Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh
2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Apply to the program

Admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis and competitive
applicants are encouraged to apply early.  The application site opens
November 1, 2015 and applications will be reviewed that are completed
prior to March 1, 2016

The program will begin May 23, 2016 and end July 29, 2016.

Program partially funded by a grant from
The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET)


 Mark Weir, recipient of the  AACR Scholar-in-Training Award to attend the AACR-NCI-EORTC Molecular Targets and Cancer Therapeutics Conference



Tiffany A. Katz, PhD, 2015 40 Under 40 Honoree,
presented by Pittsburgh Magazine recognizing those
who have not yet reached midlife but have accomplished singular
 things that bode well for the future, both theirs and the region. 
The winners were chosen on the scope and basis of professional and
personal accomplishments as well as their commitment
to and overall impact on the region.

University Holiday


Thursday, November 26, 2015
Friday, November 27, 2015


All University offices will be closed


PCB Administrative Office will close at 3pm on Wednesday, November 25, 2015


Journal Club

Monday, November 30, 2015

8:30 am

1395 BSTWR

"Increased Levels of COX-2 and Prostaglandin E2 Contribute to Elevated Aromatase Expression in Inflamed Breast Tissue of Obese Women"
Cancer Discovery April 2012 2; 356 

Ravi Patel
Smithgall Lab


Seminar Series

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

3:30 pm

1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 



"Estrogen Signaling in Lung Cancer: An Opportunity for Novel Therapy"


Laura A. Stabile, PhD

Research Associate Professor




Journal Club
Monday, December 7, 2015
8:30 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"ADAM17 silencing by adenovirus encoding miRNA-embedded siRNA revealed essential signal transduction by angiotensin II in vascular smooth muscle cells"


Stephanie Mutchler

Kleyman Lab
Seminar Series
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
3:30 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Targeting signaling mechanism for prevention of hypertensive
cardiovascular remodeling and end-organ damage"


Satoru Eguchi, MD, PhD, FAHA

Professor, Dept. of Physiology & Cardiovascular Research Center
Temple University School of Medicine
    10/14/2015 E1305B Equipment PM schedule:
    • Kodak Imagestation - 10/16/15
    • Victor II - 10/21/15
    • Victor II - 10/22/15

    09/17/2015 E1386 Warm Room will be cleaned 9/18/15. All items should be removed by end of day 9/17/15. Shakers will be moved out of the warm room for the duration of the cleaning.

    07/23/2015 W1386 Cold Room cleaning rescheduled for 8/4/15. All movable items should be removed by end-of-day Monday, 8/3/15.
    07/13/2015 E1305B Paradigm will be unavailable the morning of 7/16/15 for preventative maintenance.

    07/06/2015 W1386 Cold Room will be microcleaned on 7/23/15. All movable items should be removed by end-of-day Wednesday, 7/22/15.
Equipment Update Archive

NIH Predoctoral Fellowship – Jobbagy

Graduate Student Soma Jobbagy Receives NIH Predoctoral Fellowship

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11/30/2015 - 8:30 AM
Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club

Ravi Patel
Location:1395 Conference Room Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

In The Next Seven Days

12/1/2015 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
1395 Conference Room
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

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