Research Laboratories

Here is a list of the research laboratories of primary faculty members in the Department of Pharmacological Sciences.


Aggarwal Laboratory

Protein-nucleic acid interactions in DNA and RNA metabolism


Bechhofer Laboratory

Exploring post-transcriptional regulation of bacterial gene expression

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Dar Laboratory

Exploring links between drug target regulation and system level properties in cells and animals

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Devi Laboratory

Focusing on neuropeptides, opiate receptor signal transduction and narcotic addiction


DeVita Laboratory

Small molecule drug discovery, chemical biology, and target validation


Filizola Laboratory

Computer-aided structural biology and drug discovery


Han Laboratory

Neurophysiological mechanisms of depression and alcohol addiction in rodent models


Iyengar Laboratory

Systems biology and systems pharmacology, cell signaling networks with emphasis on GPCR pathways


Jin Laboratory

Medicinal chemistry and drug discovery: creating selective inhibitors of histone methyltransferases, biased ligands of GPCRs, and novel degraders targeting oncogenic proteins


Lazarus Laboratory

Cellular mechanisms of nutrient signaling in intracellular glycosyation and authophagy with chemistry, crystallography and mass spectrometry methods

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Ma'ayan Laboratory

Computational systems biology, bioinformatics, data mining, data science, data integration, and software development for biomedical and biological research


Ramirez Laboratory

Focusing on connective tissue pathophysiology and genetic control of morphogenesis

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Reddy Laboratory

The role of cell cycle and apoptotic genes in cancer progression and as target for the development of novel anticancer drugs


Schlessinger Laboratory

Structural bioinformatics and structure-based drug design membrane transporters

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Sobie Laboratory

Mathematical modeling and quantitative investigation of cardiac physiology, and mechanisms of initiation of arrhythmias and heart failure

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Sosa Laboratory

Mechanisms of the origins and epigenetic programs of disseminated tumor cell biology


Wacker Laboratory

Structural studies and drug discovery of serotonin receptors and transporters


Walsh Laboratory

Mechanisms that regulate chromatin structure and gene transcription

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Zaidi Laboratory

Translational studies on new drugs for osteoporosis, obesity and neurodegenerative diseases using cutting-edge technologies.

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Zhou Laboratory

Structural mechanisms of epigenetic regulation of gene transcription in biology and human diseases, and structure-based drug discovery