Welcome to the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
New milestones for Pharmacology and Toxicology Department
Long-running training grant that propelled department to 310 graduates is renewed. . . read
Congratulations to Katie Schwienteck on receiving an Individual National Research Service Award
Katie Schwienteck, a second-year graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Banks, was recently (3/22/2017) awarded a competitive Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The title of her award is “Immunopharmacotherapy for Heroin Addiction.”
Congratulations to our Annual Award Winners
The annual award celebration was held at Willow Oaks Country Club on Saturday, July 30th at 7:30 pm. The Anthony Ambrose Award for the best third year student was presented to Lesley Schurman; the Lauren A. Woods award for research excellence among doctoral students was awarded to Travis Grim (first place) and Catherine Bell (second place); the Postdoctoral Scholar award was presented to Dr. Jason Paris; the Extraordinary Staff award was presented to Brenda Caine and Laura Johnson and the Professor of the Year was presented to Dr. Kate Nicholson from the PharmTox Student Organization.
Dr. PinLan Li was presented with the Research Achievement Award for the highest combined number of papers published and the highest average impact factor for 2016. Congratulations to everyone!!
CRF or Dynorphin: who’s to blame for nicotine and alcohol addiction?
Olivier George, Ph.D.
The Scripps Research Institute
Department of Neuroscience
LaJolla, CA 92037
Host: Dr. Imad Damaj