Seminars & Events

2017-2018 Seminar Series Schedule

 

Events

‚ÄčOctober 2017
Dr. Silvio Gutkind, PhD hosted the Moore's Cancer Center Retreat on October 31, 2017.

In attendance were from L to R: Dr. Silvio Gutkind, Dr. Alexandra Newton, Dr. Joan Heller Brown, and Dr. Tracy Handel.

November 13, 2016
Department of Pharmacology faculty participate in the "Padres Pedal the Cause: A World Without Cancer" fundraiser

This event is an annual cycling fundraiser that donates 100% of the net proceeds to benefit cancer research.  The three San Diego based National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Sanford Burnham Presbys Medical Research Institute and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, as well as Rady Children's hospital are beneficiaries.  The goal is to fund research that may lead to a cure for cancer. 

Team Members - From Left to Right: Jin Zhang, Silvio Gutkind, and Maya Kunkel

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September 18-20, 2015
Department of Pharmacology faculty participate in the "Pedal the Cause: Annual Fundraiser for Cancer Research"

Pedal the Cause is an annual cycling fundraiser in which 100 percent of the net proceeds stay in San Diego to benefit cancer research at the three local National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. The goal is to fund research that may lead to a cure for cancer.

Team Members - From Left to Right:Joan Heller Brown, Tannishtha Reya, Alexandra Newton and Jing Yang (not pictured).

Pedal the cause team members

February 20, 2015
Department of Pharmacology and UCSD School of Medicine host students at "Life Sciences at the Opera" networking reception and performance of Don Giovanni.

Bottom Row(Left to Right): Marissa Goo (BMS Grad student); Joan Heller Brown, PhD (Pharmacology Department Chair, Life Sciences at the Opera Committee member); Sara Zaknoen, MD (Consultant, Zed Strategic Consulting's, Donor of 20 tickets for students to attend Life Sciences Networking Reception and Opera); Olivia Yu (BMS Grad student); Edward Dennis, PhD (Distinguish'd Professor of Pharmacology, Life Sciences at the Opera Committee member).
Row 2:Kimberly Lin (BMS Grad student); An-Angela Van (BMS Grad student); Vivian Fu (BMS Grad student); Joyce Chen (MSTP/BMS Grad student)
Row 3Steve Rees (BMS Grad student); Biology Grad Student; Chelsea Painter (BMS Grad student); Julia Callendar (BMS Grad student); Amelia Richardson (BMS Grad student); Jessica Meves (MSTP/Neuroscience Grad Student); Rahul Nene (MSTP/BMS Grad student)
Top Row: Vincent Pai (BMS Grad student); Afsheen Banisadr (BMS Grad student); Robert Thomas (MSTP/BMS Grad student); David Brenner, MD (Dean, UCSD School of Medicine, Life Sciences at the Opera Leadership Committee); Charles Gray (BMS Grad student)

Students at Life Sciences at the Opera reception

February 1-6, 2015
GRC Reunion "Molecular Pharmacology: Connecting G Protein-Coupled Receptor Mechanisms to Physiological Functions" - Ventura, CA

UCSD Pharmacology: Past, Present and Future Legend: Past (Jeff Jasper), present (Neal Grimsey, Stephanie Dusaban Gonzales, Paul Insel, Joan Heller Brown, Bryan Stephens, JoAnn Trejo, Ross Corriden and Martin Gustavsson) and future (Roger Sunahara and Silvio Gutkind), and with apologies to Alisha Caliman and Patrick Menzies who were also at the meeting but not in photo.

GRC Reunion