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Chemical Biology and Physiology Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CBP-SURP)
The second annual Chemical Biology and Physiology Summer Undergraduate Research Program (CBP-SURP) was a success! Undergraduate students from various universities participated in an 8-week summer program designed to provide undergraduates research opportunities at the interface of chemistry, biology and physiology in the health sciences.
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Wesley Kao, Alyssa Bonillas, Madeline Otto, Emma Lederer, Jordan Hiblar, Joanne Tran
Now recruiting postdoctoral researchers
OHSU is now recruiting for interdisciplinary biomedical postdoctoral researchers through the Dean's Research Scholar Program (DRSP). The Department of Physiology and Pharmacology is a participating department in the DRSP and welcomes applicants interested in interdisciplinary research involving chemical biology and/or pharmacology. The application deadline is November 25, 2018. For details on the program and application requirements click here.
Carsten Schultz is inaugural recipient of Helen Jo Whitsell Dean's Leadership Professorship
Carsten Schultz, Ph.D., professor and chair of physiology and pharmacology, School of Medicine, was appointed April 16 as the inaugural recipient of Helen Jo Whitsell Dean's Leadership Professorship. School of Medicine Dean Sharon Anderson, M.D. and Provost Elena Andresen, Ph.D., presided over an investiture attended by Schultz, Bill and Helen Jo Whitsell and members of the OHSU Foundation.
Dr. Kelly receives 2018 BIP award
Estrogenic-dependent glutamatergic neurotransmission from kisspeptin neurons governs feeding circuits in femalesHypothalamic kisspeptin neurons are essential for sexual development (puberty) and reproduction and may also be involved in other vital functions like feeding. Read more.
Dr. Xiao receives Murdock grant
- 09/17/2018 Xiangshu Xiao receives $120K to develop new therapy for drug-resistant ovarian cancer
- 09/07/2018 Martin Kelly, Ph.D., receives 2018 Biomedical Innovation Program Drug Discovery award
- 08/28/2018 Acute hyperalgesia and delayed dry eye after corneal abrasion injury
- 08/28/2018 Estrogenic-dependent glutamatergic neurotransmission from kisspeptin neurons governs feeding circuit
- 08/24/2018 Dr. Xiangshu Xiao Receives Funding to Develop a New Therapy for Drug-resistant Ovarian Cancer
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