Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh
2015 Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Apply to the program

Early deadline is February 1 and the final deadline is March 1. 

The program will begin May, 26 2015 and end July 31, 2015.

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

University Holiday Recess


Wednesday, December 24, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015


All University offices will be closed


PCB Administrative Office will close at 3pm on Tuesday, December 23, 2014
PCB Administrative Office will be closed on Monday, December 22, 2014 beginning at 11:30 am


Journal Club

Monday, January 5, 2015
8:30 am

1395 BSTWR


"Primary cilia regulate mTORC1 activity and cell size through Lkb1"

Christopher Boehlke, Fruzsina Kotsis, Vishal Patel, Simone Braeg, Henriette Voelker, Saskia Bredt, Theresa Beyer, Heike Janusch, Christoph Hamann, Markus Gödel, Klaus Müller, Martin Herbst, Miriam Hornung, Mara Doerken, Michael Köttgen, Roland Nitschke, Peter Igarashi, Gerd Walz and E. Wolfgang Kuehn

Nat Cell Biol. Nov 2010; 12(11): 1115–1122.

Christopher Barnes
Calero  Lab

Seminar Series

Monday, January 6, 2015

3:30 pm

1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 



"Signaling Mechanisms of Tumor Suppressor Folliculin"


Yu Jiang, PhD

Associate Professor





Seminar Series - 113
Tuesday, January 13, 2015

3:30 pm

1395 BSTWR


"Controlling controlled release to make medicine that imitates life"


Steven Little, PhD

Chair, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Associate Professor and CNG Faculty Fellow
Departments of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Bioengineering, Immunology and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
    12/01/2014 E1305B Victor II has been repaired.

    12/01/2014 E1386B Cold Room will be cleaned on Friday, 12/5/2014.

    11/26/2014 The W1312A scintillation counter has been shut down. It will be transferred to the Department of Surgery on 9 BSTWR.

    11/26/2014 The E1305B Victor II is unavailable due to computer issues. Parts have been ordered.

    10/21/2014 The E1305B Victor II and Victor III are scheduled for PM on the morning of 10/14.
Equipment Update Archive

2014 BGSA Symposium Oral Presentation - Matthew Hedberg

Matthew Hedberg oral presentation titled "Whole Exome Sequencing of Patient-Matched Tumor Pairs in Metastatic and Recurrent HNSCC; Benchtop Steps Towards Bedside Translation"

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1/5/2015 - 8:30 AM
Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club

Christopher Barnes
Location:1395 Conference Room Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

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