Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminars, Thursdays 4:00 pm

All seminars will be held via Zoom (ONID login will be required for entry to the Zoom seminar room)

Registration links for each seminar are located below the title.
Please contact Dr. Philmus if you experience any problems or need accommodations (benjamin(dot)philmus at oregonstate(dot)edu)


Fall 2021




Host and Location

October 7

Jessie Uehling, PhD

Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology Oregon State University

Fungal endosymbiont co-evolutionary trajectories; insights from Mucoromycota fungi

Dr. BJ Philmus,


October 14

Ruth Muchiri, Ph.D.

Linus Pauling Institute, OSU

Affinity Selection Mass Spectrometry Screening in Discovery of Ligands from Natural Products: Focus on SARS-CoV-2 Spike Protein Target

Dr. BJ Philmus,


October 21

Dylan Nelson, M.S.

High-Throughput Screening Services Lab, Oregon State University

Introduction to the High-Throughput Screening Services Lab.


Dr. BJ Philmus,


October 28

+ Lunch (12-

1 pm Pacific)

Derick Jones Jr., Ph.D.

Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences University of Illinois, Chicago

ACCEPTANCE | Inclusive Strategies to Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Acceptance in STEM in the Lab and the Workplace

Dr. BJ Philmus,


November 4

Fernando Pucci, Ph.D.

School of Medicine

Oregon Health and Sciences University

Intercellular signaling via extracellular vesicles

Dr. Arup Indra,


November 11




November 18

12 pm

Robert Langer, PhD

Biomaterials and biotechnology:  From the discovery of the first angiogenesis inhibitors to the development of controlled drug delivery systems and the foundation of tissue engineering

Note special time

Dr. Gaurav Sahay,


December 2

Sarah Andres, Ph.D.

Papé Family Pediatric Research Institute Oregon Health & Science University

Extracellular Vesicles in Gastrointestinal Health and Disease

Dr. Arup Indra,