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Pharmacology & Toxicology

Research and Graduate Training Faculty


Richburg, John H., Ph.D.
Division Head, Professor of Pharm./Tox.
Gustavus & Louise Pfeiffer
Professorship in Toxicology
BME 3.510A

Alumni from Richburg's Lab

Graduate Students

Masters degrees
Kathleen Wurm, M.S.*, 11/1999, Toxicology
Yang Ye, M.S.*, 08/2005, Toxicology

Ph.D. degrees
John Giammona, Ph.D.*, 12/2002, Toxicology
Yamini Chandrasekaran Ph.D.*, 07/2005, Toxicology
Chad McKee, Ph.D.*, 09/2007, Cell & Molecular Biology
Pei-li Yao, Ph.D.*, 12/2008, Cell & Molecular Biology

Undergraduate Students

Greg Russell, Pharmacy Honors Program 1998-1999.

Ashkya Patel, Pharmacy Honors Program, Fall 1998.

Steven Pavlas, Independent Research, Biochemisty program, Fall 1998-Spring 1999.

Cathy Lau, Pharmacy Program, Summer-Fall 2000.

Bianca Gonzales, Pharmacy Program, Summer 2001-Spring 2002.
Current Position, Research Data Coordinator at UT MD Anderson.

Adrian Nanez, Independent research, B.S. in Microbiology, August 1997-May 2002. Current Position: Graduate Student in Biochemisty and Molecular Biology,
University of Louisville. Mentor, Ken Ramos.

Azuka Onwudiegwu, Pharmacy Program, Fall 2002.

Mohammed Junaid Akbani, Independent research, Microbiology Program, Fall 2000-Spring 2003. Current position: Medical School at St. George's University School of Medicine (Grenada)

Marissa Meyers, Independent research, Biochemistry Program, August 2002-August 2003. Current position: Research Associate, GHC Technologies, San Diego, CA.

Ruth Starwalt, Research technician.

Tiffany Robison.

Keith Rodriguez.

Linda Do, Spring-Summer 2008, Fall 2008, Spring 09

NIEHS-sponsored Summer Minority Undergraduate Research Program (T35 program):

•Claribel Luciano, Summer 2000 (from Biology B.S. program of Inter American University PR). Current position: (2002-present) Graduate student in Microbiology program University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus. Mentor Dr. Loyda Melendez.

•Bianca Gonzales Summer 2001.

•Azuka Onwudiegwu Summer 2002.

•Patrice Miller Summer 2002.

•Baru-Ta Foma Summer 2003.

•Cynthia Roland Summer 2003.

•Christopher Piña Summer 2004.

•Joshua Hubbard Summer 2005.

•Keith Rodriguez Fall 2005

More information about Dr. Richburg
> CV (PDF)
> Publications
> Lab Group
> Return to Richburg's Home Page

Last Reviewed: October 18, 2010

Division Information

Mailing Address:
Pharmacology & Toxicology
College of Pharmacy
The University of Texas
at Austin
107 W. Dean Keeton
Stop C0875
Austin, TX, USA

Email Address: pharmtox

Phone: 512-471-5158

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