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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Professor Mahtab Jafari honored at UCSF Campaign Alumni Awards Professor Mahtab Jafari (UCSF, PharmD, ’94) was honored last weekend at the UCSF Campaign Alumni Awards . This inaugural ceremony named 12 outstanding UCSF alumni whose work has contributed to solving medical challenges, training future leaders, and healing others. Professor Jafari is our founding faculty member and wasRead more about Professor Mahtab Jafari honored at UCSF Campaign Alumni Awards[…]
Jessica Kemp receives 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowship At a ceremony held on May 17, Jessica Kemp, Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD student, received one of the 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowships. These awards recognize UCI’s most academically superior doctoral students – those who exhibit outstanding promise as scholars, researchers and public leaders and are first-generation students. “I have knownRead more about Jessica Kemp receives 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowship[…]
Claudia Benavente, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and developmental & cell biology, was awarded a $100,000 grant through the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR).
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[…]