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Affiliated Faculty

This list of affiliated investigators can help you identify potential research mentors at the University of Pittsburgh. PSTP students can, and do, work with mentors not on this list, but the investigators featured below have expressed interest in hosting PSTP students in their laboratories.

Edwin K. Jackson, PhD
Research Areas: Pharmacology
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The biochemistry, molecular/cell biology, and physiology/pharmacology of adenosine

Max Joffe
Max Joffe, PhD
Research Areas: Neuroscience, Psychiatry
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We investigate how alcohol and drug use regulate or disrupt mechanisms of synaptic plasticity within the prefrontal cortex and we aim to use this knowledge to develop breakthrough psychiatric medications. 

Alok Joglekar, PhD
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Systems level analysis of T cell repertoires to understand and engineer the immune system.

Jon Johnson, PhD
Research Areas: Neuroscience
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The Johnson lab studies the physiology, biophysics, structure, pharmacology, and regulation of glutamate receptors

Michael Jurczak, PhD
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