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.
Guillermo A. Calero, MD
Assistant Professor, Structural Biology
Department of Structural Biology 1040 Biomedical Science Tower 3 3501 Fifth Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Phone: 412-383-5319

Fax: 412-648-9008

Research Areas
Signal Transduction
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Biophysicial Methods
        X-ray crystallography, dynamic light scattering
Gene Regulation and Signalling
        Structural and biochemical studies of the transcriptional machinery (RNA PolII and the general transcription factors)
Structure and Dynamics of Membrane Proteins
        Structural and biochemical studies of membrane signaling pathways


3/29/2018 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Yuanyuan Chen, Ph.D.

4/3/2018 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Special Seminar
Craig J. Burd, Ph.D.

4/6/2018 10:00 AM Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Vera Procaccia

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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