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John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology Lecture

Saturday April 02, 2022

10:00 am - 10:45 am Central Time (CT)

114 Nutter Auditorium

Join us for an opening lecture named after the founder of ASPET, the John J. Abel Award in Pharmacology. This award was established in 1946 to stimulate fundamental research in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics by young investigators.


Mikel Garcia-Marcos - Boston University

The Secret Life of G Proteins

Heterotrimeric G proteins are signaling switches typically activated by GPCRs, the largest family of druggable targets in the human genome. But, what happens when G protein signaling is triggered by proteins that are not GPCRs? Mechanisms, consequences, and opportunities for pharmacological targeting of these underappreciated signaling processes will be presented

Last Updated: March 27, 2022
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