Fall 2017

Spring 2017

University of Illinois College of Medicine

Department of Pharmacology

Visiting Professor Seminar Series

Fall 2017

Wednesdays at 12:00 PM, 1020 COMRB 




September 13

Cheng Zhu, PhD

Regents' Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Georgia Tech

Atlanta, GA

"Biophysical Analysis of Molecular Interactions at the Cell Surface"

September 27

David A Weitz, PhD
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics & Applied Physics

John a Paulson School of Engineering

& Applied Sciences

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

"Droplet Microfluidics for

Single-cell Studies"

October 4

Tobias Meyer, PhD

Mrs George A Winzer Professor in

Cell Biology & Chair

Chemical & Systems Biology Dept

Stanford U School of Medicine

Stanford, CA

"Mitogen and Stress Control of Cell

Cycle Entry and Exit in Mammalian Cells"


October 24

Rafi Ahmed, PhD


Microbiology & Immunology Dept

Emory U

Atlanta, Georgia

"T Cell Exhaustion and

PD-1 Therapy"

October 25

Jon Gibbins, PhD

Director, Institute for Cardiovascular &

Metabolic Research

University of Reading, UK


November 1

Gary H Gibbons, MD


National Heart, Lung & Blood Institute

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Bethesda, MD

"Seizing Unprecedented Opportunities: Pursuit of Strategic Priorities in Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Science"

November 8

Samir Mitragotri, PhD

Mellichamp Chair Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering

U California - Santa Barbara

To Be Announced.

November 29

Omid Farokhzad, MD

Associate Professor, Anethesia

Harvard Medical School

Director, Laboratory of Nanomedicine and Biomaterials

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Cambridge/Boston, MA

To Be Announced.

All seminars will be held in College of Medicine Research Building, located at 909 S Wolcott Ave

in Room 1020 Moss Auditorium unless designated above.

Coordinator:  (312) 355-3281

Revised:  9/12/17