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Medicine Grand Rounds, Bryan Roth, “G-Coupled Protein Receptors”

January 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Bryan RothBryan Roth is the Michael Hooker Distinguished Professor of Protein Therapeutics and Translational Proteomics in the Department of Pharmacology. He is a world-renowned scientist best known for creating an innovative scientific method that allows neuroscientists to manipulate and study brain circuits in health and disease.

G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) represent one of the most evolutionarily diverse superfamilies of the human genome. Roth’s lab studies all aspects of GPCR structure and function ranging from the atomic-level analysis of ligand-receptor interactions to in vivo studies. Currently they are focused on members of the serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine; 5-HT) and opioid receptor families and their accessory proteins.

Roth is also a Professor in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He has published more than 400 articles in many prestigious journals, including Science, Nature, Cell, and The New England Journal of Medicine.


January 31, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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