Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology at the University of Pittsburgh

Dario Vitturi, NIH K01 HL133331,
08/01/16-07/31/21, $803,780

Bruce A. Freeman, NIH R01 HL132550,
08/05/16-06/30/20, $2,896,106

Adam Straub, NIH R01HL133864-01,
09/01/16-07/31/20, $2,417,236

Shireen Attaran, HHMI Gilliam Fellowship,
9/1/16-8/31/18, $92,000

BGSA Symposium, Wednesday, October 26, 2016
7:45am – 4:30 pm, University Club – Ballroom A&B

Stay for a day of graduate presentations with key talks at:
8:20am - Introduction

11:00am:  Daisuke Nakada Memorial Lecture
Arpita Maiti PhD - Director of External R&D in Immunology – Pfizer

2:00pm: Career panel – “Choosing a Post-doc”

3:15pm: Steven L. Philips Scientific Achievement Award Lecture - Nicole Scharping

3:40pm: Distinguished mentor award 2016: Patrick J. Pagano, PhD, FAHA - “Holism and the Wonder of Science”

4:10pm: Closing and Awards Happy Hour to Follow

Journal Club
Monday, October 31, 2016
8:30 am
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower
 "Chemotherapeutic potential of diazeniumdiolate-based
aspirin prodrugs in breast cancer"

Ravi Patel
Smithgall Lab
Seminar Series
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
3:30 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Exploring The Chemical Biology of Nitric oxide in Cancer.  
Insights into Novel Mechanism of Prognosis and Treatment"


David Wink, PhD

Deputy Director for Translational Science
Cancer Inflammation Program
National Cancer Institute, NIH
Seminar Series
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
3:30 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Redox Biology of Head and Neck Cancer"


Cristina Furdui, PhD

 Associate Professor, Molecular Medicine
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Wake Forest School of Medicine
Seminar Series
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
3:30 pm
1395 Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower 

"Recipes for good and bad telomeres:
proteomics and functional analysis of telomeric factors"


Eros Lazzerini Denchi, PhD

Associate Professor
Department of Molecular and Experimental Medicine
The Scripps Research Institute
    10/24/2016 E1305B Victor II and Victor 3 will be unavailable during part of the day on Tuesday, November 1st beginning at 9AM for preventative maintenance. One instrument will be worked on at a time, beginning with the Victor 3.
    10/17/2016 E1305B Olympus IX71 fluorescent bulb is burnt out. Replacement ordered.
    10/17/2016 E1305B Lyophilizer having vacuum issue. Service call placed.
    09/27/2016 The ultracentrifuge in W1185 is down for repair due to a vacuum problem. Parts have been ordered. The technician estimates the repair will be complete by the end of the week.
    08/31/2016 W1386 RC-5C centrifuge down - temperature sensor error.
Equipment Update Archive

HHMI Gilliam Fellowship - Attaran

Graduate Student Shireen Attaran Receives HHMI Gilliam Fellowship

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10/27/2016 - 9:00 AM
DNA Repair Journal Club
Location:2nd Floor Conference Room Hillman Cancer Center

In The Next Seven Days

10/31/2016 8:30 AM Molecular Pharmacology Journal Club
1395 Conference Room
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

11/1/2016 3:30 PM Pharmacology & Chemical Biology Seminar Series
1395 Conference Room
Thomas E. Starzl Biomedical Science Tower

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