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Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology

We’re glad you are interested in our work!

Pharmacology explores the mechanisms that drugs use to cause therapeutic effects. The basic principle of pharmacology is that therapeutic agents are effective because they mimic or block molecules that regulate natural processes like blood pressure, organ development, and pain perception.


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Upcoming Seminars

Check out our latest upcoming seminar:

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Upcoming Seminars

Check out our latest upcoming seminar:

McKerrow

Cancer & Cardioivascular Research Building

The Cancer & Cardiovascular Research Building (CCRB), a new facility that houses cancer research in pharmacology.

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CCRB

Nils Hasselmo Hall

Nils Hasselmo Hall, a major research building for the department.

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NHH

Department Seminars

October 3

Dr. Yue Chen
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics
University of Minnesota

Title: "Discovery and Characterization of Novel Lysine Acylation Pathways"

2-530 MoosT
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Host: Cheuk Leung

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October 10

Dr. Jim McKerrow
Dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at UC San Diego

Title: "Meeting the challenge of developing drugs for neglected tropical diseases"

2-530 MoosT
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Host: Dr. Jonathan Marchant

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November 7 - (Tentative)

Dr. Philip Liu
UCLA

2-530 MoosT
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Host: Dr. Li-Na Wei

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November 14

Dr. Erin Dickerson
Veterinary Clinical Sciences

2-530 MoosT
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Host: Dr. Cheuk Leung

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December 5

Julia Davydova
Department of Surgery
Graduate Faculty Candidate

2-470 PWB
12:00pm - 1:00 pm
Host: Colin Campbell

Events

September 12

Department of Pharmacology Annual Retreat

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State of the Department Summary & Retreat Album

Department News

Welcome our new graduate students!

Ph.D. Students

  • Erika Reith
  • Artur Serebrenik
  • Li Zhang
  • Xinwen Zhang

Master Students

  • Lisa Kim
  • Stanislas Ogokeh
  • Anuya Potnis
  • Ruodi Ren
  • Dhwani Rupani
  • Leisheng Sun
  • Annapoorna Venkatachalam
  • Dake Wang

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A recent publication by
Dr. Fang Li was highlighted on the University of Minnesota's Health Sciences News Room!

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For more news - News Archive

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