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Alexa Switzer

Research Seminar: 11/8/2023 at 11:00am

The Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Seminar Series is pleased to have Dr. Paul Whiteaker on Wednesday, November 8, 2023 at 11:00am speak on “The how and where of prototoxin modulation of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor function.” Please join us in person at the Academic Research Building (ARB) R5-265…

Publication Alert: Papke Lab

Congratulations to the Papke Lab for their recent publication titled, “The Many Enigmas of Nicotine.” This publication discusses the diverse effects of nicotine on the various nicotinic acetylcholine receptors of the central and peripheral nervous system and how those effects may promote…

Publication Alert: Papke Lab

Congratulations to the Papke Lab for their recent publication titled: “Pharmacological profiles and anti-inflammatory activity of pCN-diEPP and mCNdiEPP, new alpha9alpha10 nicotinic receptor ligands.” Inflammation-induced pain can be alleviated by targeting specific receptors in immune cells that control the production and release of pro- and anti-inflammatory…

2022 Summer Department Defenses

This summer semester, our department was extremely proud to hose three defenses: Yang Feng Jordan Bateman Aishwarya Kulkarni We are so proud of all our graduating students! Check out more about their defenses below. Final defense Yang Feng…

2022 Spring Department Defenses

This spring semester, our department was extremely proud to host one defense: Christian Kreiger We are so proud of all our graduating students! Check out more about their defenses below. Thesis defense Christian Kreiger…

2021 Fall Department Defenses

This fall semester, our department was extremely proud to host one defense: Sandy Saunders We are so proud of all our graduating students! Check out more about their defenses below final defense Sandy Saunders…

2021 Summer Department Defenses

This summer semester, our department was extremely proud to host one defense: Chao Xie We are so proud of all our graduating students! Check out more about their defense below. Final Defense Chao Xie…

2017 Fall Department Defenses

Veronica Hughes’s Dissertation Defense On November 8, 2017, Veronica Hughes presented her dissertation defense, “Phosphorylation of c-Met: An Underutilized Predictor of Sensitivity to c-Met Inhibition in Preclinical and Clinical Cancer Trials.” With the help of her mentor, Dietmar Siemann, PhD, she was able to successfully showcase all of her hard…