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.
Ravi Patel
Graduate Student Researcher
Email
rkp21@pitt.edu

Education
BS, Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, 2014


Awards Received

First Year Dean’s Fellowship 06/2014-07-2015



Faculty Mentor
Thomas E. Smithgall, PhD
523 Bridgeside Point II
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Publications/Abstracts
Weir MC, Shu ST, Hellwig S, Patel R, Chen L, Tan L, Liu Y, Gray NS, Smithgall TE. 2018, Selective inhibition of the myeloid Src-family kinase Fgr potently suppresses AML cell growth in vitro and in vivo.  ACS Chem Biol. 2018 Jun 15;13(6):1551-1559  PMID: 29763550
 
STUDENT NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS
9/20/2018 10:45 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
Alex White


9/20/2018 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
Greg Delgoffe, Ph.D.


9/27/2018 10:45 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
Nicholas Todd


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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