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Centennial Seminar Series - Namandjé N. Bumpus, PhD
Hosted by: Dr. Lise Eliot and Nahae Kim, CMS Class of 2023
Dr. Namandjé N. Bumpus
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences
Professor and Director
How racism and sexism squash talent and slow progress in STEM
February 10, 2021
12:00 p.m. Central Time
Dr. Namandje N. Bumpus is the E.K. Marshall and Thomas H. Maren Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences. Her research focuses on mechanistically defining the role of drug metabolism in antiviral drug outcomes. She is particularly interested in how genetics impacts drug metabolism.
Dr. Bumpus received her Ph.D. in pharmacology at the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. She then completed a fellowship at the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California.
Dr. Bumpus currently serves on the council of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). She previously served as chair of the NIH Xenobiotic and Nutrient Disposition and Action study section and an associate editor of Drug Metabolism and Disposition. She is the past secretary/treasurer for the Division for Drug Metabolism of ASPET, and a member of the awards committees for ASPET and the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics.
She has been honored with scientific awards, including the Drug Metabolism Early Career Achievement Award from ASPET, the Leon I. Goldberg Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers awarded by President Obama.