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:
Chiamaka Ukachukwu is awarded Rackham Graduate Student Research Grant
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:
Dr. Alan Smrcka receives "Making a Difference Award"
Ashley Mello (Lee Lab) has been awarded the NIH NRSA F31
Dr. Jessica Anand receives "Making a Difference" award
Kassidy Jungles selected as a UROP Outstanding Research Mentor
Ashley Mello (Lee Lab) has been recognized by the American Association of Immunologists (AAI) for her research excellence
Congratulations to Alexander Vizurraga on successfully defending his dissertation
On Monday, April 24th, Alexander Vizurraga (Greg Tall Lab) successfully defended his dissertation. His seminar titled “Probing Adhesion GPCR Mechanisms via High Throughput Screening for Novel GPR56 Modulatory Compounds” took place at North Lecture Hall in Med Sci II. Congratulations, Alex!
Claire Shudde awarded a PhRMA Foundation Fellowship in Drug Discovery
Les Satin recently interviewed in March 2023 Biophysical Society Bulletin
Dr. Les Satin, Joanne I Moore Research Professor of Pharmacology, Professor of Pharmacology, and Professor of Internal Medicine, was recently interviewed in the March 2023 version of the Biophysical Society Bulletin. Read the full interview here (
Congratulations to Dr. Holinstat: Cereno Scientific announces licensing agreement for the drug candidate CS585 with University of Michigan
Dr. Holinstat recently received licensing of the compound he invented for targeting the prostacyclin receptor (CS585). Cereno Scientific has licensed the compound from the University of Michigan and continues to work with Dr. Holinstat’s lab through ORSP to develop their key pre-clinical assets.
Dr. Yoshihiro Morishima receives "Best Abstract"
Structures of Ric-8B in complex with Gα protein folding clients reveal isoform specificity mechanisms"
Dr. Gregory Tall, Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology, recently had an article published in ScienceDirect. The full article, entitled "Structures of Ric-8B in complex with Gα protein folding clients reveal isoform specificity mechanisms", can be found