New Talks: The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection

The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection is updated on a monthly basis. Included below is a list of new talks that have been added to the collection in the last month. To access Upstate’s subscription to the Henry Stewart Talks database, from the homepage of the library go to Find Articles> Databases> and search Henry Stewart Talks If you aren’t able to connect, be sure to follow the aforementioned step to access the library’s subscription to the database.


New Series: Small Molecule Drug Discovery
Series Editor: Dr. Michelle R. Arkin – University of California, San Francisco, USA

1.      Where did drugs come from?
Dr. David Swinney – Institute for Rare and Neglected Diseases Drug Discovery, USA


2.      Enzymology in drug discovery: part 1 of 2
Prof. Robert Copeland – Epizyme, USA


3.      Enzymology in drug discovery: part 2 of 2
Prof. Robert Copeland – Epizyme, USA


4.      Current trends in antiviral drug development
Prof. Dr. Erik De Clercq – Rega Institute for Medical Research, K.U.Leuven, Belgium


5.      Is there a role for academia in drug discovery
Dr. Adrian J. Ivinson – Harvard Neurodiscovery Center, USA
(This talk already forms part of the Drug Discovery & Development in the Neurosciences series)

6.      Fragment-based lead discovery
Dr. Daniel A. Erlanson – Carmot Therapeutics, Inc., USA


7.      Hit to lead
Dr. Michael Rafferty – University of Kansas, USA


8.      Prodrugs and drug delivery
Prof. Jarkko Rautio – University of Eastern Finland, Finland


9.      Deep ocean microorganisms yield mechanistically-novel anticancer agents
Prof. William Fenical – University of California San Diego, USA


10.  Biomarkers in drug development: potential use and challenges
Dr. Abdel-Bassett Halim – Daiichi-Sankyo, Inc

New /Updated talks added to existing series:


Series: Calcium Signaling I

Calcium and transcription-coupling
Dr. Karen Lounsbury – University of Vermont, USA

Cellular calcium (Ca2+) buffers
Prof. Dr. Beat Schwaller – Anatomy, Dept. of Medicine, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Series:Advances in Asthma

Dendritic cells in asthma
Prof. Bart Lambrecht – University of Gent, Belgium

Series: Protein Homeostasis

Protein homeostasis during ageing
Prof. Nektarios Tavernarakis – University of Crete, Greece

Series:Good Laboratory Practice

GLP: planning, recording, and archiving
Mr. Phil Withers – EUREQA SARL, France

Series: Glycobiology

Function of carbohydrate recognition by C-type lectins on Dendritic cells in “host defence”

Dr. Yvette Van Kooyk – Amsterdam University, The Netherlands


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