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.
David Osei-Hwedieh studies how hemoglobin mutations such as sickle cell trait affect red blood cell storage integrity and post transfusion survival.
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.

 

 

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"

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

2/29/2016- 8:30 AM : Joshua Lorenz Guertin
"TBA"

3/14/2016- 8:30 AM : Teague Cole
"TBA"

4/4/2016- 8:30 AM : Rochelle Fletcher
"TBA"

4/18/2016- 8:30 AM : Ryan Staudt
"TBA"

4/25/2016- 8:30 AM : Shireen Attaran
"TBA"



Previous Journal Clubs

4/25/2016- 8:30 AM : Shireen Attaran
"TBA"

4/18/2016- 8:30 AM : Ryan Staudt
"TBA"

4/4/2016- 8:30 AM : Rochelle Fletcher
"TBA"

3/14/2016- 8:30 AM : Teague Cole
"TBA"

2/29/2016- 8:30 AM : Joshua Lorenz Guertin
"TBA"

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"

1/11/2016- 8:30 AM : Anastasia Gorelova
"Aquaporin 1, Nox1, and Ask1 mediate oxidant-induced smooth muscle cell hypertrophy"

12/7/2015- 8:30 AM : Stephanie Mutchler
"ADAM17 silencing by adenovirus encoding miRNA-embedded siRNA revealed essential signal  transduction by angiotensin II in vascular smooth muscle cells"

11/30/2015- 8:30 AM : Ravi Patel
"Increased Levels of COX-2 and Prostaglandin E2 Contribute to Elevated Aromatase Expression in Inflamed Breast Tissue of Obese Women"

11/16/2015- 8:30 AM : Nyla Naim
"Adhesion G protein-coupled receptors are activated by exposure of a cryptic tethered agonist"

11/9/2015- 8:30 AM : Emily Harrington
"Oncogenic KRAS Confers Chemoresistance by Upregulating NRF2"

10/26/2015- 8:30 AM : Nolan Priedigkeit
"Whole–genome characterization of chemoresistant ovarian cancer"

9/28/2015- 8:30 AM : Gregory Buchan
CANCELED


"Specific recruitment of regulatory T cells in ovarian carcinoma fosters immune privilege and predicts reduced survival"


9/21/2015- 8:30 AM : Alison Nagle
"Broad Anti-tumor Activity of a Small Molecule that Selectively Targets the Warburg Effect and Lipogenesis"

8/7/2015- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Andrea Braganza

 "UBE3B is a mitochondria-associated E3 ligase that responds to oxidative stress "
Andrea Braganza




7/24/2015- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Mark Weir and Shireen Attaran

"Multi-targeted Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Potently Suppress FLT3-ITD+ AML cell growth"
Mark Weir

and

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



7/17/2015- 9:00 AM : Graduate Student Summer Seminar presented by Alison Nagle and Kyle Knickelbein

"Investigating the functional role of ErbB2 as a mechanosensor in breast cancer"
Alison Nagle

and

"The Role of the Bcl-2 Family Proteins in the Response to Anti-EGFR Antibody Therapy in Colorectal Cancer"
Kyle Knickelbein


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STUDENT NEWS


UPCOMING EVENTS
2/8/2016 8:30 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
Zachary Yochum


2/9/2016 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
James Herman, M.D.


2/16/2016 9:00 AM Doctoral Dissertation Defense
Courtney Andersen


Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Event Calendar




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