PHARMACOLOGY GRADUATE STUDENTS
 

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Congratulations Allison Doyle Brackley!


Neuroscience graduate student Allison Doyle Brackley earns 1st Place Poster Presentation at the 14th Annual Center for Biomedical Neuroscience (CBN) Retreat!


The title of Allison's poster is: 'GRK2 Constitutively Downregulates Delta Opioid Receptor Activity in the Periphery'


Allison is a member of the Jeske Research Group, in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.


Allison is pictured here presenting her poster to the judges.



 

 

Fernando Moura


Congratulations Fernando de Moura!


Pharmacology graduate student Fernando de Moura earns 2nd place in the Best Abstract Competition, Behavioral Pharmacology division, at the annual American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) meeting!


His abstract is titled :'Differential Antagonism and Nicotine-Induced Tolerance/Cross-Tolerance Among nAChR Agonists in Mice'.


Fernando is a member of the McMahon Research Group, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology.



 

 

Fernando Moura


Congratulations Fernando de Moura!


Pharmacology graduate student Fernando de Moura was selected for an American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET) Underrepresented Graduate Student Travel Award!


This award is presented to outstanding individuals to enable them to present their research at one of the largest biological scientific meetings in the world. The Experimental Biology meeting is a gathering of more than 14,000 scientists from over 65 countries representing the fields of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pathology, nutrition, pharmacology and immunology. The award will help defray the costs of travel, housing and registration to attend the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2016, in San Diego, CA.


Fernando is a member of the McMahon Research Group, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology.


 

 

Allison Doyle


Congratulations Allison Doyle!


Neuroscience graduate student Allison Doyle was awarded an American Pain Society Young Investigator Travel Award!


The award funds are meant to help defray some of the costs associated with attending the 35th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society, May 11-14, 2016 in Austin, Texas. Her abstract is titled: GRK2 Constitutively Downregulates Delta Opioid Receptor Activity in the Periphery.


Allison conducts her research in the lab of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associate Profesor Nathan Jeske, Ph.D.


 

 

Allison Doyle


Congratulations Allison Doyle!


Neuroscience graduate student Allison Doyle receives The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) 2016 Graduate/Postdoctoral Travel Award!


The award funds are meant to help defray some of the costs associated with attending the ASBMB 2016 Annual Meeting to present research and participate in the award and professional development program. The meeting is held in conjunction with Experimental Biology, EB2016, April 2-6, 2016, which will be in San Diego, California this year. Her abstract is titled: GRK2 Constitutively Downregulates Delta Opioid Receptor Activity in the Periphery.


Allison conducts her research in the lab of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associate Profesor Nathan Jeske, Ph.D.


 

 

Suleman Hussain

Congratulations Suleman Hussain!


Pharmacology graduate student Suleman Hussain has been selected for the ASPET Mentoring Network Program for 2016-2017.


Applicants accepted into the program will receive a travel award to defray airfare and housing, complimentary registration to EB2016, and meals during the program. Applicants are encouraged to present an abstract at EB2016 as well.


Suleman is a member of the Kumar Research Group, in the Department of Urology.




 

 

Elizabeth Fucich

Congratulations Mikaela Sifuentes!


Neuroscience graduate student Mikaela Sifuentes receives an American Heart Association Southwest Affiliate Summer 2015 Predoctoral Fellowship.


Her AHA SWA project is titled: 'Thyroid hormone neuroprotection from ischemic stroke by direct stimulation of astrocytes mitochondria'. The award begins January 1st, 2016 and ends December 31st, 2017.


Mikaela is a member of the Lechleiter Research Group, in the Department of Cellular and Structural Biology.





 

 

Elizabeth Fucich

Congratulations Elizabeth Fucich!


Neuroscience graduate student Elizabeth Fucich has been selected to receive a 2015 Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience. This award provides her with partial financial support for attendance at the 2015 annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Chicago, IL in October. It also gives her an opportunity to present her research at a special Trainee Professional Development Awards Poster Session, and to attend two Professional Development Workshops held during the SfN meeting. Well done, Elizabeth!


Elizabeth conducts her research in the lab of Pharmacology Professor David Morilak, Ph.D..



 

 

David Aguilar

Congratulations David Aguilar!


Neuroscience graduate student David Aguilar has received the 2015 William Thomas Booth Memorial Travel Award!


The purpose of the award is to support the research travel of Pharmacology graduate students, so they can present their research data at the largest neuroscience meeting of the year...the Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting. This year, the meeting will be held in Chicago, IL., where attendance is expected to exceed 30,000 world-wide participants, from over 80 countries.


David's abstract is titled: 'Adolescent Cannabinoid Exposure Increases the Susceptibility for a Schizphrenia-like Phenotype in a Novel Rodent Model'. David conducts his research in the lab of Pharmacology Associate Professor Daniel Lodge, Ph.D..

 

 


Congratulations Morgan Cocke and Miryam Pando!



Neuroscience graduate students Morgan Cocke (left), with the McMahon Research Group and Miryam Pando (right), with the Berg Research Group have been awarded the UTHSCSA Neuroscience T32 Training Grant.



 
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