PHARMACOLOGY NEWS AND EVENTS

News and Events


Upcoming Events

 

  • Pharmacology Seminar Series - Fall 2014 - Sept-Dec 2014

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

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



  • News and Events In The Last Three Months

     

  • Congratulations Professor and Chairman of Pharmacology Alan Frazer, Ph.D., on being voted President-Elect of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)!!! (06/2014)

  • Dr. Girotti and Dr. Donegan appear in Brain and Behavior Research Foundation/NARSAD newsletter story on potential novel treatment targets for the cognitive symptoms of mental illness (06/2014)

  • Congratulations Jason O'Connor, Ph.D., on receiving a Norman Hackerman Advanced Research Program (NHARP) grant!!! (06/2014)

  • Three Department of Pharmacology Graduate Students earn awards at annual Mikiten Graduate Student Research Forum!!! (06/2014)

  • In The News - Team finds on-off switch to burning stored fat (06/2014)

  • Congratulations Francis Lam, Pharm. D., on receiving a 2014 Dental Faculty Assembly Teaching Excellence Award!!! (05/2014)

  • Congratulations to former Neuroscience student Teresa Evans on receiving the 2014 Women's Faculty Association Student Leadership Award!!! (05/2014)

  • Congratulations to Pharmacology Graduate Student Fernando Moura on receiving the 4th Annual Dolores Shockley Best Abstract Award at the ASPET Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2014!!! (05/2014)

  • 12th Annual Center for Biomedical Neuroscience (CBN) Retreat (05/2014)

  • Center for Biomedical Neuroscience (CBN) Brain Bowl 2014 (04/2014)

  • Congratulations Teresa Evans, Ph.D.!!! (04/2014)

  • Congratulations Aparna Shah, Ph.D.!!! (04/2014)


  • News and Events In The Last Year

     

  • Congratulations Stephanie Perez, Ph.D.!!! (03/2014)

  • 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)

  • 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)
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