Lab News

6/12/17 Congratulations Sujay and Eric for publishing "Pore polarity and charge determine differential block of Kir1.1 and Kir7.1 potassium channels by the small-molecule inhibitor VU590" in Molecular Pharmacology!  

5/17 Congratulations Eric and Nathan for landing slots on the Pharmacology training grant! 

6/1/17 Excited to have R21 grant funded to support optimization of Kir channel inhibitor mosquito insecticides! 

7/8/17 Congratulations Sydney Mathious on completing a 6-week research fellowship as part of the Vanderbilt Aspirnaut program. We hope to see you again next summer!

Sydney  

8/10/17 Denton and Kharade publish an invited review in the journal Channels entitled "Plight of the Pore Polar Bar(rier),” a commentary on Sujay's recent Molecular Pharmacology paper "Pore polarity and charge determine differential block of Kir1.1 and Kir7.1 potassium channels by the small-molecule inhibitor VU590 (2017)." 

 

8/11/2017 Congratulations Eric Figueroa for passing your Phase I Qualifying Exam in the Department of Pharmacology! 

Eric Qual

9/14/2017 - New NIH grant entitled "SLO3 K Channel: A Novel Target for Contraception" funded. Goal is to develop non-hormal female and possible male contraceptives targeting sperm-specific SLO3 potassium channels.