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.
Zheqi Li
Predoctoral Fellow


Oesterreich Lab

Magee-Womens Research Institute, B608

BS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (China)

Funding Source
John S. Lazo Cancer Pharmacology Fellowship

Faculty Mentor
Steffi Oesterreich, PhD
B411 Magee-Women's Research Institute
Photo of Zheqi Li


I am interested in breast cancer pharmacology, detecting the mechanisms behind estrogen receptor somatic mutations and exploring novel ER-targeted cancer therapies.

2/26/2018 8:30 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
Stephanie Mutchler

3/1/2018 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Carolyn Cummins, Ph.D.

3/14/2018 1:00 PM Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Alison Nagle

Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Event Calendar

Program Achievements

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

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 two consecutive years

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