All Training Faculty
The faculty listed below are preceptors on the Pharmacological Sciences Training Grant (PSTG) and are approved mentors for Pharmacology degree students.
The Ubiquitin System and Human Cancer
Neurobiology of the autonomic nervous system and the homeostatic control of breathing
Mechanisms of neuromodulation in central neurons
Circuit mechanisms of sleep and epilepsy
Molecular mechanisms linking innate immune and insulin signaling to control cell growth and metabolism
Ion channels and Ca2+-signaling in inflammation, immunity and tissue homeostasis
Cytoskeletal architecture, dynamics and roles in cellular physiology and disease; High-resolution live cell and tissue imaging
Innate immunity, chronic disease, host-parasite interactions, Toxoplasma gondii, proteomics
Brain metabolism, cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease
Acute Myeloid Leukemia: molecular and cellular biology events which mediate aberrant epigenetic and transcriptional mechanisms during disease establishment and progression
Exploring new therapeutics avenues to treat Multiple Sclerosis.
Molecular mechanisms controlling insulin signaling and fat synthesis.
Immune response to infectious disease in the CNS
Translating our discoveries in the microcirculation to tangible benefits in patients.
Role of lipid oxidation products in inflammation and vascular immunology in atherosclerosis and diabetes
Composition, Biophysics and Physiology of Cellular Membranes
Chemical biology of sphingosine 1-phosphate
Behavioral Pharmacology, Sex Differences, Animal Models of Addiction
Identifying tumor selective drug targets, Understanding the genetic drivers of tumor immune evasion
Exploring epilepsy circuits then preventing seizures using gene therapies. Developing drug-inducible genetic switches for insulin replacement gene therapies.
Chromosome segregation and aneuploidy in meiosis and mitosis
Roles of complex signaling networks involved in the regulation of cardiovascular function and disease
Proteoform Systems Biology: proteogenomic approaches to uncover the role of proteomic variation in human disease
Identify the calcium signaling abnormalities that lead to vascular dysfunction and blood pressure elevation in cardiovascular disorders
Endosomal function and dysfunction in neurons. Development of the nervous system: cytoskeleton and membrane traffic in axon and dendrite growth.
Identification of genes and pathways that cause or modify cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure.