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.
Atinuke Dosunmu-Ogunbi
Graduate Student Researcher


 B.S., Molecular Biology , University of Pittsburgh

Faculty Mentor

Enrico Novelli, MD, MS
E1257 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

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Kulkarni, S., Dolezal, J. M., Wang, H., Jackson, L., Lu, J., Frodey, B. P., Dosunmu-Ogunbi A, Li Y., Fromherz M., Kang A., Santana-Santos L., Benos P., Prochownik, E. V. (2017). Ribosomopathy-like properties of murine and human cancers. PLoS ONE12(8)PMCID: PMC5562309

Mohan, S., Das, D., Bauer, R. J., Heroux, A., Zalewski, J. K., Heber, S., Dosunmu-Ogunbi A.M., Trakselis M., Hildebrand J., VanDemark, A. P. (2013). Structure of a Highly Conserved Domain of Rock1 Required for Shroom-Mediated Regulation of Cell Morphology. PLoS ONE8(12)PMCID: PMC3857177


3/22/2018 12:00 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
David Harrison, M.D.

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.

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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