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2017-11-08 - Riese attends Education Advisory Board presentations

David attended Education Advisory Board presentations on growing the extramurally-funded research enterprise at Auburn.  Presentations and other supporting materials include:


David hosted HSOP PharmD Seminar Series (PSS) presentations by Jenna Bloemer and Natalie Hohmann regarding research and the PharmD-PhD program on November 3. 


2017-10-26 - Riese, Cullum, and Lucas attend AACR-NCI-EORTC meeting

David, Richard, and Lauren attended an International Conference on Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics, jointly sponsored by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), and the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC).  Richard and Lauren presented a poster on their research findings.  This poster can be found here.


2017-10-16 - Riese attends seminar on NIH R15 grants

"8 Ways to Successfully Navigate NIH Peer Review and Get an R15 Grant"
PowerPoint slides are here
Video recording (via YouTube) is here


2017-10-06 - OADRGP Issues Report

The Office of the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs (OADRGP) issued a report to the Harrison School of Pharmacy Dean's Advisory Council on its research and graduate education missions.  This report can be found here.

2017-10-01 - Ghosh joins Riese laboratory

Postdoctoral fellow Taraswi Ghosh joins the Riese laboratory, where she will investigate the role of gain-of-function ErbB4 mutants in metastatic melanoma. She earned a PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Minnesota.  Welcome and good luck, Taraswi!


2017-09-13 - Riese is guest lecturer in GRAD 8100

David appeared as a guest lecturer in GRAD 8100, speaking on "Publishing in Peer-Reviewed Journals".  PowerPoint slides are available here.


2017-09-06 - Riese attending FDP meeting

David is representing Auburn University at the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) meeting.  The FDP is a partnership of academic institutions and Federal agencies sponsored by the National Academies to develop initiatives designed to reduce the administrative burden on investigators pursuing Federally-supported R&D.


2017-08-25 - Cullum and Lucas present poster at AURIC meeting

Riese laboratory graduate students Richard Cullum and Lauren Lucas presented a poster, entitled "Characterization of putative ErbB4 antagonists: targeted melanoma drug discovery", at the annual meeting of the Auburn University Research Initiative in Cancer (AURIC).  Great job Lauren and Richard!  Their poster can be found here.


2017-08-06 - Riese chairs DoD BCRP peer review panel

David served as the chair of a US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC - DoD) Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) peer review panel. The panel was charged with reviewing applications for DoD BCRP research grants.  Intense work for the dedicated scientists and incredible breast cancer survivors who served on this panel!


2017-07-13 - Ruling issued by PTAB in patent dispute

The US Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) has issued a ruling on a matter in which David was deposed as an expert witness.  The PTAB has struck down a patient issued to the University of Pennsylvania, thereby striking a blow against the Federal lawsuit filed by the University of Pennsylvania against Eli Lilly in which Penn accused Lilly of patent infringement.  A commentary on the ruling can be found here.


2017-06-30 - Paper published by the Journal of Veterinary Science

The paper, "Estrogen Receptor-, Progesterone Receptor and c-erbB/HER-Family Receptor mRNA Detection and Phenotype Analysis in Spontaneous Canine Models of Breast Cancer", by Farruk M. Lutful Kabir, Patricia DeInnocentes, Payal Agarwal, Christopher P. Mill, David J. Riese II and Richard Curtis Bird, has been published by the Journal of Veterinary Science. Congratulations!


2017-05-10 - Riese attending FDP meeting

David is representing Auburn University at the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) meeting.  The FDP is a partnership of academic institutions and Federal agencies sponsored by the National Academies to develop initiatives designed to reduce the administrative burden on investigators pursuing Federally-supported R&D.


2017-05-02 - Riese makes presentation at USA

David made a presentation, entitled " University of South Alabama Graduate School: Vision and Goals", at the University of South Alabama Graduate School.  PowerPoint slides can be found here.


2017-05-01 - Lucas joins Riese lab

Lauren Lucas, a first-year MS student in the Pharmaceutical Sciences graduate program (Pharmacology Option), has joined the Riese laboratory to pursue her MS thesis research.  Welcome and good luck, Lauren!


2017-04-13 - Cullum presents poster at AU event

Chemical Engineering graduate student Richard Cullum presented a poster on his work in the Riese lab at the Auburn University "This is Research" Student Symposium.  This poster, entitled "Screening methodologies for the discovery of small-molecule melanoma therapeutics", can be found here.


2017-04-01 - Riese and Cullum Attend AACR Meeting

David and Richard attended the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, in Washington, DC.  Richard presented a poster describing his work in the Riese laboratory, entitled ""Screening methodologies for the discovery of small-molecule melanoma therapeutics targeted at the ErbB4 receptor tyrosine kinase".  This poster is available here.


2017-01-31 - Riese is guest lecturer in GRAD 8100

David appeared as a guest lecturer in GRAD 8100, speaking on "Getting Academic Works Published in Peer-Reviewed Journals".  PowerPoint slides are available here.


2017-01-30 - Riese deposed as an expert witness

David was deposed as an expert witness in conjunction with a matter being heard by the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).  The PTAB is expected to render a decision in July, 2017.


2017-01-08 - Riese attending FDP meeting

David is representing Auburn University at the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) meeting.  The FDP is a partnership of academic institutions and Federal agencies sponsored by the National Academies to develop initiatives designed to reduce the administrative burden on investigators pursuing Federally-supported R&D.