The Department hosts a biweekly research seminar series by invited speakers on the topics of drug design and discovery, and molecular and systems pharmacology, held on Thursday at 11 am in the Hess Center for Science and Medicine building.
The Department organizes an annual off-campus research retreat where faculty, students and postdoctoral fellows from each laboratory meet and present their latest breakthrough discoveries by oral and poster presentations.
The Irving L. Schwartz Lectureship in Structural and Chemical Biology
The Schwartz Lecture was endowed by The Barry S. Strauch and Evelyn M. Strauch Foundation in honor of the late Dr. Irving L. Schwartz (1918-2011), the founding Chair of the former Department of Physiology, and the founding Dean of Mount Sinai Graduate School of Biological Sciences. The Schwartz Lectures are given annually by preeminent scientists in Structural and Chemical Biology to champion Dr. Schwartz’s vision in molecule-based research to the understanding of human physiology and disease.
The Jack Peter Green Lectureship in Pharmacology
The Green Lecture is set up in honor of the late Dr. Jack Peter Green (1925-2007), the founding Chair of the former Department of Pharmacology. The Green Lectures are given annually by distinguished scientists in Pharmacology on disease mechanisms and drug action.