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Hillary Cansler Receives Postdoctoral Fellowship

Published: Apr 29th, 2019

Dr. Cansler was awarded a prestigious three-year fellowship from the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to study the brain mechanisms that […]

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Betty Wang Wins Silver Medal

Published: Apr 17th, 2019

Congratulations to pharmacology concentration student Betty Wang, who received a silver medal at the 44th Annual Medical Guild of the College of Medicine Graduate Student Competition! It was held April […]

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Dissertation Defense: Rachna Manek

Published: Mar 19th, 2019

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

Published: Jan 11th, 2019

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

Published: Jan 10th, 2019

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

Published: Jan 9th, 2019

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

Published: Oct 23rd, 2018

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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Dr. Martens Releases a New Publication

Published: Oct 22nd, 2018

Dr. Jeffrey Martens, a professor and our department chair, has just released a new publication titled, “Peripheral Gene Therapeutic Rescue of an Olfactory Ciliopathy Restores Sensory Input, Axonal Pathfinding, and […]

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Daniel Kopinke, PhD, Joins the Department

Published: Oct 1st, 2018

We would like to welcome Dr. Daniel Kopinke to the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics! For information on him and his research, please visit his faculty page.

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UF Rises to #8 in Public Universities

Published: Sep 17th, 2018

It was announced last week that the University of Florida rose to #8 in the nation for public universities. We are very proud of our school and its progress! For […]