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Pharmaceutical Sciences

Announcements

August
2015

Pharmaceutical Sciences Chair, Dr. Richard Chamberlin, featured in UCI News!

Dr. Richard Chamberlin UCI News article

 

Testing for Toxins

Novel detection method co-developed at UCI in the Chamberlin lab ensures that drinking water sources are not compromised by algae blooms

Technology patented and licensed through campus’s Institute for Innovation is cited in EPA health advisory.

 

To read the full article, click here.

August
2015

Pharmaceutical Sciences Assistant Professor, Robert Spitale, is featured in Nature magazine!

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Congratulations to Dr. Robert Spitale whose lab was recently featured in the Nature article titled, A cellular puzzle: The weird and wonderful architecture of RNA. To read the full article visit nature.com.
August
2015

Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Students Awarded a fellowship from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Milad Riazifar

 

 

Congratulations to Milad Riazifar!

 

Milad is a third year graduate student in the Pharm Sci Concentration of the Pharmacological Sciences PhD program, working in Dr. Weian Zhao's lab. He has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS/NIH). The objective of the training program is to prepare qualified individuals for careers that have a significant impact on the
health-related research needs of the Nation to be able to assume leadership roles in the area of biomedical, behavioral and clinical research and comes with financial support for one year, with the possibility for renewal for an additional year.

 

For more information about the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS/NIH), visit their website at http://www.ninds.nih.gov/.

April
2015

Two Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Students are Awarded the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program!

 

 

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Congratulations to Claire Chen & Nathan Lim!

 

Nathan is a first year graduate student in the MCP program and Claire is a second year graduate student in the Pharm Sci Concentration of the Pharmacological Sciences PhD program. Both have been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF-GRFP), which is an annual grant awarded to approximately 2,000 doctoral-level students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines at US institutions. The fellowship period is 5 years and provides a generous honorarium and annual stipend for 3 years.

 

For more information about the award, visit the NSF website.

December
2014

The Pharmaceutical Sciences Department Graduates the First student in our Concentration of the Pharmacological Sciences PhD PrograM!

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Congratulations to Ali Alhoshani!

 

Ali is the first graduate of the Pharm Sci concentration of the Pharmacological Sciences PhD program. He will begin his position as Professor in the College of Pharmacy at King Saud University in Saudi Arabia in January, 2015. Ali completed his research in Dr. Cocco's lab with a thesis titled, “Understanding the interaction mechanism of Nogo-66 with Nogo receptor and membrane phosphocholine.”

November
2014

Pharm Sci Assistant Professor, Dr. Weian Zhao’s, paper is featured in Nature Communications!

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As UCI News recently reported, the exciting research of Pharm Sci Assistant Professor, Dr. Weian Zhao, was recently published in Nature Communications! Dr. Zhao’s newly discovered technology can speed up diagnosis times with unprecedented accuracy, allowing physicians to treat patients with potentially deadly ailments more promptly and effectively. To read the entire paper, visit nature.com.

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