Natural Product Sciences Webinar Schedule and Registration
*Webinars will be 4:00 PM EDT/3:00 PM CDT/2:00 PM MDT/1:00 PM PDT (One hour in length)*
**Registration is required and closes one hour prior to the start of each webinar**
August 20, 2020 - Registration is required and open until one Hour Prior to the Webinar
*CHANGE OF TIME - 12:00 PM EDT/11:00 AM CDT/10:00 AM MDT/9:00 AM PDT/6:00 PM CEST (2 hrs in length)*
** FREE REGISTRATION TO STUDENTS, ASP MEMBERS AND MEMBERS OF THE AFERP, GA, PSE AND SIF.**
Catherine Roullier (Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Nantes, France)
Diving into Marine Fungi Metabolome: The Quest for Relevant Natural Products
Oliver Kayser (University of Dortmund, Germany)
Franz Bucar (Department of Pharmacognosy; University of Graz, Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences)
Tackling Antibiotic Resistance with Plant Derived Compounds
Orazio Taglialatela Scafati, Ph.D. (Professor of Pharmaceutical Biology,
Department of Pharmacy, Unversity of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy)
Expanding the Borders of Natural Products to Discover New Bioactivities
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Webinars are free to all ASP Members and Students. A $5 donation is requested for all Non-Members of ASP. Registration is required and is limited to the first 500 participants.
** Registration closes one hour prior to the webinar**
Attendees of the Natural Product Sciences Webinar series agree to abide by the ASP Code of Conduct and the moderators reserve the right to remove any participant if they violate the code of conduct.
Please observe the following Zoom etiquette protocols to ensure a smooth seminar:
- Keep your microphone muted to prevent disruptions.
- Keep your video off to lower the strain on bandwidth.
- All questions should be submitted to the moderators through the Q&A function.
** Registration closes one hour prior to each webinar**
April 16, 2020 - Brian T. Murphy (Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago) - Toward Antibiotic Discovery from a Bacterial Colony: A Primer for Academia and Valerie Paul (Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce, Florida) - Sea Slugs, Slime and Coral Diseases: Marine Natural Products and our Changing Ocean
April 30, 2020 - Cassandra Quave (Curator of the Herbarium and Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Human Health at Emory University) - Ethnobotany and Anti-Infective Natural Product Discovery and Jackie von Salm (AltMed and Plants of Ruskin, LLC) - Neglected Natural Products and the Chemical Complexity of Cannabis Sativa
May 14, 2020 - Dr. Nancy Keller (Robert L. Metzenberg and Kenneth B. Raper Professor of Mycology, Department of Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Department of Bacteriology, University of Wisconsin - Madison) - Biosynthetic Surprises of a Human Pathogen and Nicholas H. Oberlies, Ph.D. (Patricia A. Sullivan Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry University of North Carolina at Greensboro) - Droplet Probe: A Powerful Tool for Evaluating the Chemistry of Fungi (and other substrates!) In Situ
May 28, 2020 - Tanja Grkovic, PhD (Senior Scientist, Natural Products Support Group, Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc.) - Generation of Natural Product Libraries for High Throughput Screening and Roger Linington (Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair in High-Throughput Screening and Chemical Biology, Director, Centre for High-Throughput Chemical Biology, Department of Chemistry, Simon Fraser University) - Linking Biosynthetic Gene Clusters and their Cognate Products by Mass Spectrometry
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June 11, 2020 - Julia Kubanek (Professor of Biological Sciences and Chemistry and Biochemistry, and Associate Dean of Research in the College of Sciences, at Georgia Institute of Technology) - Cryptic Variation in Chemical Defenses of Tropical Marine Algae and Jon Clardy (Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvarad Medical School) - Chemical Ecology in Microwell Plates
June 25, 2020 - Alessandra S. Eustaquio (Assistant Professor Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago) - Development of a Burkholderia Bacterial Host for Natural Product Discovery and Jason Kwan (Assistant Professor Division of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison) - How Lagria Beetles Evolved to use Antifungals Made by Bacteria
July 9, 2020 - Adam S. Duerfeldt, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Oklahoma) - Natural Product Medicinal Chemistry: A Love It or List It Approach to Drug Design and April L. Risinger, PhD (Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio) - The Taccalonolides – Pros and Cons of a Covalent Microtubule Stabilizer
July 23, 2020 - Eun Kyoung Seo, Ph.D. (Professor of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, Ewha Womans University, Korea) - Isolation and Structure Determination of Active Constituents from Traditional Medicines, Clara Bik-San Lau (Associate Director, Institute of Chinese Medicine and State Key Laboratory of Research on Bioactivities and Clinical Applications of Medicinal Plants, The Chinese University of Hong Kong) - Modern Approach of Herbal Medicines Research - Exploration of Beneficial Herb-Drug Combined Efficacies and Mari Yotsu-Yamashita, Ph.D. (Professor Tohoku University, Graduate School of Agricultural Science,
Division of Bioscience and Biotechnology for Future Bioindustry, Laboratory of Bioorganic Chemistry of Natural Products) - Prediction of Biosynthetic Pathways of Tetrodotoxin and Saxitoxin on the Basis of the Structures of Their Intermediates
August 6, 2020 - Dr. Francisco (Paco) Barona-Gómez (Evolution of Metabolic Diversity Laboratory, Langebio, Cinvestav-IPN, Guanajuato, MEXICO) - Understanding the Evolution of Natural Products Biosynthesis: a Natural Way for the Discovery of Novel Chemical Scaffolds and Roberto G. S. Berlinck, PhD, FRSC (Chemistry Institute of Sao Carlos, Universidade de São Paulo) - Metabolomics Provides Clues to Understand Fungal Phytotoxicity