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American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente

American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente

American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente Claudia Benavente, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and developmental & cell biology, was awarded a $660,000 Research Scholar Grant through the American Cancer Society (ACS). Professor Benavente joins an elite company of scientists and health care professionals who have received awards from the ACSRead more about American Cancer Society awards $660,000 to UCI Cancer Biologist Claudia Benavente[…]

Dr. Robert Spitale and Collegues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory

Dr. Robert Spitale and Collegues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory

Dr. Robert Spitale and Colleagues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory Robert Spitale, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and colleagues have discovered a new DNA Chemical Modification that is pertinent to learning and memory. Dr. Spitale and colleagues describe their study results in an advanced online publication in Nature Neuroscience .Read more about Dr. Robert Spitale and Collegues Discover New DNA Chemical Modification Important for Learning and Memory[…]

Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology?

Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology?

Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology? The Master of Science in Pharmacology (MSP) program at UCI caters to working professionals. Prospective students that are interested in or currently working in the pharmaceutical industry or related fields can benefit from the MSP program. Due to the flexibility of the program, studentsRead more about Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology?[…]

Deadline December 1st: Pharmacological Sciences PhD Program

Deadline December 1st: Pharmacological Sciences PhD Program

  Deadline December 1st: Pharmacological Sciences PhD Program Interested students should apply for the Pharmacological Sciences PhD program by tomorrow Saturday, December 1, 2018 for full consideration. Submissions received up until January 5th may be considered. Applicants are required to submit the following: An official online application and an application fee ($105 for domestic applicants, i.e. US citizens and permanent residentsRead more about Deadline December 1st: Pharmacological Sciences PhD Program[…]

Dr. David Mobley Helps Spearhead New Open Force Field Consortium

Dr. David Mobley Helps Spearhead New Open Force Field Consortium

Dr. DAVID MOBLEY HELPS SPEARHEAD NEW OPEN FORCE FIELD CONSORTIUM Dr. David Mobley was recently involved in the launch of a new pharma-funded research initiative with the Molecular Software Sciences Institute (“The MolSSI”). Mobley was one of two academics spearheading the new Open Force Field Consortium. The Consortium was designed to bring together researchers fromRead more about Dr. David Mobley Helps Spearhead New Open Force Field Consortium[…]

Open position for tenured professor

Open position for tenured professor

Our department invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the Associate to Full Professor level in drug discovery. We seek a Ph.D.-level scientist who will establish a vigorous research program in drug discovery, broadly defined. The candidate should also be committed to teach medicinal chemistry and related topics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. CandidatesRead more about Open position for tenured professor[…]

Open position for Assistant Professor

Open position for Assistant Professor

Our department invites applications for a position at the level of tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR. We seek outstanding candidates with expertise in chemoproteomics applied to drug discovery research. Applicants employing chemoproteomics specifically to profile activities in living cells, to identify targets for drug development, or to optimize the actions of existing drugs are preferred. Additional considerationRead more about Open position for Assistant Professor[…]

Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt

Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt

Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt This academic year, five of our PhD students defended their dissertations and are moving to the next stage of their careers post-UCI. Each individual’s journey through graduate school is different, so we asked our students to reflect on theirRead more about Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt[…]