Faculty Profile: Civelli, Olivier
|Faculty Information||Lab Information (Packet Type, Course Title, & Department)||Location|
Department: SOM - Pharmacology
|369 Med Surge II, School of Medicine|
Areas of research: molecular pharmacology, neurobiology, drug discovery. Central theme: discover novel neurotransmitters involved in brain disorders and discover drugs found in traditional Chinese medicines. Disorders currently studied: schizophrenia, obesity, drug addiction, pain, sleep disorders, stress. Students will have opportunity to participate in experiments covering all aspects of pharmacological research: molecular (cloning) and cellular (cell culture) biology, pharmacology (binding and second messenger assays) and animal behavior (if desired).
Requirements to Participate
Students interested in pharmacological/pharmaceutical research; commitment: 2 years or more. Preference to those with experience in biological and/or chemical techniques.
Time Commitment per Week
Faculty Means of Evaluation
Participation, willingness to learn, responsibility