Resurrecting ADEPT B. Shoichet
10/16/19

Mohamed Donia, PhD

Princeton University

Production and metabolism of bioactive small molecules by the human microbiome P. Turnbaugh
11/13/19

Neil Hanchard, PhD

Baylor University

'Out of Africa’ genomics J. Enogieru
12/4/19

Libusha Kelly, PhD

Albert Einstein College of Medicine

The ecology and chemistry of microbiome drug metabolism. D. Kroetz
1/22/20

Sara Kenkare, PhD

Genentech

Developing drugs, Personalizing medicines L. Benet
2/5/20

Brian Kobilka, PhD

Stanford University

Structural insights into the dynamic process of G protein coupled receptor activation. C. Webb
2/19/20

Aaron Streets, PhD

UC Berkeley

Imaging and Sequencing Single Cells S. Altschuler
3/4/20

Stephen Haggarty, PhD

Harvard Medical School

Toward Humanizing CNS Drug Discovery with Patient-Derived Stem Cells S. Altschuler

3/11/20

*BH 212*

Joseph Harrison, PhD

University of the Pacific

Developing Rationally Designed Molecules Targeting the Ubiquitin Pathway. J. Sodhi

CANCELED

3/25/20

*HD 160*

Joseph Wu, PhD

Stanford University

CANCELED

Stem Cells and Genomics for Precision Medicine

CANCELED

D. Kroetz

CANCELED

4/1/20

David Savage, PhD

UC Berkeley

CANCELED

High-throughput approaches for engineering CRISPR-Cas proteins

CANCELED

N. Ahituv

4/15/20

REMOTE

Li Di, PhD

Pfizer

REMOTE

Recent Advances in Prediction of Clearance and Unbound Partition Coefficient in Drug Discovery and Development

L. Benet

CANCELED

4/29/20

Paul Jensen, PhD

UC San Diego

CANCELED

Natural products and the gene cluster revolution

L. Wu

CANCELED

5/13/20

Sarah Tishkoff, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

CANCELED

Genomic Evolution and Adaptation in Africa: Implications for Health and Disease

D. Buitrago Silva

CANCELED

5/27/20

David Hawkins, PhD

University of Washington

CANCELED Y. Shen

Academic Year 2018-2019

Date Speaker Title Host
10/9/18

Spiros Liras, PhD

Pfizer

TBA S. Altschuler
11/13/18

William Jusko, PhD

SUNY, Buffalo

PK/PD/Systems Modeling: Lessons from Corticosteroids L. Benet
11/27/18

Joseph Polli, PhD

GlaxoSmithKline

The Role of Transporters in Lapatinib CNS and Tumor Disposition D. Kroetz
1/8/19

Joseph Dougherty, PhD

Washington University School of Medicine

TBA N. Ahituv
1/16/19

**OFF DATE** Lei Zhang, PhD

FDA

Role of Regulatory Sciences in Reducing Barriers to Generic Drug Product Development L. Lin
2/26/19

Susana Valente, PhD

The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter Campus

TBA M. Ott
3/12/19

Richard Friesner, PhD

Columbia

TBA B. Shoichet
4/9/19

Jash Unadkat, PhD

University of Washington

Pursuing the holy grail of predicting and verifying tissue drug concentrations: A proteomics and PET imaging approach L. Benet
4/23/19

Hae Kyung Im, PhD

University of Chicago

Scanning the phenome to annotate the function of every human gene M. Vysotskiy
5/7/19

Fiona Marshall, PhD

Merck

The changing face of drug discovery-- leveraging biology to develop novel therapeutics B. Shoichet
5/21/19

Barbara Imperiali, PhD

MIT

Protein Glycosylation: Pathways and Processes B. Shoichet