Department of Pharmacology

Pharmacology is a broad and integrative discipline that focuses on the interaction of living cells with the regulatory molecules in their environment. It is a diverse science that proves basic mechanisms of molecular and cellular function with the knowledge that unraveling these mechanisms will lead to new therapeutic approaches to a variety of diseases. The Department of Pharmacology has a unique role within the basic biomedical sciences: to conduct investigations into the fundamental principles of cell function and translate these findings to clinical applications.

Our faculty offer a variety of exciting research opportunities in Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, including the following Research Interests:

 

Kudos to Anders Nelson: Winner of the 2019 GBS Student Image Competition!

The GBS Symposium was held on this year on March 15, 2019. Each year, GBS prides itself on showcasing the research of graduate students in BIMS, Biology, and Chemistry in a lunchtime poster session. Faculty judges adjudicate the posters and awards are given to the top three presentations. The Pharmacology Department is pleased to announce that one of our Pharmacology trainees, Anders Nelson (in Jeff Saucerman’s Lab) is one of the winners in this year’s GBS Student Image Competition for the poster:
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Teaching as a Graduate Student: Register by Friday, August 09, 2019

Teaching as a Graduate Student is a day-long workshop series for new graduate teaching assistants, hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence. These practical and interactive sessions address teaching across disciplines and are designed to help graduate students teach more efficiently and effectively. This year’s workshop will be held Thursday, August 22, 2019, from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, in Nau and Gibson Halls.
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The Power of Research Collaboration: Kudos Drs. Bayliss, Ravichandrian, Isakson, Leitinger and Desai!

A groundbreaking research collaboration at the University of Virginia School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from the National Institutes of Health.
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Kudos to Anders Nelson: Winner of the 2019 GBS Student Image Competition!

The GBS Symposium was held on this year on March 15, 2019. Each year, GBS prides itself on showcasing the research of graduate students in BIMS, Biology, and Chemistry in a lunchtime…

Teaching as a Graduate Student: Register by Friday, August 09, 2019

Teaching as a Graduate Student is a day-long workshop series for new graduate teaching assistants, hosted by the Center for Teaching Excellence. These practical and interactive sessions address teaching across…

Mid-Atlantic Synthetic Biology Symposium: Friday, June 07, 2019

Drs. Keith Kozminski and Mark Kester have worked hard to create an informative and dynamic program for the Mid-Atlantic Synthetic Biology Symposium that will take place on Friday, June 7…

The Power of Research Collaboration: Kudos Drs. Bayliss, Ravichandrian, Isakson, Leitinger and Desai!

A groundbreaking research collaboration at the University of Virginia School of Medicine that is shedding light on everything from cancer to diabetes to cardiovascular disease has received $12.5 million from…

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