Research Day

12th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day

April 26, 2016, 10:25 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


2016 Research Day Schedule
2016 Student Participants
2016 Research Day Abstracts Booklet

The 12th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day will be hosted by the College of Pharmacy during the university’s research week. This event is free and open to the public. It highlights the research accomplishments of Pharm.D. students, honor students, graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and residents.


2016 Speakers

Karen Vasquez

Distinguished Faculty Lecture – Karen Vasquez, Ph.D.
“DNA structure in health and disease: When good DNA goes bad”

Dr. Vasquez is head of the Division of Pharmacology & Toxicology in the college. She is internationally recognized for her research on genome instability, DNA damage, and mechanisms of repair. Read more about Dr. Vasquez…

Anthony Hickey

Keynote Scientific Lecture – Anthony Hickey, Ph.D.
“Back to the Future–Inhaled Tuberculosis Therapy”

Dr. Hickey is professor emeritus in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics at the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and an adjunct professor of biomedical engineering at the UNC School of Medicine.  He has edited five texts on pharmaceutical inhalation aerosols and is the founder of two pharmaceutical companies – Cirrus Pharmaceuticals Inc. (1997) and Oriel Therapeutics Inc. (2001). Read more about Dr. Hickey…


2016 Abstract Award Winners

Undergraduate Program: Timothy Pham (Supervisor: Dr. Andrea Gore)

Professional Program: Sarah Rumbellow (Supervisor: Dr. Kelly Reveles)

Graduate Program: Young Cheun (Supervisor: Dr. Seongmin Lee)

Pharm.D. Postdoctoral/Resident Program: Nina Vadiei (Supervisor: Dr. Mitchell Daley)

Ph.D. Postdoctoral Program: Imee Marie del Mundo (Supervisor: Dr. Karen Vasquez)


Location + Map

Research Day is held at the Student Activity Center (2201 Speedway). All presentations will be held in the Legislative Assembly Room (2.302), and poster sessions will be held in the Ballroom (2.410).

Directions & Parking

Student Activity Center Floor Plans

For additional information, contact the Office of the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, PHR 4.220, (512) 471-4501.