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Department BBQ, September 2009

Open House, November 2009

Prostaglandin F2α - induced cell ruffling, shown by phalloidin staining, can be inhibited by PDC113.824 (structure shown)

Halloween 2009

Pharmacology Research Day 2013

3D reconstruction of pathologic neo-vessels(red) and retinal ganglion cell(green) at post-natal day 17 in a model of human ocular neovascular disease

Negar Bagheri

BSc (Major Biology) - Recruitment: York University, Canada - MSc Specialization: Reproductive Pharmacology and Toxicology - Awards: Max Stern Recruitment Fellowship

Pharmacology Undergraduate Research Expo 2014

Pharmacology Research Day 2013

Geraldine Longo

B.Sc (Major Physiology) - Recruitment: McGill University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Nerve Growth Factor in Pain - Awards: Edwards Ph.D. studentships in pain research, MITACS Accelerate internship program

Dr. Cecilia Hanzel

PhD (Biochemistry-Toxicology) - Recruitment: Buenos Aires University, Argentina - Postdoctoral Work: Neuroinflammation in Dementia - Awards: CIHR Postdoctoral Training Program Fellowship

Jerome Fortin

B.Sc (Physiology) - Recruitment: McGill University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Hormonal signaling in reproduction - Awards: CIHR Best & Banting Doctoral Award

Dr. Bryan Daniels

PhD (Neurobiology) - Recruitment: Dalhousie University, Canada - Postdoctoral Work: Biophysics / physiology of neurotransmission - Awards: CIHR/ FXRFC Postdoctoral Fellowship

Mark Aurousseau

Masters (Biotechnology) - Recruitment: McGill University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Structure/Function of Signaling Complexes - Awards: CIHR Best & Banting Doctoral Award

Dr. Pavine Lefevre

PhD (Veterinary Sciences) - Recruitment: Université de Montréal - Postdoctoral Work: Environmental toxins on reproduction - Awards: FRSQ Postdoctoral Fellowship

Sebastien Boridy

BSc (Major Biochemistry, Minor Pharmacology) - Recruitment: McGill University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Nanomedicine in CNS disorders - Awards: Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship

Dr. Océane Albert

PhD (Biology-Toxicology) - Recruitment: University of Rennes 1, France - Postdoctoral Work: Effect of "green plasticizers" on male reproduction - Awards: CIHR REDIH Postdoctoral fellowship

Rhiannon Campden

B.Sc (Biology) - Recruitment: Queen’s University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Cell signaling by G-proteins - Awards: NSERC Graduate Scholarship

Raminder Gill

B.Sc (Biochemistry) - Recruitment: McGill University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Molecular Neuroscience - Awards: Savoy Foundation Fellowship

Sandra Paschkowsky

Masters (Biochemistry) - Recruitment: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany - PhD Specialization: Protein metabolism of the brain - Awards: James Frosst fellowship

Dr. Christian Barucker

PhD (Biochemistry) - Recruitment: Freie Universität Berlin, Germany - Postdoctoral Work: Biochemistry of Dementia

Tina Scardochio

BSc (Major Biology, Minor Pharmacology) - Recruitment: McGill University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Neuropsychopharmacology of drug addiction - Awards: FQRNT Masters and Doctoral Award

France-Helene Paradis

B.Sc (Major Biochemistry, Minor Pharmacology) - Recruitment: McGill University, Canada - PhD Specialization: Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology - Awards: FRSQ Doctoral Scholarship

Florencia Iulita

BSc (Biotechnology, Genetics) - Recruitment: Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Argentina - PhD Specialization: Alzheimer's disease and Down's syndrome - Awards: Alzheimer Society of Canada, Biomedical Doctoral Award

Dr. Dany Fillion

PhD (Biochemistry) - Recruitment: University of Sherbrooke, Canada - Postdoctoral Work: Structure/function of G Protein-Coupled Receptors - Awards: Ferring Postdoctoral Fellowship

Pharmacology Undergraduate Research Expo 2014

Michael Accardi

Masters (Applied Bioscience) - Recruitment: University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada - PhD Specialization: Cellular metabolism and neurotransmission - Awards: Van Gelder-Savoy Studentship

The Department has interests in both basic and clinical areas of research, although its emphasis is on the basic sciences. The Department is constantly adding to its expertise by attracting new or affiliated members to its growing staff. With 47 full or affiliated faculty members, the repertoire of its research specialties includes neuropharmacology, reproductive, endocrine, receptor, cardiovascular, cancer, developmental, clinical and biochemical pharmacology, molecular biology, proteomics, genomics, epigenomics and toxicology.