Courtney Andersen studies the role of estrogen receptor-alpha in ovarian cancer.
Chris Barnes investigates the structural details by which transcription factor activity regulates RNA Polymerase II during the universal process of eukaryotic gene expression.
Soma Jobaggy studies nitrated fatty acid pharmacology and the antioxidant response in hypertensive end-organ damage.
Allison Nagle studies growth factor receptor signaling in breast cancer.
Nyla Naim
Predoctoral Fellow
Email
nyn1@pitt.edu

Lab

Altschuler Lab

W1316 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower


Education

BS, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, SUNY - University at Albany, 2012



Funding Source
Wistar Morris Cotswold Foundation Fellowship


Awards Received
NIH T32 GM008424


Faculty Mentor
Daniel Altschuler, PhD  
W1316 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 
Photo of Nyla Naim



Publications/Abstracts
Peters S., Naim N., Nelson D., Mosier A.P., Cady N., Larsen M. Biocompatible tissue scaffold compliance promotes salivary gland morphogenesis and differentiation. Tissue Eng. 2014 Jun;20(11-12):1632-42 doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2013.0515.  PMID: 24410370 PMCID: PMC4029047

STUDENT NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS
11/27/2017 8:30 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
Lloyd Harvey


11/30/2017 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Jeffrey L. Brodsky, Ph.D.


12/4/2017 8:30 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
Andrew Lamade


Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Event Calendar

Program Achievements

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in National Research Council Rankings

Molecular Pharmacology Graduate Program Ranked #2 in Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index


Outcomes:  Time to disseration, last five graduating clasess:  4.5 years, Completion Rate: 84.8%

Ranked #12 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty consecutive years




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