|Seminar in Alcohol Studies
This graduate course (PHR 189Q) is a seminar offered under the auspices of the Alcohol Training Grant. It meets biweekly in the fall and spring semesters usually on Friday afternoons. The format varies from formal seminars given by invited experts in an area of alcohol research to informal discussions of recent articles from the alcohol research literature to presentations of current research being performed in the labs of faculty affiliated with the Alcohol Training Grant. Topics include but are not limited to molecular and cellular mechanisms of action of ethanol on brain and other organ systems, behavioral analysis of ethanol actions, clinical studies, and psychosocial aspecs of ethanol drinking behavior in humans.
All faculty, post-docs, and students who are interested in the multifaceted problems associated with alcohol use and abuse are invited to attend. Suggestions for speakers and topics are always welcome.
For further information contact Dr. Rick Morrisett (512-471-1911) or Anita Mote (512-471-2061).
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Pharmacology & Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
107 W. Dean Keeton
Austin, TX, USA
Email Address: pharmtox
Dr. Som Mukhopad-
hyay led the research team that focused on the gene SLC30A10 and its role as a "door opener" in helping to remove elevated levels of manganese from cells. The study was published in the Oct. 15, 2014 issue of The Journal of Neuroscience.
"Drugs, the Brain and Behavior" is co-authored by Dr. Carlton Erickson, the college's associate dean for research and graduate studies, and Dr. John Brick, executive director of Intoxikon International.
Andrea Gore is named to the SEBM Distinguished Scientist Award.