PHARMACOLOGY NEWS AND EVENTS

News and Events


Upcoming Events

 

  • Pharmacology Seminar Series - Spring 2014 - Jan-May 2014

  • Graduate Student Dissertation Proposals, Defenses and Celebrations Schedule - April-June 2014

  • Center for Biomedical Neuroscience (CBN) Brain Bowl 2014 - April 29, 2014

  • 21st Annual Arthur H. Briggs Lectureship - October 30, 2014



  • News and Events In The Last Three Months

     

  • Congratulations Jennifer Donegan, Ph.D.!!! (03/2014)

  • Pharmacology Instructor/Research Greg Collins, Ph.D. Mentors Second Alamo Regional Academy of Science and Engineering (ARASE) Fair Winner Melson Mesmin! (03/2014)

  • Congratulations to Pharmacology Professors William Clarke, Ph.D., David Morilak, Ph.D. and Thomas Slaga, Ph.D. on receiving William and Ella Owens Medical Research Foundation Grants!!! (03/2014)

  • Congratulations to Pharmacology Graduate Student Huiyoung 'Jimmy' Yun on receiving CPPS travel award to the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting (02/2014)

  • Congratulations Pharmacology Graduate Students Raehannah Jamshidi, Peter LoCoco and Blaine McGuire on receiving American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics(ASPET) Travel Awards!!! (02/2014)

  • Congratulations Neuroscience Graduate Student Julianne Jett on receiving an International Behavioral Neuroscience Society(IBNS) 2014 Travel Award!!! (02/2014)

  • In The News - Neuroscience Graduate Student Jennifer Donegan and Professor David Morilak, Ph.D. study how low levels of pro-inflammatory agent help cognition in rats (02/2014)

  • Congratulations Pharmacology Assistant Professor Dae Joon Kim, Ph.D., for receiving American Association for Cancer Research Award!!! (02/2014)

  • Congratulations Pharmacology Graduate Student Di Zhang on Receiving a Travel Award for the Miami 2014 Winter Symposium - The Molecular Basis of Brain Disorders Conference!!! (01/2014)

  • Congratulations Colin Cunningham, Ph.D.!!! (01/2014)

  • Congratulations Alex Martinez, Ph.D.!!! (01/2014)

  • Pharmacology researcher April Risinger, Ph.D., promoted to Assistant Professor/Research (1/2014)


  • News and Events In The Last Year

     

  • Pharmacology Postdoctoral Fellow Claudio Zanettini, Ph.D., featured in ASPET quarterly publication, 'The Pharmacologist' (12/2013)

  • 2013 Department of Pharmacology Chairman's Award for Excellence (12/2013)

  • Congratulations Professor William Clarke, Ph.D., on being selected for the 2014 Presidential Teaching Excellence Award!!! (12/2013)

  • Congratulations Professor Julie Hensler, Ph.D., on being awarded a CBN grant!!! (11/2013)

  • Congratulations Assistant Professor Jason O'Connor, Ph.D., on being awarded an IIMS/CTSA grant!!! (11/2013)

  • Mission Magazine - Xin-Yun Lu, Ph.D., featured in 'Mentor, Mom, Scientist' story (11/2013)

  • Mission Magazine - Several Faculty Recognized for Representation in National Organizations (11/2013)

  • Mission Magazine - Former student Veronica Hargrove, Ph.D., M.S. featured in forensics story (11/2013)

  • Pharmacology Postdoctoral Fellow Flavia Carreno, Ph.D. participates in HSC Science Expo (11/2013)

  • Neuroscience MD/PhD Graduate Student Jillian Heisler presents abstract at Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual Meeting (11/2013)

  • In The News - Dae Joon Kim, Ph.D., of the UTHSCSA Pharmacology Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC), receives RO1 grant for skin cancer research (11/2013)

  • Neuroscience Graduate Student Stephanie Perez receives the Pharmacology Department Student of the Year Award (10/2013)

  • 20th Annual Pharmacology Graduate Student Symposium (10/2013)

  • 20th Annual Arthur H. Briggs Lectureship (10/2013)

  • Pharmacology Chairman reaches 'Years of Service' milestone (10/2013)

  • Congratulations Neuroscience Graduate Student Jennifer Donegan for Receiving a Society for Neuroscience Meeting 2013 Travel Award!!! (09/2013)

  • Congratulations Assistant Professor Jason O'Connor, Ph.D. for receiving a Morrison Trust Award!!! (09/2013)

  • In The News - Neuroscience Graduate Student Stephanie Perez featured in MySA.com/Express-News story (09/2013)

  • Congratulations Veronica Hargrove, Ph.D.!!! (09/2013)

  • Congratulations Pharmacology Graduate Student Andrew Robles on receiving an IMSD Training Grant!!! (09/2013)

  • Congratulations Professor Xin-Yun Lu, Ph.D.!!! (09/2013)

  • Pharmacology Graduate student Michael Eskander receives Fellowship Award from National Institutes of Health (NIH) (08/2013)

  • Congratulations JingJing Gong, Ph.D.!!! (08/2013)

  • Congratulations Neuroscience MD/PhD Graduate Student Jillian Heisler on receiving the William Thomas Booth Memorial Travel Award!!! (08/2013)

  • Congratulations Jacob Junco, Ph.D.!!! (07/2013)

  • 2013 Pharmacology Summer Ice Cream Social (07/2013)

  • Elaine Por, Ph.D., receives Pharmacology/Neuroscience Award for Academic Excellence and is nominated for the Armand J. Guarino Award for Academic Excellence (07/2013)

  • Congratulations David Medina, Ph.D.!!! (06/2013)

  • Pharmacology START-UP (South Texas Advanced Research Training, Undergraduate Program) and SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship) Ice Cream Social (06/2013)

  • Neuroscience Graduate Student Stephanie Perez selected for graduate student panel at the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Health Disparities Researcher Information and Training Workshop (06/2013)

  • Pharmacology and Neuroscience graduate students receive Translational Science Training (TST) fellowship (06/2013)

  • 11th Annual CBN Retreat 2013 (05/2013)

  • Pharmacology Graduate Student Alex Martinez Receives Best Student Oral Presentation at 5th Annual Mikiten Research Forum (05/2013)

  • Pharmacology MD/PhD Graduate Student Raehannah Jamshidi Receives Outstanding Poster Presentation at 5th Annual Mikiten Research Forum (05/2013)

  • START-UP Pharmacology student Lucero Alvarado to spend summer at University of Michigan (04/2013)

  • Two Pharmacology employees reach 'Years of Service' milestones (04/2013)

  • Neuroscience Graduate Student Stephanie Perez receives the Seton Home 'Jennifer Torres Shining Star Award' (04/2013)

  • Jiangnan Peng, Ph.D., receives SAAF Grant for Discovery of New Agents for the Treatment of Breast Cancer (04/2013)

  • Brain Bowl 2013 (04/2013)

  • Pharmacology Graduate Student Jacob Junco appears on cover of 2014 PhRMA Foundation Awards Brochure (04/2013)
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