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)

Congratulations to:

Shivendra Singh, NIH R01 CA142604,
01/16/15-11/30/19, $1,732,500

Shivendra Singh, NIH R01 CA101753,
12/30/14-11/30/19, $1,732,500


Journal Club

Monday, March 2, 2015

8:30 am

1395 BSTWR


"15-Oxoeicosatetraenoic acid is a 15-hydroxyprostaglandin dehydrogenase-derived electrophilic mediator of inflammatory signaling pathways"

 Chem Biol Interact. 2014 Nov 4

Stephanie Mutchler
  Straub Lab

Seminar Series

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

3:30 pm

1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 



"Formation and Signaling of Endogenous Electrophilic Fatty Acids"


Stacy Gelhaus Wendell, PhD

Research Assistant Professor




University Holiday


Friday, March 13, 2015


All University offices will be closed


PCB Administrative Office will close at 3pm on Thursday, March 12, 2015


Journal Club

Monday, March 16, 2015

8:30 am

1395 BSTWR

"Polycystin-1 maturation requires polycystin-2 in a dose-dependent manner"

Vladimir G. Gainullin, Katharina Hopp, Christopher J. Ward, Cynthia J. Hommerding and Peter C. Harris
J Clin Invest. 2015;125(2):607–620. doi:10.1172/JCI76972. 

Soma Jobbagy
Freeman Lab


Seminar Series

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

3:30 pm 

1395 BSTWR


"Processing and interactions between polycystic kidney disease proteins determines localization"


Peter Harris, PhD

Professor of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic
    02/03/2015 E1385 Scintillation Counter will be taken offline on 2/10/15 around 12PM to be moved to W1312A BSTWR.

    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.
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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3/2/2015 - 8:30 AM
Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club

Stephanie Mutchler
Location:1395 Conference Room Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

In The Next Seven Days

3/3/2015 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
1395 Conference Room
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

3/5/2015 9:00 AM DNA Repair Journal Club
2nd Floor Conference Room
Hillman Cancer Center Research Pavilion

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