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Charles France, PhD, to talk about EB Volunteer Day and the value ASPET brings to the Experimental Biology Annual Meeting.

April 8, 2019

At the 2019 Experimental Biology Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida, EB TV sits down with the Future President-elect of the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), Charles France, PhD, to talk about EB Volunteer Day and the value ASPET brings to the Experimental Biology Annual Meeting.     WebsEdgeHealth Published on Apr 7, […]




LSOM Research Day Poster Winners

April 5, 2019

  FACULTY CATEGORY 1st place: Flavia Carreno, Ph.D. Poster title: Mechanisms contributing to the  sustained antidepressant-likeresponse of L-655,708 Honorable Mention: Juli Bai, Ph.D. Poster title: cGAS-STING Pathway Suppresses Thermogenesisby Inhibiting PKA Signaling   GRADUATE STUDENT CATEGORY 1st place: Sijia He Poster title: Lrg1: A Novel Adipokine Mediating Obesity-inducedInsulin Resistance




Dr. Susan Mooberry has been selected to be a Fellow of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP)

March 27, 2019

Congratulations to Dr. Susan Mooberry for being selected as a Fellow of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP). Fellows of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP) are chosen because of their continuing, high level contributions in the field of natural products and records of sustained achievement within their sub-disciplines. The status of ASP Fellows differ […]




Congratulation to Michael Eskander for defending his dissertation on February 25, 2019

February 26, 2019

On February 25, 2019, IMBS graduate student Michael Eskander(pictured above) presented his dissertation defense titled: ‘Role of Transient Receptor Potential Vanilloid 1 and Oxidation in a Rodent Model of Nerve Growth Factor-induced Persistent Pain’ to a lecture hall audience, whose members included his defense committee. He then went through a review of her dissertation and […]



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ASPET – Congratulations to newly elected 2019 for President-elect – Dr. Charles P. France

February 22, 2019

ASPET – Charles P. France, PhD Professor of Pharmacology and Psychiatry, Robert A. Welch Distinguished Chair in Chemistry, University of Texas Health Science Center has been elected and President for the ASPET.  The President serves three years on Council. The first year, beginning July 1 following the election, as President-Elect; the second year as President; […]




Congratulations to Cora Petersen for winning the 2018 Chair's Award for Excellence for Research

January 18, 2019

Cora Petersen was the recipient of the 2018 Chair’s Excellence Award in Research for the Department of Pharmacology. Cora was raised in Anchorage, Alaska and received her Bachelor’s of Science from Lubbock Christian University in 2017. Cora joined Dr. Susan Mooberry’s laboratory as a Research Assistant in October of 2017 where she has co-authored two submitted manuscripts on the topic […]




Congratulations to Frank Dominguez III for winning the Chair's Award for Excellence – Administrative for 2018

January 18, 2019

Frank Dominguez III, Grants and Contracts Specialist, was the recipient of the 2018 Chair’s Excellence Award for the Department of Pharmacology. Frank was raised in Friona, Texas, and received his Bachelor’s of Business Administration from Texas Tech University in 2006, with an emphasis in Marketing. He moved to San Antonio in 2012, working for GEICO […]




Congratulation to Nicholas Dybdal‐Hargreaves for defending his dissertation on January 16, 2019

January 17, 2019

  On January 16th, 2019, Neuroscience graduate student Nicholas Dybdal‐Hargreaves(pictured above) presented his dissertation defense titled: ‘Novel Mechanisms of Microtubule Targeting Agents’ to a lecture hall audience, whose members included his defense committee. He then went through a review of her dissertation and a question and answer process with the defense committee, before he was […]





Congratulations Kelsey Smith, Ph.D.!

May 7, 2018

On May 7th, 2018, Neuroscience graduate student Kelsey Smith (pictured left) presented her dissertation defense titled: ‘The medial prefrontal-to-amygdala pathway mediates the enduring anxiolytic effects of adolescent chronic unpredictable stress’ to a lecture hall audience, whose members included her defense committee. She then went through a review of her dissertation and a question and answer […]