PHS Dept Graduate Research Forum

October 13, 2011

8:45-3:45

Bent Hall, 277A/B


 

8:50-8:58         Kelly Almond    The effects of copper pyrithione on developing zebrafish embryos

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Louis Trombetta

 

9:00-9:08         Krishna Patel     Investigation of interaction between eukaryotic translation initiation factors eIF4AI and eIF4G

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Woon-Kai Low

 

9:10-9:18         Rishil Kathawala     Masitinib (Ablolo) reverses multidrug resistance mediated by ABCCLO and ABCG2

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Charles Ashby

 

9:20-9:28         Nrupa Patel     Formulation and characterization of solid microemulsion preconcentrate system using stearoyl macrogolglycerides for liquid triglyceride lipids

Specialization:  Industrial Pharmacy

Mentor:  Dr. Abu T.M. Serajuddin

 

9:30-9:38         Shalini Roy     Selenium and tellurium compounds in hibit mitocondrial complexes I and II

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Diane Hardej

 

9:40-9:48         Grishma Shah     Mutational analysis of a conserved residue in eukaryotic translation initiation factor 4A

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Woon-Kai Low

 

9:50-9:58         Sanket Gadhia     Heavy metals alter histone modification pathways in mouse embryonic stem cells

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Frank A. Barile

 

10:00-10:08     Pooja Patel     Time controlled release of mefenamic acid from compression coated tablets

Specialization:  Pharmaceutics

Mentor:  Dr. Parshotam Madan

 

10:10-10:18     Mumtaz Akhtar     The cytotoxicity of maneb in rat hippocampal astrocytes: Involvement of oxidative stress and intrinsic apoptotic pathway

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Louis Trombetta

 

10:20-10:28     Sneha Chauhan     Design and optimization of oral fast dissolving films of nicotine for smoking cessation

Specialization:  Pharmaceutics

Mentor:  Dr. Parshotam Madan

 

10:30-10:38     Angela Aliberti     Evaluation of the cytotoxicity of metals as mouse embryonic stem cells and human embryonal carcinoma cells

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Frank A. Barile

 

10:40-10:48     Vaishali Sampat     Vitamin C improves hyperoxia compromised macrophage phagocytic function by attenuating HMGB1 release

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Lin Mantell

 

10:50-10:58     Jay Patel     Design and synthesis of dasatinib analogues as tyrosine kinase inhibitors

Specialization:  Medicinal Chemistry

Mentor:  Dr. Vijaya Korlipara

 

11:00-11:08     Ravikumar Sitapara     a7 nicotine receptor agonist GTS-21 rescues hyperoxia compromised macrophage function

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Lin Mantell

 

11:10-11:18     Reshma Shalini Therala     Pre-synaptic nerve terminals and synaptic plasticity

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Frank Schanne

 

11:20-11:28     Lisa Hoffman     EBDC pesticides maneb and mancozeb cause toxicity in normal and transformed colon cells

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Diane Hardej

 

11:30-11:38     Jennifer Cohen     An in vitro model system for siRNA-based therapeutics

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Marc Gillespie

 

11:40-11:48     Vivek Patel     HMGB1 mediates hyperoxia-compromised host defense to clear bacteria in Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Lin Mantell

 

 

LUNCH BREAK  12-2 PM

 

 

2:00-2:08         Puneet Vij     Evaluation of tellurium toxicity in transformed and non-transformed colon cell lines

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Diane Hardej

 

2:10-2:18         Sruthi Sundaram     DMA controls preterm birth in a murine model

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Sandra Reznik

 

2:20-2:28         Peng-Jen Chen     Synthesis of phthaloyl dichloride with N-substituted anthranilic acid resulting antimicrobial spiro-phthalidy benzoxazinone products

Specialization:  Medicinal Chemistry

Mentor:  Dr. Ralph Stephani

 

2:30-2:38         Susan Lee     Circulating nucleic acids as biomarkers for lead exposure in a Long Evans rat model system

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Marc Gillespie

 

2:40-2:48         Kelly Garcia     The mechanism of toxicity of select vanadium compounds

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Sue Ford

 

2:50-2:58         Aaditya Bhatt     Design and synthesis of 3-substituted benzoisoindolinene as PARP-1 inhibitors

Specialization:  Medicinal Chemistry

Mentor:  Dr. Tanaji Talele

 

3:00-3:08         Rohan Reddy Nagavally     Modulation of P-gp by glucose levels in culture media

Specialization:  Toxicology

Mentor:  Dr. Sue Ford

 

3:10-3:18         Shridhar Kulkarni     Design and synthesis of novel quinazolinenes as p-glycoprotein modulators

Specialization:  Medicinal Chemistry

Mentor:  Dr. Tanaji Talele

 

3:20-3:28         Roshil Budhram     Role of taurine on the effect of hypoglycemic agents on diabetes-induced biochemical and morphological changes of rat erythrocytes

Specialization:  Pharmacology

Mentor:  Dr. Cesar Lau-Cam

 

3:30-3:38         Maulik Patel     Design and synthesis of dihydrobenzofuran-7-carboxamides as PARP-1 inhibitors

Specialization:  Medicinal Chemistry

Mentor:  Dr. Tanaji Talele