The annual Pharmacology Retreat was held on November 7th and 8th at the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT. Their guest speakers were Dr. Luis Fernando Santana, Professor of Physiology & Biophysics, University of Washington and Dr. Kurt Beam, Professor of Physiology & Biophysics from the University of Colorado.

Yao Li, Gene Cilento, and Sharath Madasu

Yao Li, Gene Cilento, and Sharath Madasu

This year’s Durwood J. Smith Awards went to:

  • Yao Li – Best Graduate Presentation – “Contributions of Protein Kinase C and Rho Kinase to TRPM4-Mediated Myogenic Tone in Parenchymal Arterioles”
  • Eugene Cilento – Best Graduate Poster – “Trim32 as a Regulator of Potassium Channels in the Brain”
  • Laura Director – Best Graduate Section Chair
  • Thomas Longden, PhD, and Nuria Villalba-Isabel, PhD- Best Postdoc Presentations
  • Thomas Dalsgaard, PhD- Best Postdoc Poster

Congratulations to the 2013 Durwood J. Smith winners!

Pictures from the 2013 Pharmacology Retreat:

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