The Medicinal Chemistry Department seminars involve a mix of prominent researchers from both academic institutions and industry presenting research at the forefront of Medicinal Chemistry (broadly defined). They also include presentations from our own students (dissertation defenses & research seminars). The seminars are held on Thursday, weekly at 4:00pm in 2548 CCL unless otherwise stated. Select a semester from the drop-down menu below to browse the schedule.

View a list of all MedChem seminars

January 17, 2018
1:00pm
NCRC Building 10, Research Auditorium
Joseph Madak
PhD Candidate, Dissertation Defense Seminar
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan

Design and Synthesis of Novel Dihydroorotate Dehydrogenase Inhibitors

Faculty Host: Nouri Neamati ( neamati@umich.edu ) 647-2732
January 23, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Maria Fawaz
PhD Candidate, MedChem Student Seminar
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan

MedChem Student Seminar, Title to be Announced

Faculty Host: Anna Schwendeman ( annaschw@umich.edu )
January 25, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Andrei Lomize, PhD
Research Scientist
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan

Title to be Announced

Faculty Host: Henry I. Mosberg ( him@umich.edu )
February 6, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Shireen Ashkar
PhD Candidate, MedChem Student Seminar
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan

MedChem Student Seminar; Title to be Announced

Faculty Host: George A. Garcia ( gagarcia@umich.edu )
February 8, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Brandon Ruotolo
Associate Professor
Department of Chemistry, University of Michigan

Structural Biology in the Gas Phase: New Technologies for Drug Discovery and Development

Faculty Host: David Sherman ( davidhs@umich.edu ) 615-9907
Speaker Website
February 13, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Katherine Guild
PhD Candidate, MedChem Student Seminar
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan

MedChem Student Seminar; Title to be Announced

Faculty Host: George A. Garcia ( gagarcia@umich.edu )
February 22, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Rachel Rowlands
PhD Candidate, MedChem Student Seminar
Department of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Michigan

MedChem Student Seminar, Title to be Announced

Faculty Host: Andy White ( whitandd@umich.edu )
March 8, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Yongcheng Song, PhD
Associate Professor, Pharmacology and Chemical Biology
Baylor University, Baylor College of Medicine; Houston, TX

Small Molecule Probes Targeting Histone Methylation for Cancer Therapy

Faculty Host: Shaomeng Wang ( shaomeng@umich.edu ) 615-0362
Speaker Website
April 5, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Matt Bogyo, PhD
Professor of Pathology and of Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University

Title To Be Announced

Faculty Host: Amanda Garner ( algarner@umich.edu ) 763-654
Speaker Website
April 12, 2018
4:00pm
2548 CC Little
Terry Moore, PhD
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois

Development of Chemical Probes for Transcription Factor Interactions

Faculty Host: Amanda Garner ( algarner@umich.edu ) 763-2654
Speaker Website