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Pharmacology & Toxicology

Toxicology Seminar (PHR 196T, #63090 ) SPRING 2014

Speaker Schedule

Thurs., Sept. 4

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Francesca Cole, PhD, Asst. Professor, Molecular Carcinogenesis, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center-SPRD

“Meiotic recombination mechanisms and hotspot evolutionary dynamics revealed by mouse tetrad analysis”

Host: John Richburg, PhD

Thurs., Sept. 18

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Andrea Gore, PhD, Professor, Pharmacology/Toxicology, The University of Texas at Austin

“Setting up and managing a Lab”

Introducer: John Richburg, PhD

Thurs., Oct. 2

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Michelle Block, PhD, Assoc. Professor, Anatomy and Cell Biology, The Stark Neuroscience Research Institute, Indiana University School of Medicine

“Microglia as central nervous system sentinels and the detection of air pollution”

Hosts: Margaret Bell, PhD and Andrea Gore, PhD

Thurs., Oct. 16

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Aaron Bowman, PhD, Asst. Professor, Neurology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

“A manganese-handling deficit in Huntington’s disease unravels ATM-p53 signaling”

Host: Som Mukhopadhyay, PhD

Thurs., Oct. 30

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Guliang (Graham) Wang, PhD, Research Asst. Professor, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin

“Mechanisms of DNA structure-induced genetic instability”

Introducer: Karen Vasquez, PhD

Thurs., Nov. 13

11:a.m., PHR 4.114

Rajani Maiya, PhD, Research Engineering/Scientist Associate V, College of Pharmacy, The University of Texas at Austin

“Investigating the role of LMO4 in cue-reward learning”

Introducer: Bob Messing, PhD

Thurs., Dec. 4

11:a.m., PHR 4.114


J. Amiel Rosenkranz, PhD, Assoc. Professor, Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

“Distinct effects of stress on the adolescent amygdala: An approach for novel adolescent antidepressants”

Host: Micky Marinelli, PhD


Last Reviewed: August 27, 2014

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

Parkinson Gene Link May Aid Battle Against Disease

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.

> Read more about Dr. Mukhopadhyay's research.

Erickson Authors New Book

"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.

> Read more about Dr. Erickson's new book.

Gore receives SEBM award

Andrea Gore is named to the SEBM Distinguished Scientist Award.

> Read more about Dr. Gore's new award.

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