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Pharmacology Current Students

Fatin Atrooz

Fatin Atrooz


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: The effect of sleep deprivation at early life stages on depression development at late life stages

Major Advisor: Samina Salim

Patrick Chuong

Patrick Chuong


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: TBD

Major Advisor: TBD

Elizabeth Gray

Elizabeth Gray


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: TBD

Major Advisor: Tahir Hussain

Radhika Joshi

Radhika Joshi


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Determining the optimal signaling profile of β2 adrenergic receptor ligands in asthma

Major Advisor: Richard Bond

Samanthreddy Kedika

Samanthreddy Kedika


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Multisite Binding Ligand Development for Kinases

Major Advisor: Gomika Udugamassooriya

Hosu Kim

Hosu Kim


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Biased signaling of β2 adrenoceptor in asthma and Alzheimer's disease

Major Advisor: Richard Bond

Camila Kochi

Camila Kochi


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Stress susceptibility and vehicle exhaust pollution

Major Advisor: Samina Salim

SeungHeon Lee

SeungHeon Lee


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: TBD

Major Advisor: Tahir Hussain

Yan Li

Yan Li


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: CRISPR/Cas9 mediated inhibition of gravin interaction with either PKA or beta2-adrenergic receptor in a mouse heart failure model

Major Advisor: Bradley McConnell

Qinglan Ling

Qinglan Ling


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: The role of prostanoids in neurodegeneration

Major Advisor: Kehe Ruan

Hesong Liu

Hesong Liu


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Behavioral, cognitive and biochemical consequences of witnessing maternal abuse: Insights from an animal model

Major Advisor: Samina Salim

Emilio Yaroslav Lucero Garcia Rojas

Emilio Yaroslav Lucero Garcia Rojas


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: TBD

Major Advisor: Tahir Hussain

Razia Sultana Mohammad

Razia Sultana Mohammad


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: TBD

Major Advisor: TBD

Emma Murdoch

Emma Murdoch


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Investigating the role of Prostanoids and their associated pathways in pancreatic cancer

Major Advisor: Kehe Ruan

Sameer Nikhar

Sameer Nikhar


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Design, synthesis and biological evaluation of small molecule inhibitors of receptor interacting protein kinase 2 (RIP2)

Major Advisor: Greg Cuny

Nicole Prodan

Nicole Prodan


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Evaluation of Plectin as a universal cancer stem cell biomarker and its role in cancer progression

Major Advisor: Gomika Udugamasooriya

Suchi Raghunathan

Suchi Raghunathan


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Reprogramming cardiac progenitor cells for cardiac repair

Major Advisor: Bradley McConnell

Ankita Salvi

Ankita Salvi


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Effect of simulated automobile exhaust exposure on rat behavior

Major Advisor: Samina Salim

Santosh Suryavanshi

Santosh Suryavanshi


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Mechanistic Role of Human mAKAP Polymorphisms in Cardiovascular Disorders

Major Advisor: Bradley McConnell

Nho Trung Duc Tran

Tran Nho Trung Duc


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: TBD

Major Advisor: TBD

Craig Vollert

Craig Vollert


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: The effects of progranulin loss on the central nervous system and Alzheimer’s disease

Major Advisor: Jason Eriksen

Xitao Wang

Xitao Wang


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Role of redox mechanisms in the regulation of renal dopamine and angiotensin receptors in aging

Major Advisor: Mohammad Asghar

Tasha Womack

Tasha Womack


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Prostacyclin expression in Alzheimer's

Major Advisor: Jason Eriksen

Youngki You

Youngki You


Dissertation Title/Field of Research: Structural studies on the typical and atypical c1 domains

Major Advisor: Joydip Das