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Dr Wojcikiewicz

Dr. Richard Wojcikiewicz

Dr. Richard Wojcikiewicz
Department of Pharmacology
SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone: 315-464-7956
Fax: 315-464-8014
Email: wojcikir@upstate.edu

Ph.D 1981-85 University of Sheffield, UK
Post-Doc 1985-88 University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
1988-93 University of Leicester, UK
Asst. Professor 1993-99 State University of New York, Syracuse, USA
Assoc. Professor 1999-06 State University of New York, Syracuse, USA
Professor 2006-Present State University of New York, Syracuse, USA

My research has always focused upon signal transduction and intracellular signaling. During my Ph.D. I studied intracellular signalling in pituitary cells. During my Post-Docs I investigated receptor-mediated phospholipase C activation and Ca2+ mobilization. That got me into the IP3 receptor field which I've been actively researching for the last fourteen years. We are currently focusing on two areas:

  • The degradation of IP3 receptors by the ubiquitin / proteasome pathway.
  • The regulation of IP3 receptors by phosphorylation.
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