Robert Spitale, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, and John Chaput, professor of pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, and molecular biology & biochemistry, are recipients of a $1 million grant from Keck Foundation to develop new RNA tools.
David Mobley launches Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science PharmSci Professor David L. Mobley, in collaboration with Michael R. Shirts from the University of Colorado, Boulder and Daniel M. Zuckerman from the Oregon Health & Science University, have launched the Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science Journal (LiveCoMS), a peer-reviewed, open-access journal seeking to bring publicationRead more about David Mobley launches Living Journal of Computational Molecular Science[…]
Spotlight on Professor Sam Schriner What do you enjoy most about your work/teaching students at UCI? I very much enjoy explaining things to others and talking about science in general. I also learn a lot teaching. In every class, there is at least one student that asks a question for which I have no ideaRead more about Spotlight on Professor Sam Schriner[…]
Andrej Luptak, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry and Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, was awarded a $200,000 grant through the Pew Charitable Trusts’ 2017 Pew Innovation Fund.
Mahtab Jafari: Reach for the Moon and Land on it As part of the Iranian Americans’ Contributions Project (IACP), a series of interviews that explore the personal and professional backgrounds of prominent Iranian-Americans, the Huffington Post has written a feature on Professor Mahtab Jafari, our founding faculty member, that explores her personal and professional achievementsRead more about Mahtab Jafari: Reach for the Moon and Land on it[…]
Weian Zhao, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs to develop cancer tissue-sensing, engineered immune-system T cells (called CAR-T) to treat breast and colon cancer metastases, respectively. “Solid tumor metastasis has extremely low long-term survival rate andRead more about Zhao Lab awarded two prestigious grants to combat cancer[…]
Weian Zhao, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, and colleagues have programmed human bone marrow stem cells to identify the unique physical properties of cancerous tissue.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor Robert Spitale is among 22 individuals nationwide named 2017 Pew scholars in the biomedical sciences, one of the highest honors for early-career researchers. Spitale will receive $240,000 over the next four years from the Pew Charitable Trusts to develop powerful new tools for visualizing the production, localization and structure of RNA moleculesRead more about Professor Rob Spitale named 2017 Pew Scholar[…]
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[…]
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.