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View all meetings and activities by each ASPET division here.

Disclaimer:
Please note this is a preliminary program and some information may be updated as we near the meeting date.  

Division for Behavioral Pharmacology (BEH)

Division for Behavioral Pharmacology Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
7:30 am–9:30 am

Division for Behavioral Pharmacology Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 am
Jointly held with the Division for Neuropharmacology  

Division for Behavioral Pharmacology Symposium: Sigma Receptors in Health and Disease

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm

Chair: Habibeh Khoshbouei—Univ. of Florida

Sigma1 in Cancer Cell Protein Homeostasis
Kim J. Felix—Drexel Univ. Coll. Of Med.

Sigma-1R-Dependent Modulation of Neuronal Excitability: A Novel Mechanism Involved in Addictive Processes
Said Kourrich—Univ. of Texas Southwest. Med. Ctr.

Sigma Receptor Involvement in Stimulant Abuse
Jonathan Katz—NIDA-IRP

A Role for Sigma Receptors in Excessive Alcohol Drinking
Valentina Sabino—Boston Univ. Sch. Of Med.

Sigma-1R Regulation of Dopamine Transporter
Habibeh Khoshbouei—Univ. of Florida

Division for Behavioral Pharmacology Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Open to all division members
Meeting Agenda 

Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology (CVP)

Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Sunday, March 29, 2015
12:30 pm–2:30 pm

Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Trainee Showcase

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
2:30 pm–4:30 pm

Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Open to all division members
Meeting Agenda

Division for Cardiovascular Pharmacology Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm

Division for Drug Discovery and Development (DDD)

Division for Drug Discovery and Development Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Sunday, March 29, 2015
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
By Invitation Only 

Division for Drug Discovery and Development Symposium: Drug Development in Academic Centers

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm

Chairs:
Robert J. Leadley, Jr.—Schoolcraft Coll.
Robert W. Caldwell—Georgia Regents Univ.

Anatomy of the 5-HT2C Receptor: Probing for Therapeutic Gain in Addictive Disorders
Kathryn A. Cunningham—Univ. of Texas Med. Branch-Galveston

Development of "Multifunctional" Compounds for the Treatment of Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Alvin V. Terry, Jr.—Georgia Regents Univ.

Developing Novel Therapeutics for Parkinson's Disease
Carrie K. Jones—Vanderbilt Univ. Med. Ctr.

Division for Drug Discovery and Development Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Open to all division members
Meeting Agenda 

Division for Drug Discovery and Development Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Jointly held with the Division for Pharmacology Education and the Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology 

Division for Drug Metabolism (DM)

Division for Drug Metabolism Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Sunday, March 29, 2015
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
By Invitation Only 

Division for Drug Metabolism James Gillette Award and Platform Session

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm

Division for Drug Metabolism Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Meeting Agenda
Open to all division members 

Division for Drug Metabolism Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Jointly held with the Division for Toxicology 

Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology (TCP)

TCP Division Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
By Invitation Only 

TCP Division Meet the Experts Lunch: Benchside-to-Bedside Research 

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
12:30 pm–2:30 pm 
This session is full.
 

TCP Division Young Investigator Awards Platform Session 

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm 

TCP Division Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Open to all division members
Meeting Agenda 

TCP Division Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Jointly held with the Divisions for Drug Discovery & Development and Pharmacology Education  

Division for Molecular Pharmacology (MOL)

Division for Molecular Pharmacology Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
By Invitation Only 

Division for Molecular Pharmacology Postdoctoral Scientist Award Finalists

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm
Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey L. Benovic—Thomas Jefferson Univ.

Division for Molecular Pharmacology Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Open to all division members
Meeting Agenda 

Division for Molecular Pharmacology Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm

Division for Neuropharmacology (NEU)

Division for Neuropharmacology Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
7:30 am–9:30 am
By Invitation Only 

Division for Neuropharmacology Postdoctoral Scientist Award Finalists

Boston Convention Center, Room 2
Monday, March 30, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm
Keynote Speaker: Brigitte Kieffer—Douglas Research Ctr., McGill Univ.

Division for Neuropharmacology Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Open to all division members
Meeting Agenda 

Division for Neuropharmacology Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Jointly held with the Division for Behavioral Pharmacology 

Division for Pharmacology Education (EDU)

Speed Networking for Careers Beyond the Academic Bench

Boston Convention Center
Saturday, March 28, 2015
9:30 am–12:00 pm

Chairs:
Janet E. Clark—Nat’l Inst. of Mental Hlth./NIH 
Paul McGonigle—Drexel Univ. Coll. of Med.

