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4th Annual Ewha-UCI Joint Symposium

July 17, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 6:30 pm

4th Annual Ewha-UCI Joint Symposium

Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Calit2 Auditorium

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Registration, poster session & lunch

1:00 PM – 5:45 PM

5:45 PM – 6:30 PM

Lunch will be provided.
This event is free and open to the public.
RSVP is required.



Please join us for our 4th annual UCI-Ewha Joint Symposium for a day of education, research, and innovation with represented speakers from the UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Ewha Women’s University College of Pharmacy. This international collaboration allows us to share research findings and new ideas, and increase cross-cultural knowledge and experience. This event is open and free to UCI students and faculty as well as the public. Lunch will be provided. RSVP required.



1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
2017-2018 Ewha-UCI Seed Funding Research Collaboration: Enhanced and Programmable RNAi by Self-assembled Dicer-substrate RNA Nanostructures
Hyukjin Lee, Ewha Womans University
Young Jik Kwon, UCI

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM
Targeting cancer in context using engineered stem cells
Weian Zhao, UCI

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM
Development of cancer therapeutics targeting mitochondrial TRAP1
Soosung Kang, Ewha Womans University

2:45 PM – 3:15 PM
Towards efficient prediction of ligand binding and binding modes to guide structure-based design
David Mobley, UCI

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Oxidative Stress and Chronic Kidney Disease:
Recent Insights into Established Therapeutic Targets
Hunjoo Ha, Ewha Womans University

4:00 PM – 4;30 PM
Traditional Chinese medicines, chronic pain and opiate abuse
Olivier Civelli, UCI

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Oxidation and inactivation of the tumor suppressor PTEN exacerbates alcohol-induced liver injury in mice
Hyun Ae Woo, Ewha Womans University

5:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Challenges and Opportunities: Changes in South Korea’s Pharmacy Practice and Education. An outsider’s view
Larry Plon, UCI

Poster Session Competition

Interested in presenting a poster session during our event? Let us know when you RSVP. Guests will vote on the best poster presentation. There will be a 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prize. Good luck!



July 17, 2018
11:00 am - 6:30 pm
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