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PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate

PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate

 PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate Our PharmSci Spotlight highlights individuals in our department who are making a difference in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Tell us about the research you are currently working on. I work in the Poulos Lab. In short, I am designing and developing CYP3A4 inhibitors as pharmacoenhancers.  What does this mean?  Well,Read more about PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate[…]

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Hays, Class of 2013

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Hays, Class of 2013

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Hays, Class of 2013 Learn what our PharmSci Alumni Ryan Hays is up to and where his educational journey has taken him Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? I initially came into UC Irvine majoring in chemistry with the focus of pursuing pharmacy as a future career. It wasn’t until myRead more about Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Hays, Class of 2013[…]

Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? When I noticed the high demand for Spanish speaking medical professionals in my community, that’s when I decided to major in a medical related field.Read more about Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017[…]

Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? I wanted to major in PharmSci because I’ve always loved helping others, and I felt that healthcare/medicine would allow me to do just that! WhatRead more about Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017[…]

Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018

Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018

Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? When I was at high school, I thought about being a pharmacist. However, I wasn’t 100% sure about that, so I hope this major willRead more about Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018[…]

$1.25 million gift will fund research for cancer therapy and regenerative medicine

$1.25 million gift will fund research for cancer therapy and regenerative medicine

A $1.25 million gift from Pharma Research Products Co., Ltd. will fund pharmaceutical biomaterials research in Professor Young Jik Kwon’s BioTherapeutics Engineering Laboratory (BioTEL) in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at UCI. BioTEL has been exploring innovative methods for efficient and safe delivery of therapeutic molecules such as drugs, nucleic acids, and proteins. With thisRead more about $1.25 million gift will fund research for cancer therapy and regenerative medicine[…]

Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? Before coming into UCI, I attended Medical Camp at Children’s Hospital LA. When shadowing a pediatric pharmacist, I was amazed on how there were differentRead more about Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017[…]

Graduate Student Tuan Samdin receives Honorable Mention from Ford Foundation Fellowship

Graduate Student Tuan Samdin receives Honorable Mention from Ford Foundation Fellowship

Graduate student Tuan Samdin received an Honorable Mention from the 2017 pre-doctoral competition of the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program. Congratulations Tuan! About Tuan Samdin Tuan was raised in the high deserts of Palmdale, CA where the average temperature in the summer was rarely below 90ºF. He attended UCB for the opportunity to explore his fascination with proteinsRead more about Graduate Student Tuan Samdin receives Honorable Mention from Ford Foundation Fellowship[…]

Professor Sam Schriner receives Dean’s Honoree Award

Professor Sam Schriner receives Dean’s Honoree Award

Congratulations to Professor Sam Schriner on receiving the Dean’s Honoree Award from the 2017 Celebration of Teaching Awards. About the Celebration of Teaching Founded in 1992, the Celebration of Teaching honors outstanding instructors. at UCI. To date over 300 professors, lecturers, and TAs have been recognized by their colleagues and students for exemplary teaching.