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.
Journal Club Schedule

Pharmacology Journal Club

is held on selected Mondays during the Fall and Spring Terms in the Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Tower, Conference Room 1395 beginning at 8:30 am.

 

Announcements may also be found on:

 The Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Events Calendar

and on the electronic message board in the main hall on the 13th floor of BSTWR.

 

 

8/5/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Ravi Patel and Stephanie Mutchler

 "TBA"
Ravi Patel

and

"TBA"
Stephanie Mutchler



8/12/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Julia Woodcock and Nolan Priedigkeit

 "TBA"
Julia Woodcock

and

"TBA"
Nolan Priedigkeit



8/19/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Ryan Staudt

 "TBA"
Ryan Staudt

 





Previous Journal Clubs

8/19/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Ryan Staudt

 "TBA"
Ryan Staudt

 



8/12/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Julia Woodcock and Nolan Priedigkeit

 "TBA"
Julia Woodcock

and

"TBA"
Nolan Priedigkeit



8/5/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Ravi Patel and Stephanie Mutchler

 "TBA"
Ravi Patel

and

"TBA"
Stephanie Mutchler



7/22/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Joshua Lorenz Guertin and Gregory Buchan

"Diazepam tolerance is initiated by alterations in synaptic GABA(A) receptor availability"
Joshua Lorenz Guertin

and

"Characterizing the formation of electrophilic fatty acid derivatives during viral infection and detailing their role in pathogenesis"
Gregory Buchan



7/15/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Anastasia Gorelova

  "Proposed role of Axl kinase in endothelial proliferation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension"
Anastasia Gorelova
 



7/8/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Zachary Yochum

 "TWIST1 Suppresses Apoptosis and Mediates Therapeutic Resistance in Oncogene Driven Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer"
Zachary Yochum



6/24/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Rochelle Fletcher

"Molecular Mechanisms of Death Receptor Signaling in NSAID-mediated chemoprevention"
Rochelle Fletcher



6/3/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Soma Jobbagy

"Electrophilic nitro-oleic acid modulates glutathione biosynthesis, recycling, and inflammatory signaling."

Soma Jobbagy



5/20/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Shireen Attaran

 " Establishing the role of Prdx1 in CAF motility and ECM remodeling"
Shireen Attaran
 



5/13/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Vera Procaccia

 "EBP50/NHERF1 regulation of mitochondrial function in the cardiovascular system"

Vera Procaccia
 



5/6/2016- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Alison Nagle

 "TBA"
Alison Nagle

 



4/25/2016- 8:30 AM : Shireen Attaran
"Development of protein biomarkers in cerebrospinal fluid for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis using selected reaction monitoring mass spectrometry (SRM-MS)"

4/18/2016- 8:30 AM : Ryan Staudt
"Acid Gradient across Plasma Membrane Can Drive Phosphate Bond Synthesis in Cancer Cells: Acidic Tumor Milieu as a Potential Energy Source"

4/4/2016- 8:30 AM : Rochelle Fletcher
"p62/SQSTM1 synergizes with autophagy for tumor growth in vivo"

3/14/2016- 8:30 AM : Teague Cole
"Systems-level regulation of microRNA networks by miR-130/301 promotes pulmonary hypertension"

2/29/2016- 8:30 AM : Joshua Lorenz Guertin
"UNC-16 (JIP3) Acts Through Synapse-Assembly Proteins to Inhibit the Active Transport of Cell Soma Organelles to Caenorhabditis elegans Motor Neuron Axons"

2/22/2016- 8:30 AM : Gregory Buchan
"Specific recruitment of regulatory T cells in ovarian carcinoma fosters immune privilege and predicts reduced survival"

2/8/2016- 8:30 AM : Zachary Yochum
"Silencing NKD2 by promoter region hypermethylation promotes gastric cancer invasion and metastasis by up-regulating SOX18 in human gastric cancer"

2/1/2016- 8:30 AM : Soma Jobbagy
"The Brain In Vivo Expresses the 2′,3′-cAMP-Adenosine Pathway"

1/25/2016- 8:30 AM : Vera Procaccia
"Prdx1 inhibits tumorigenesis via regulating PTEN/AKT activity"
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STUDENT NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS
8/5/2016 9:00 AM Graduate Student Summer Seminar
Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Ravi Patel and Stephanie Mutchler


8/12/2016 9:00 AM Graduate Student Summer Seminar
Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Julia Woodcock and Nolan Priedigkeit


8/16/2016 11:00 AM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Special Seminar
Christine Winterbourn, Ph.D. and Mark Hampton, Ph.D.


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 degree, last five graduating clasess:  4.64 years, Completion Rate: 92.6%

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

Ranked in the top 15 in funding for seventeen consecutive years




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