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Undergraduate Awarded Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

Estelle in ‘t Zandt, an undergraduate student in Dr. Wesson’s lab, has been awarded the prestigious Goldwater Scholarship. She was one of 396 recipients chosen from a nationwide pool of 1,343 students. in ‘t Zandt is studying microbiology and cell science and psychology. She researches the neural…

Fall 2019 Department Defenses

This fall semester, our department was extremely proud to host three defenses: David Fireman,Dimitri Koutzoumis, Joe Flores-Toro. We are so proud of all our graduating students! Check out more about their defenses below.

UF Ranked No. 6 in Public Universities

This September, the University of Florida moved up to No. 6 in public universities, according to the U.S. News & World Report in their 2021 Best Colleges rankings. The university improved on its No. 6 spot on the list last year. It is tied with the University of…

2019 Department Retreat

On Friday, August 23, the UF Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics held its fourth annual department retreat in the Roland T. Stern Learning Center at the UF Austin Cary Forest Campus.

Research Seminar: Anilkumar Pillai, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, March 9,  Anilkumar Pillai, Ph.D., of Augusta University’s Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, will be presenting a seminar titled, “Chronic Stress, Complement System and Neurobehavior.” It will take place at 11 a.m. in the ARB R5-265.

Research Seminar: Shinichi Someya, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, March 11,  Shinichi Someya, Ph.D., of UF’s  Department of Aging and Geriatric Research, will be presenting a seminar titled, “Sex Differences in Inner Ear Aging: Role of Estrogen in GST Detoxification of 4-HNE.” It will take place at 11 a.m. in the ARB R5-265.

Research Seminar: P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, April 15,  P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D., of Vanderbilt University, will be presenting a seminar titled, “Allosteric Modulators of GPCRs as a Novel Approach for Treatment of Schizophrenia.” It will take place at 11 a.m. in the ARB R5-265.

Special Seminar: Mark S. Moehle, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, Feb. 26, Mark S. Moehle, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow of Vanderbilt University, will be presenting a seminar titled, “M4 Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Regulation of the Basal Ganglia.” It will take place at 4 p.m. in the McKnight Brain Institute (MBI) DeWeese Auditorium.

Special Seminar: David Gate, Ph.D.

On  Monday, Feb. 24,  David Gate, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow of  Stanford University, will be presenting a seminar titled, “Clonally Expanded CD8 T Cells Patrol the Cerebrospinal Fluid in Alzheimer’s Disease.” It will take place at 4 p.m. in the McKnight Brain Institute (MBI) DeWeese Auditorium.

Research Seminar: Diana L. Williams, Ph.D.

On Wednesday, Feb. 19,  Diana L. Williams, Ph.D., of FSU’s Department of Psychology, will be presenting a seminar titled, “Neural Integration of Satiety and Food Reward.” It will take place at 11 a.m. in the ARB R5-265.