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16 Oct
William (Chet) de Groat, Phd 51—Years As A Pitt Faculty Icon
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Special Events, Celebrations

Topic

Health & Wellness, Research, Campus & Community

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty

Tags

Science 2019

Website

http://www.science.pitt.edu

University Unit
Health Sciences: Office of the Senior Vice Chancellor
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#PittScience2019

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William (Chet) de Groat, Phd 51—Years As A Pitt Faculty Icon

This symposium at Science 2019 recognizes the unparalleled basic/clinical research advances, teaching, and mentoring that have been provided to the University community by Chet de Groat, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology. Dr. de Groat officially “retired” in May 2019 but is still publishing important new advances and providing mentorship to his many colleagues—all of whom revere him. Please join us for this celebration of academic excellence and, in particular, the many contributions of this supremely kind and generous person.

2 p.m. - Introduction: Bruce Freeman, PhD

 

Faculty Speakers:

2:10 p.m. - Lori Birder, PhD - Changes in the Bladder Sensory Web with Aging and Disease

2:35 p.m. - Naoki Yoshimura, MD, PhD - Neurological Mechanisms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction--Collaborative Research Endeavors with Chet de Groat for 25 Years

3 p.m. - Jonathan Beckel, PhD - Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Urothelium: A Beginning

 

Graduate Student Speakers:

3:25 p.m. - Joe Galley - Forkhead Box Class O Transcription Factors Regulate Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase Expression in Vascular Smooth Muscle

3:45 p.m. - Matt Keeney - Assay Development for Uncovering the Pathogenic Mechanisms in Parkinson’s Disease

4:05 p.m. - Keynote Lecture: Anthony Ford, PhD

Plumbing, Wiring, Hollow Organs, and New Therapeutics

Wednesday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Alumni Hall, Room 121
4227 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

William (Chet) de Groat, Phd 51—Years As A Pitt Faculty Icon

This symposium at Science 2019 recognizes the unparalleled basic/clinical research advances, teaching, and mentoring that have been provided to the University community by Chet de Groat, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Pharmacology and Chemical Biology. Dr. de Groat officially “retired” in May 2019 but is still publishing important new advances and providing mentorship to his many colleagues—all of whom revere him. Please join us for this celebration of academic excellence and, in particular, the many contributions of this supremely kind and generous person.

2 p.m. - Introduction: Bruce Freeman, PhD

 

Faculty Speakers:

2:10 p.m. - Lori Birder, PhD - Changes in the Bladder Sensory Web with Aging and Disease

2:35 p.m. - Naoki Yoshimura, MD, PhD - Neurological Mechanisms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction--Collaborative Research Endeavors with Chet de Groat for 25 Years

3 p.m. - Jonathan Beckel, PhD - Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors in the Urothelium: A Beginning

 

Graduate Student Speakers:

3:25 p.m. - Joe Galley - Forkhead Box Class O Transcription Factors Regulate Soluble Guanylyl Cyclase Expression in Vascular Smooth Muscle

3:45 p.m. - Matt Keeney - Assay Development for Uncovering the Pathogenic Mechanisms in Parkinson’s Disease

4:05 p.m. - Keynote Lecture: Anthony Ford, PhD

Plumbing, Wiring, Hollow Organs, and New Therapeutics

Wednesday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Alumni Hall, Room 121
4227 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Target Audience

Staff, Faculty