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MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Greg Sartor

Tuesday, December 1, 2020
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Storrs Campus

Greg Sartor, Ph.D. UConn Dept of Pharmaceutical Sciences Host:Charles Giardina

"Targeting epigenetic readers in substance use disorder "

Summary: Using behavioral, pharmacological, and molecular techniques, we show that BET proteins are upregulated and recruited to promoter region of addiction-related genes following repeated cocaine administration and that inhibition of BET proteins attenuates transcriptional and behavioral responses to cocaine.

To learn more about Dr Sartor's work, read and visit his lab website at:

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Molecular and Cell Biology (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, EEB Related Events, Physiology & Neurobiology

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