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Research Seminar: Paul Jenkins, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, March 20, 2019, Paul Jenkins, Ph.D., of the University of Michigan will be giving a research seminar titled, “Understanding Synaptic Dysfunction in an Ankyrin-G Loss-of-Function Model: Implications for […]

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Dissertation Defense: Rachna Manek

Rachna Manek, a graduate student in the laboratory of Edgar Rodriguez, PhD, is presenting her dissertation defense titled, “Molecular Mechanisms in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 1.” This will be taking place on […]

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Research Seminar: Shawn Xu

On Thursday, March 27, Shawn Xu, PhD, of the University of Michigan will be giving a research seminar titled, “How to Sense Winter Coming: Molecular and Neural Mechanisms of Cold […]

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Research Seminar: Thomas Hnasko

On Thursday, April 17, Thomas Hnasko, PhD, of UC San Diego will be giving a research seminar titled, “Dopamine/Glutamate Co-Release: Roles in Positive Reinforcement and Cell Death.” This will take […]

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Joe Flores-Toro’s Abstract Accepted to Young Investigators Symposium

Joe Flores-Toro, one of our very own graduate students, had his abstract accepted for the ASPET Division for Cancer Pharmacology Young Investigators Symposium. His abstract was also one of ten from […]

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Joe Flores-Toro Wins Best Poster Award

Joe Flores-Toro, a graduate student in the Harrison lab, was the recipient of a Best Poster award at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuro-oncology. The title of […]


Betty Wang Wins a UFHCC Predoctoral Award and an International Student Achievement Award

One of our department’s graduate students, Betty Wang, won two very prestigious and competitive awards: a UFHCC Pre-doctoral Award and an International Student Achievement Award. The UFHCC Predoctoral Awards are awarded […]

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Dr. Papke Releases a New Publication in Molecular Pharmacology

One of our professors, Dr. Roger Papke, has just released a new publication titled, “Macroscopic and Microscopic Activation of a7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors by the Structurally Unrelated Allosteric Agonist-Positive Allosteric […]


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Postdoctoral Position Available

A postdoctoral position is available in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at the University of Florida's College of Medicine to study mechanisms underlying pathogenesis of congenital anosmias and therapeutic approaches to treat olfactory disorders.

Applicants with experience in chemosensory systems, protein biochemistry, fluorescence microscopy, or electrophysiology are encouraged to apply.

For more details on the position, or to submit an application, click here.

UF first in Florida to crack U.S. News list of top 10 best public universities

The University of Florida has become the first Florida school to break into the list of top 10 best public universities, coming in at No. 9, according to the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings released in September.

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The University of Florida is also No. 1 in PhDs awarded in Science & Engineering according to the 2015 Survey of Earned Doctorates.

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