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.
Amantha Thathiah, PhD
Assistant Professor of Neurobiology
6063 BST3 3501 Fifth Ave, STE 6061
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


B.Sc. BiologyBaylor University 1998
Ph.D. Cell BiologyUniversity of Texas Health Science Center 2004
Postdoctoral Fellow NeuroscienceKU Leuven/VIB Center for the Biology of Disease 2009

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Program Achievements

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

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

Ranked #9 in National of Institute of Health funding of departments of Pharmacology

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for twenty four consecutive years

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