Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh
2018 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, 2017 and applications will be reviewed that are completed
prior to March 1, 2018

The program will begin May 21, 2018 and end July 27, 2018.

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

University Holiday

Thursday, November 23, 2017
Friday, November 24, 2017


All University offices will be closed

PCB Administrative Offices will close at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, November 22, 2017



Journal Club
Monday, November 27, 2017
8:30 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Transmembrane helix hydrophobicity is an energetic barrier during the retrotranslocation of integral membrane ERAD substrates"
Lloyd Harvey

Chan Lab
Seminar Series
Thursday, November 30, 2017
12:00 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Endoplasmic Reticulum Associated Degradation (ERAD) and Protein Conformational Diseases: Lessons from Model Organisms and Therapeutic Strategies"


Jeffrey L. Brodsky, PhD

Avinoff Professor of Biological Sciences
Director, Center for Protein Conformational Diseases
Department of Biological Sciences
University of Pittsburgh
Journal Club
Monday, December 4, 2017
8:30 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Biochemical signaling by remote ischemic conditioning of the arm versus thigh: Is one raise of the cuff enough?"
Andrew Lamade

Bayir Lab
Seminar Series
Thursday, December 7, 2017
12:00 noon
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"The mighty mitochondrion: a hub of cardiovascular redox signaling"
Sruti Shiva, PhD

Associate Professor

PhD Dissertation Defense and Final Examination
Monday, December 11, 2017
10:00 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

"Therapeutic Potential of Electrophilic Nitro-oleic Acid for The Treatment of Triple Negative Breast Cancer"

Chen-Shan Julia Woodock
Freeman Lab



Seminar Series
Thursday, December 14, 2017
12:00 noon
1395 Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Assessing energy balance and rates of metabolic flux in vivo in transgenic mice. Lessons learned at the NIH Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Consortium

Michael Jurczak, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Center for Metabolism and Mitochondrial Medicine (C3M)
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    10/09/2017 E1305B Olympus Inverted Microscope will be unavailable for a few hours beginning at 9AM on Friday, October 13th, for annual cleaning and maintenance.
    09/08/2017 E1305B will be unavailable from 12:30PM to 4PM on Tuesday, September 12, for scheduled preventative maintenance.
    08/04/2017 A new light source has been installed on the Leica microscope in E1305B.
    05/09/2017 E1305B Victor 3 has been returned to service.
    05/03/2017 Leica scope in E1305B is having intermittent problems with fluorescence and the polarizer in the condenser. Service call has been placed.
Equipment Update Archive

Congratulations to Nolan Priedigkeit

Congratulations to Nolan Priedigkeit winner of Drs. S. Sutton Hamilton Award

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11/27/2017 - 8:30 AM
Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club

Lloyd Harvey
Location:1395 Conference Room Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

In The Next Seven Days

11/30/2017 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
1395 Conference Room
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

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