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May 22, 2023

Faculty Promotions (effective September 1, 2023)

Congratulations to the following faculty who have just received promotions (effective September 1, 2023). These were approved by the University of Michigan Board of Regents on May 18th:
May 18, 2023

Dr. Les Satin has book published for IOP Press

Dr. Les Satin, Joanne I Moore Research Professor of Pharmacology, Professor of Pharmacology, and Professor of Internal Medicine, recently had a book published for IOP Press. Dr. Satin is an editor (and series chair) for the book "Calcium Signals: From single molecules to physiology". More info can be found here:

May 10, 2023

Chiamaka Ukachukwu is awarded Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant

Chiamaka (Chi-Chi) Ukachukwu, Pharmacology Ph.D. student (Jones Lab), has recently been awarded a Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant. The grant is designed to support Rackham graduate students who need assistance to carry out research that advances their progress toward their degree. Congratulations, Chi-Chi!
May 9, 2023

Dr. Rich Auchus quoted in CNN article

Dr. Rich Auchus, Professor of Internal Medicine, Professor of Pharmacology, and James A Shayman and Andrea S Kevrick Professor of Translational Medicine, was recently quoted in CNN article "Scientists unlock new secrets from a male woolly mammoth tusk". Read the full article here:

May 3, 2023

Dr. Alan Smrcka receives "Making a Difference Award"

Dr. Alan Smrcka, Associate Chair for DEI, Professor of Pharmacology, Professor of Biophysics in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, and Benedict R Lucchesi Collegiate Professor of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, recently received a "Making a Difference" award for his tremendous work in bringing DEI efforts to the department and to the
May 1, 2023

Dr. Jessica Anand receives "Making a Difference" award

Dr. Jessica Anand, Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and DEI Committee Co-Chair, recently received a "Making a Difference" award for her tremendous work in bringing DEI efforts to the department and to the community. Congratulations, Jess!
May 1, 2023

Kassidy Jungles selected as a UROP Outstanding Research Mentor

Kassidy Jungles, Pharmacology Ph.D. student (Green Lab), has recently been selected as an Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program (UROP) Outstanding Research Mentor. Each year, UROP recognizes outstanding mentors who have exceeded expectations in providing opportunities and guidance to their UROP students. These exceptional mentors demonstrate
March 28, 2023

Dr. Yoshihiro Morishima receives "Best Abstract"

Dr. Yoshihiro Morishima, Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Pharmacology, has recently received "Best Abstract" at the Research Track Faculty Symposium for his abstract entitled "Dynamic Cycling with a Unique Hsp90/Hsp70-Dependent Chaperone Machinery and GAPDH Is Needed for Heme Insertion and Activation of Neuronal NO Synthase