Published October 4, 2011
Eighteen students from the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology presented posters on their research at a Sept. 23 symposium in the Biomedical Education Building.
The following graduate students won awards:
Winner: Loukia Karacosta (PhD candidate)
Advisor: Arthur Edelman, PhD
Poster: The Role of CaMKK2 in Prostate Cancer Progression
Winner: Alice Crane (MD/PhD candidate)
Advisor: James Olson, PhD
Poster: Effect of CYP2B6*6 and CYP2C19*2 Genotype on Chlorpyrifos Metabolism
Winner: Liwei Wang (MA candidate)
Advisor: Margarita L. Dubocovich, PhD
Poster: Pharmacological Characterization of the Competitive Melatonin Receptor Antagonist Luzindole and Its Metabolites on hMT1 and hMT2 Melatonin Receptors
The following undergraduates won awards:
Winner: Bansi Vedia
Advisor: Fraser Sim, PhD
Poster Title: Regulation of Human Oligodendrocyte Differentiation by Muscarinic M3 Receptor
Winner: Tatiana Shaurova
Advisor: Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD
Poster: Small Molecules Targeting TRPV1 Channel
Travel award winners received funds to attend the annual meeting of the Society of Toxicology or the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (“Experimental Biology 2012”).
All other winners received cash prizes.
Faculty judged the posters.