James Halpert

Professor of Pharmacology &


Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Educational Background

  • B.A. in Scandinavian Languages, University of California at Los Angeles
  • M.S. in Toxicology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Uppsala University, Sweden


  • Scholarship & Teaching

Honors and Awards

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Career Development Award
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, MERIT Award
Mary Gibbs Jones Distinguished Chair in Environmental Toxicology
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
Bernard B. Brodie Award in Drug Metabolism, ASPET
PhRMA Foundation Award in Excellence in Pharmacology and Toxicology

Research Interests

Structure and function of cytochromes P450 of the 2B and 3A subfamilies

Professional Affiliations

International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET), American Society for Biochemistry  and Molecular Biology

Selected Publications


Google Scholar Profile


James Halpert at UConn School of Pharmacy
Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-2993
Mailing Address69 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3092 ∙ Storrs, Connecticut 06269-3092
Office LocationSchool of Pharmacy, Room 634