Friday, March 26, 2021

2021 PSTP Symposium

9:00 AM


PSTP Faculty and Trainees

41st Annual Pharmacological Sciences and Bio-related Chemistry

Virtual Symposium

Please join us!
Friday, March 26th, 2021

It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 41st Annual Pharmacological Sciences and Bio-related Chemistry Symposium which will be held on virtually on Friday, March 26th.

We are pleased to announce that our keynote speaker will be Dr. Nurulain T. Zaveri, Ph.D., founder, president, and chief scientific officer of Astraea Therapeutics 

We will also have an ethics speaker, Dr. Tim Stratton, Senior Associate to the Dean for Assessment & Accreditation and a Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.

The symposium will also feature other speakers relating to the pharmacological sciences, student speakers, and a poster session where graduate students across the University of Michigan are strongly encouraged to present their research.  

The Pharmacological Sciences Training Program (PSTP) is funded by the National institutes of Health (NIH). The training grant provides scientific training and financial support for select graduate students in the Departments of Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Biological Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Toxicology, and Molecular and Integrative Physiology. The symposium offers a forum for trainees across multiple disciplines to present their original research and engage in stimulating scientific discussion.

Please register for the symposium at the link below!

Registration DeadlineFriday, March 12th

Abstract Submission DeadlineFriday, March 12th

Oral Presentation Request DeadlineFriday, March 12th


Abstract Submission: If you are a trainee interested in presenting your research at the symposium, please complete the attached form (following the correct formatting) to If you have any questions please email Chiamaka Ukachukwu (

This event is sponsored by Rackham and the Departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, and Biological Chemistry.

We look forward to seeing you there!