Next Meeting

Next Meeting:  April 17, 2015
Registration Deadline: April 10, 2015
Guest Speaker: Thomas P. Burris, Ph.D. (Professor & Chair, Saint Louis University)
Dr. Tom Burris is the William Beaumont Professor and the Chair of Pharmacological and Physiological Science at St. Louis University School of Medicine.

The Burris laboratory has focused in recent years on using chemical biology approaches to characterizing the physiological roles of orphan nuclear receptors.  They hope to discover novel drugs targeting these nuclear receptors for treatment of diseases including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and Alzheimer's disease.   Dr. Burris has been elected as a Fellow of the AHA and to AAAS “for outstanding research contributions to the field of nuclear receptor action and pharmacology, particularly in the area of chemical biology of orphan nuclear receptors.

Title of Presentation:
Welcome/Breakfast (10:00 am)
Platt #3 Conference Room
Future Meetings: April, 2016