Welcome to the Pharmacology Department!

Henrik Dohlman, PhD Sanford Steelman Distinguished Professor and Chair

Our Graduate program is dedicated to the training of outstanding scientists in the pharmacological sciences. An outstanding graduate program is our priority!

Our faculty participate fully on all levels with a great diversity of research areas available.

We lead in education and research: we’re #2 in NIH funding with a global science ranking of #3 in the World in pharmacology!

Carolina ranked as top college value in public education 16 times!

 

Featured News

STAR Students Visit Pharmacology!

Posted 3 days ago

We welcomed over 60 STAR (Scientific Training and Research) program students to Pharmacology so they could see what it’s like to be in a research lab and to meet real scientists!

PHCO celebrates PharmFest!

Posted 4 weeks ago

Pharmacology celebrated PharmFest! at the start of the Fall semester!  Everyone had a great time!

Scientists Invent Fast Method for ‘Directed Evolution’ of Molecules

Posted 2 months ago

The technique, dubbed VEGAS and created in the lab of Bryan L. Roth, works in mammalian cells and can yield useful new molecules within days, providing scientists with a powerful new research tool and a potential route to better therapeutics for various diseases.

Battle of the Science Stars: Pharmacology Vs. Genetics

Posted 3 months ago

Pharmacology (PHCO) and Genetics (GNET) teams had a lot of fun battling it out for the trophy for the very first Battle of the Science Stars on June 13.  Genetics battled hard, but in the end, PHCO won the event.

DNA Day at pharmacology

UNC Pharmacology Department Puts New Twist on Outreach

Posted 4 months ago

Pharmacology celebrates DNA Day! Inspired by DNA Day outreach to schools across the country, scientists in the pharmacology department gave its administrative support staff a hands-on chance to learn more about the lab work researchers conduct.

Wesley Legant named Searle Scholar

Posted 5 months ago

Congratulations to Wesley Legant, PhD, who has been named a Searle Scholar! The award comes with $300,000 of support funding over three years.

Pharmacology Holds Annual Research Retreat

Posted 5 months ago

Pharmacology held its annual Research Retreat March 22 in the Friday Center. It was a day full of lots of great science! Thanks to all who participated!

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