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Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar: “Overview of the Front Door at Wayne State”
September 9 2015 at 4:00 PM
Applebaum
Presented by Dr. Syed Kashif Haque, Industry Liaison for The WSU Front Door Program, Wayne State University; Host: Tim Stemmler
Nano@Wayne with L. James Lee, Ohio State University
September 15 2015 at 2:30 PM
Welcome Center
The Office of the Vice President for Research is pleased to host the next Nano@Wayne seminar on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in the Welcome Center auditorium. The seminar is free and open to the public; registration is requested. The guest speaker will be Dr. L. James Lee, Helen C. Kurtz Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The Ohio State University. He will present, "Tethered Lipoplex Nanoparticle (TLN) Biochips for Extracellular Vesicles Based Early Cancer Diagnosis and Prognosis." Dr. Lee founded and serves as the Director of NSF Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center for Affordable Nanoengineering of Polymer Biomedical Devices (CANPBD) at OSU. His research interest includes BioMEMS/NEMS, micro-/nanofabrication, and polymer and composite materials. He has more than 350 refereed journal publications, 30 patents and patent applications, and 14 book chapters. Abstract: Cancers cause millions of deaths worldwide each year and the annual cancer related health care cost is more than $500 billion. Even with such heavy spending, mortality rates of many cancer types remain very high. For example, 5-year survival rate for lung cancer and pancreatic cancer is 15% and 6% respectively. In addition to developing new drugs and treatment methods, non-invasive early detection and prognosis methods provide great potential to reduce mortality rates of cancer. "Liquid biopsy" based on circulating tumor cells (CTCs) and extracellular vesicles (EVs) such as circulating microvesicles (MVs) or exosomes is currently the major focus of the field. Given their important role in regulating gene expression and recognizing that their dysfunction plays a critical role in human cancers, microRNAs (miRs) and messenger RNAs (mRNAs) have emerged as potential biomarkers for cancer detection. Here, we show that biochips using tethered lipoplex nanoparticles (TLNs) containing molecular beacons (MBs) can capture cell-derived EVs from body fluids such as blood and urine, and identify encapsulated RNA and EV surface membrane protein targets in a single step with minimal sample preparation (no need of exosome and total RNA collection) and sample size. A short reception will immediately follow Dr. Lee's presentation.
PAD Seminar – Internal Funding Opportunities: WSU Support for Faculty Research
September 17 2015 at 1:00 PM
5057 Woodward
The offices of the Vice President for Research, Provost and Faculty Affairs (School of Medicine) are pleased to offer the Professional and Academic Development seminar series for WSU faculty, chairs & directors, postdoctoral trainees & graduate students, and administrators.  Seminars are free but registration is required. This seminar, Internal Funding Opportunities: WSU Support for Faculty Research, will take place Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. at 5057 Woodward, 6th Floor, Conference Room A. The moderator will be Gloria Heppner, Associate Vice President for Research.
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Information Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month.

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Information Meetings are designed to answer questions about the educational opportunities available in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Degree Programs reviewed at the Information meeting include:

Students interested in Nurse Anesthesia should contact the program directly for information. Click here for contact information

You should plan on attending a meeting if you:

  • Want to know more about admissions requirements and prerequisites to each program
  • Like working with people
  • Enjoy the sciences
  • Like a challenging work environment
  • Want to help people

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of every month in the lower level of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Auditorium at 6 p.m.  Parking is available in Parking Structure 7 for $6.00 directly west of the building. Please enter at the Brady Street (North) entrance as the Mack Avenue (South) entrance is always locked.  The meeting begins promptly at 6:00pm and has a structured format. It is important to be on time so as not to miss important information. Also, the Building locks all the outside doors at 6:30pm and you will not be able to enter the building after that time. 

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Wayne State University
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Office of Student Affairs
259 Mack Avenue, Suite 1600
Detroit, MI 48201
Phone (313) 577-1716
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