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The research activities of the Cornell Pharmacology Program faculty cover broad areas of modern pharmacological sciences. Faculty carry out research in cancer pharmacology, neuropharmacology, cardiovascular pharmacology, drug metabolism, toxicology, proteomics, molecular pharmacology, receptors and signal transduction, and drug design.







Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Dr. Katja Haedicke
Lecture Room: A950
Host: Dr. Jan Grimm
"Non - Invasive High-Resolution Imaging of Tumor Vessels Using Raster-Scan Optoacoustic Mesoscopy"

Dr. Hsia-Yuan Ying
Lecture Room: A950
Host: Dr. Ari Melnick
"CREBBP Mutations Disrupt Dynamic Enhancer Acetylation in B-Cells, Enabling HDAC3 to Drive Lymphomagenesis"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Dr. Geoffrey S. Pitt
Lecture Room: C200
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Host: Dr. Lonny Levin
"From Atom to Adam: Ion Channelopathies"

Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Dr. Mary E. Choi
Lecture Room: A950
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Host: Dr. Lorraine Gudas
"Autophagy and Necroptosis Pathways in Kidney Fibrosis"

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Dr. Laszlo Nagy
Lecture Room: A950
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Host: Dr. Lorraine Gudas
"Epigenomic Determinants of Cell Type Specification in Embryonic Stem Cells and Macrophages"

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Dr. Kristen Pleil
Lecture Room: A250
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Host: Dr. Lorraine Gudas
"Peptidergic Mechanisms of Addiction and Mood Disorders"

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October 16, 2016:

Dr. Chiosis and her Pharmacology Program faculty collaborators Drs. Lewis and Melnick have an exciting publication just out in Nature on the epichaperome! To read more click here:

September 7, 2016:

Dr. Jaffrey & his colleagues recently published a stellar paper in Nature in which they determined the mechanism for X-chromosome inactivation in females. How the X-chromosome is inactivated is a question that has been under study for many years, a key question in biology! To read their publication click here: PRESS RELEASE and ARTICLE

August 22, 2016:

We welcomed our newest class of PhD students with a boat ride around Manhattan! Here are some of the students in front of Lady Liberty..

August 15, 2016:

Dr. Gudas has a new publication in Molecular Cell! For more click here

August 2, 2016:

Dr. Inturrisi has been selected as an Honorary Fellow of the Weill Cornell Alumni Association because of his dedicated service to the Medical Center.

June 15, 2016:

Congratulations to Dr. Lonny Levin, who won the 2016 Charles Bardes Teaching Prize. This prize is awarded annually to a member of the faculty who has been an outstanding teacher at Weill Cornell Medical College, demonstrated leadership, dedication, and concern for the students.

June 28, 2016:

Dr. Kristen Pleil and Dr. Lorraine Gudas both led symposia and spoke at the RSA (Research Society on Alcoholism) national meeting in New Orleans. Here is a picture of Dr. Pleil giving her talk.

May 17, 2016:

Dr. Diane Felsen is a co-author on a publication in Nature Communications titled, "CLIC4 regulates apical exocytosis and renal tube luminogenesis through retromer-and actin-mediated endocytic trafficking." Read more: click here

May 13, 2016:

Dr. Miklos Toth and his colleagues, including former grad student Emma Mitchell, have just published an exciting study in Nature Communications showing the transmission of non-genetic behavioral traits to new generations! For a more detailed description: click here

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June 2016:

Pictures from Dr. Danica Chiu's wedding. Many Weill Cornell graduate students attended! See more: click here