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Neuroscience & Pharmacology Seminar - J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD

Tuesday, November 30, 2021, 10:30am to 11:30am

  Presented by J. Silvio Gutkind, PhD Distinguished Professor and Chair Department of Pharmacology Associate Director of Basic Science Moores Cancer Center Univeristy of California - San Diego La Jolla, CA

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Guorui (Gary) Deng, PhD and Cancan Lyu, PhD

Thursday, December 9, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

  "Elucidating the roles of hypothalamic ciliary adenylyl cyclase 3 in energy homeostasis" Presented by Guorui (Gary) Deng, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Huxing Cui's lab "Functional characterization of constitutively active Gai/o mutants in breast cancer development" Presented by Cancan Lyu, PhD Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Dr. Songhai Chen's lab

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Faculty Seminar - Catherine Marcinkiewcz, PhD

Thursday, December 16, 2021, 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Presented by Catherine Marcinkiewcz, PhD Assistant Professor Neuroscience and Pharmacology