Seminars & Events

Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics Seminar Series

The Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics hosts a speaker each Monday of the academic year at 12:00 Noon in Smilow Center for Translational Research Classroom 10-146 (unless otherwise noted). This series features prominent scientists from throughout the country and world in addition to established investigators selected from Penn's outstanding faculty, who present their latest research on a broad range of pharmacology related topics. We encourage all interested faculty, students, and staff to attend. For more information, please contact Samantha Halter by phone at 215-898-7819 or via email at

Spring 2019 Seminar Series

2019 ITMAT Symposium

Monday and Tuesday, October 14-15, 2019
Smilow Center for Translational Research
Symposium Registration and Information
For symposium inquiries, please contact: Molly Reagan

Special Lectureships

The Special Lectureships (Dolan B. Pritchett, Christian J. Lambertsen, and Carl F. Schmidt) were established to honor distinguished and illustrious faculty of the Department of Systems Pharmacology and Translational Therapeutics. Each spring, three renowned scientists are invited to the School of Medicine to speak on topics of wide-ranging interest. The seminars are designed to further faculty/student interactions and to promote Pharmacology within the School of Medicine.


The Dolan Boyd Pritchett Honorary Lecture

TBD |  TBD |  TBD  |  View Description and Previous Lecturers

Speaker TBD — check back in the new academic year!

The Christian J. Lambertsen Honorary Lecture

Thursday | March 21, 2019  | 4:00pm — 5:00pm | Arthur Rubenstein Auditorium, Smilow  View Description and Previous Lecturers

Gene E. Robinson, PhD — "From Me to We: Searching for the Genetic Roots of Sociality" 

The Carl F. Schmidt Honorary Lecture

Thursday  |  September 19, 2019 | 4:00pm — 5:0pm |  View Description and Previous Lecturers

Nick Haining, BM, BCh — "Functional genomic approaches to discover regulators of the immune response to cancer"