Sponsored by the Divisions for:  

Biomedical Careers in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Janet Clark—NIMH/NIH

Career Paths in the Biotechnology Industry and Startup Companies
Paul McGonigle—Drexel Univ. Coll. of Med.

Pursuing a Career in Intellectual Property, Technology Transfer and Business Development in the Biomedical Sciences
Jane Amara—Boston Children’s Hosp.

Science Policy as a Biomedical Career Path
Meredith Fox—NIMH/NIH

The Scientific Review Officer and Program Officer Career Paths
Aaron Pawlyk—NIDDK/NIH

Directing Virtual Research
Michael Wood—Astrazeneca

Science: A Constant Rewrite
Christopher Thomas—NINDS/NIH

2015 Teaching Institute: Training Students for Teaching Careers

Boston Convention Center
Saturday, March 28, 2015
12:00 pm–2:30 pm

Chairs:
Kelly Karpa—Penn State Univ. Coll. of Med.
Klarissa Hardy—Lipscomb Univ. Coll. Pharmacy

Why Train Our Trainees to Train?
Wayne T. McCormack—Univ. of Florida Coll. of Med.

Giving STEM Doctoral Students a FAST (Future Academic Scholars in Teaching) Start for Academic Careers
Henry (Rique) Campa, III—Michigan State Univ..

Your Future Craft: How Gaining Experience in the Classroom is Essential for Life Outside the Lab
Johnathan Neiswinger—NIA/NIH

Mentoring Future Educators
Cynthia Fuhrmann—Univ. of Massachusetts Med. Sch.

Division for Pharmacology Education Programming: Active Learning—What’s up with the Flipping Classroom

Sponsored by: IAMSE
Boston Convention Center
Sunday, March 29, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm

Chair: John L. Szarek—Commonwealth Med. Coll.

Sponsored by the Divisions for: 

  • Pharmacology Education 
  • Translational and Clinical Pharmacology 
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology 
  • Molecular Pharmacology 
  • Behavioral Pharmacology 
  • Neuropharmacology 

Doing is Better: The Concept of Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom
William B. Jeffries—Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine

The Continuum from a Single Active Learning Technique to the Flipped Classroom: Implementation along the Continuum
John L. Szarek—Commonwealth Med. Coll.

Does it Work: Evaluating Your Flipped Classroom Experiences and Scholarship
Kathryn Huggett—Creighton Univ. School of Medicine

Facilitated Small Group Activities 

Taking it Back Home: Limitations, Myths and Misunderstandings about the Active Learning and the Flipped Classroom
Panel: William B. Jeffries, John L. Szarek, Kathryn Huggett

Division for Pharmacology Education Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
7:30 am–9:30 am
By Invitation Only 

Division for Pharmacology Education Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Monday, March 30, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Meeting Agenda
Open to all division members 

Division for Pharmacology Education Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Jointly held with the Division for Drug Discovery & Development and the Division for Translational and Clinical Pharmacology 

“Can We Talk?” Strategies for Collaborative Pharmacology Education

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
9:30 am–12:00 pm

Chairs:
A. Laurel Gorman—Univ. of Central Florida Coll. of Med
Jayne S. Reuben—Univ. of South Carolina-Greenville Sch. of Med.
John L. Szarek—Commonwealth Med. Coll.

Sponsored by the Divisions for: 

  • Pharmacology Education 
  • Molecular Pharmacology 
  • Cardiovascular Pharmacology  
  • Neuropharmacology 

Simulations as a Tool to Enhance Collaborative Pharmacology Learning in the Context of Professionalism, Interprofessional Communication, and Teamwork
John L. Szarek—Commonwealth Med. Coll.

Using Small Group Case Studies to Teach Pharmacotherapeutics for a Diverse World
Jayne S. Reuben and Peggy Wagner—Univ. of South Carolina-Greenville Sch. of Med.

Many Heads are Better Than One: It's TBL time
A. Laurel Gorman—Univ. of Central Florida Coll. of Med

Division for Toxicology (TOX)

Division for Toxicology Executive Committee Meeting

Westin Boston Waterfront
Monday, March 30, 2015
12:30 pm–2:30 pm
By Invitation Only 

Division for Toxicology Symposium: Pharmacogenetics and Drug Toxicity 

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
3:00 pm–5:30 pm
Chair: Gary O. Rankin—Marshall Univ.

Division for Toxicology Annual Meeting

Boston Convention Center
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
5:30 pm–6:30 pm
Open to all division members
Meeting Agenda 

Division for Toxicology Mixer

Westin Boston Waterfront
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
6:30 pm–8:00 pm
Jointly held with the Division for Drug Metabolism

 

Last Updated: August 24, 2017

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