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Please join us for a research seminar by Will Spencer, PhD

Please join us for a research seminar on March 17 from 4pm-5pm by Will Spencer, PhD for his presentation entitled, “From Building Ciliary Light Sensor to Extracellular Vesicle Release and Retinal Disease.” Dr. Spencer is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Ophthalmology at Duke University. He studies the basic cellular…

Please join us for a research seminar on March 16 at 11am!

Please join us for a research seminar, entitled “What can pathologic alpha-synuclein templating model tell us about Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementias: lessons from successes and failures” on March 16 at 11am. It will be presented by Dr. Laura A. Volpicelli-Daley, PhD., an associate professor in the Department of…

Publication Alert: Papke Lab publishes paper titled “Selective agonists and antagonists of a9 versus a7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors”

Please join us in congratulating the Papke Lab on their publication, entitled “Selective agonists and antagonists of a9 versus a7 nicotinic acetylcholine receptors.” The paper discusses their identification of new a9 agonists and antagonists that may prove invaluable for defining an optimal approach for treating pain, which would allow for…

Please join us for a research seminar on February 9th

Please join us for Michael Tadross’s research seminar titled “DART: A New Way to Study Brain Dynamics, Drugs, and Diseases” on Wednesday, February 9th at 11am. Tadross works in the Department of Biomedical Engineering & Neurobiology at Duke University developing “techniques to rapidly deliver drugs to genetically defined subsets of…

Congratulations Erica Levitt!

Please join me in congratulating Erica Levitt who was awarded a Neuropharmacology Early Career Award from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET).   https://www.aspet.org/aspet/meetings-awards/aspet-awards/aspet-scientific-achievement-awards/aspet-award-winners/2022-award-winners/   Way to Go Erica!!…

Research Paper Published in Clinical Cancer Research Journal

A research paper “DNMT3A harboring leukemia-associated mutations directs sensitivity to DNA damage at replication forks” from our department was published in the scientific journal Clinical Cancer Research. The study, spearheaded by Kartika Venugopal, a PhD student in the Guryanova lab, paves the way to a new personalized…

Please Join Us for a Research Seminar on November 10 at 11am

Please join us on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 at 11:00am for the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics Research Seminar. Gretchen Meyer, Ph.D. will be presenting, “Fat-muscle signaling: the good, the bad, and the beige.” Meyer is an assistant professor of Physical Therapy, Neurology, Biomedical Engineering and Orthopedic Surgery at Washington…