Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh
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2016 Summer Undergraduate Research Program

Apply to the program

Admissions decisions will be made on a rolling basis and competitive
applicants are encouraged to apply early.  The application site opens
November 1, 2015 and applications will be reviewed that are completed
prior to March 1, 2016

The program will begin May 23, 2016 and end July 29, 2016.


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

Journal Club
Monday, February 8, 2016
8:30 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

  
"Silencing NKD2 by promoter region hypermethylation promotes gastric cancer invasion and metastasis by up-regulating SOX18 in human gastric cancer"

 
Zachary Yochum

Burns Lab
Seminar Series
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
3:30 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

 
 
"Using Epigenetic Changes for Early Detection and Selection of Therapy"

 

James Herman, MD

 Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh

Co-Leader, UPCI Lung Cancer Program

PhD Dissertation Defense and Final Examination
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
9:00 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower


"Targeting estrogen receptor as a strategy for personalized medicine in ovarian cancer" 
 

Courtney Andersen
Oesterreich Lab

 

 

Seminar Series
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
3:30 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

 
 
"Cytoglobin and Lipids – a functional interaction?"

 

Jesus Tejero, PhD

 Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh
Vascular Medicine Institute
Congratulations!

Ben Van Houten, NIH R01 ES019566,
12/28/15-11/30/20, $1,943,915


Lin Zhang, NIH R01 CA203028,
12/09/15-11/30/20, $1,726,595
Journal Club
Monday, February 22, 2016
8:30 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
 
  
"Specific recruitment of regulatory T cells in ovarian carcinoma fosters immune privilege and predicts reduced survival"

 
Gregory Buchan

Freeman Lab
Seminar Series
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
3:30 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

 
 
"Controlling controlled release to make medicine that imitates life"

 

Steven Little, PhD

 Associate Professor and Chair 
Department of of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

PhD Dissertation Defense and Final Examination
Monday, March 14, 2016
12:00 noon
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower


"Huntington's Disease Studies at the Interface of Chemistry, Physics, and Biology"
 

Kenneth Drombosky
Wetzel Lab

 

 

    01/28/2016

    The Paradigm in E1305B will be down for preventative maintenance on 2/2/16.


    10/14/2015 E1305B Equipment PM schedule:
    • Kodak Imagestation - 10/16/15
    • Victor II - 10/21/15
    • Victor II - 10/22/15

    09/17/2015 E1386 Warm Room will be cleaned 9/18/15. All items should be removed by end of day 9/17/15. Shakers will be moved out of the warm room for the duration of the cleaning.

    07/23/2015 W1386 Cold Room cleaning rescheduled for 8/4/15. All movable items should be removed by end-of-day Monday, 8/3/15.
    07/13/2015 E1305B Paradigm will be unavailable the morning of 7/16/15 for preventative maintenance.
Equipment Update Archive

2/8/2016 - 8:30 AM
Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club

Zachary Yochum
Location:1395 Conference Room Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

In The Next Seven Days

2/9/2016 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
1395 Conference Room
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower





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