The Graduate Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences offers an exciting seminar program featuring scientists from across Canada and around the world, with occasional seminars by our own faculty and members of other departments at U of T and surrounding hospitals/institutes. The seminars provide an opportunity for all to meet outstanding, world-renowned scientists. Seminar speakers also schedule additional time for informal discussions with faculty and students. Regular attendance at seminars is required of all graduate students.
Dr. Lakshmi Kotra
Telephone: (416) 581-7601
Graduate Departmental Seminar Series Requirement
All graduate students are required to attend the departmental seminars each year:
- Full-time students: a minimum of eight (8) departmental seminars per academic year
- Part-time/Flex-time students: a minimum of four (4) departmental seminars per academic year.
Students may fulfill up to 50% of their annual quota at sanctioned external seminars.
2018-2019 Graduate Departmental Seminar Series Schedule
(All seminars take place at the Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, 144 College Street, unless noted.)
|DATE AND LOCATION||SPEAKER||AFFILIATION||HOST / SUPERVISOR||SEMINAR TITLE|
|Wednesday May 8, 2019, 11:00 to 12 noon, The Donnelley Centre, 160 College St, Red Room||Dr. Kevin Plaxco||Professor, Department Vice Chair, Director of Centre for Bioengineering. UC Santa Barbara.||Dr. Shana Kelley||Counting molecules, dodging blood cells: continuous, real-time molecular measurements directly in the living body|
|Friday May 10, 2019, 11:00 to 12 noon, Room PB 850||Dr. Hamid Ghandehari||Professor at the Departments of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Director of Utah Center for Nanomedicine,
Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Nano Institute of Utah
|Dr. Shirley Wu||Approaches for localized delivery to solid tumors: Carrier design and safety considerations|
|Thursday June 20, 2019 at 2:00pm, Room PB1210||Loujin Houdaihed
||Graduate Student Exit Seminar||Dr. Christine Allen||Delivery of Drug Combination Therapy in Polymeric Nanoparticles for Treatment of Breast Cancer|
|Friday June 28, 2019 at 10:00am, Room PB1210||Yongkyu Luke Kwon
||Graduate Student Exit Seminar||Dr. Raymond Reilly||Positron Emission Tomography (PET) of Breast Cancer Heterogeneous for HER2 and EGFR using Bispecific Radioimmuno-conjugates|
|Friday, September 20, 2019, Room PB 850||Dr. Sujeenthar Tharmalingam||Assistant Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine||Dr. David Hampson||TBD|