Lynnette Jackson receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award Undergraduate student Lynnette Jackson from the Chaput Lab has received the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP) Award. The NSF GRFP recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based Master’s and doctoralRead more about Lynnette Jackson receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award[…]
Year 1 in the MCP Program at UCI: Noora Siddiqui First year PhD student Noora Siddiqui shares her experience in the Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacology program at UCI so far. Why did you decide to go to UCI for grad school? I loved the program, I was excited about the research, and I truly appreciatedRead more about Year 1 in the MCP Program at UCI: Noora Siddiqui[…]
Aude Segaliny receives Tom Angell Fellowship Award On February 27, Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr. Aude Segaliny from the Zhao Lab received the Tom Angell Fellowship Award at the annual Mentoring for Achievement and Excellence Ceremony at UCI. This prestigious award honors Tom Angell — a longtime UCI graduate counselor—by recognizing graduate students, faculty, and post-doctoral scholarsRead more about Aude Segaliny receives Tom Angell Fellowship Award[…]
PharmSci hosts first annual Town Hall meeting On January 31, the UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences hosted its first annual Town Hall meeting. “We asked our faculty, staff, and students to participate in a Town Hall because we wanted to provide a forum for students to ask questions, give suggestions, and share ideas,” explains PharmSciRead more about PharmSci hosts first annual Town Hall meeting[…]
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.
Communications Coordinator Michelle Mar featured on KUCI: Building the PharmSci Social Media from Ground Zero On January 10, 2018, PharmSci Communications Coordinator, Michelle Mar, served as a guest on KUCI‘s (88.9 FM) program, Get Notified, a live radio talk show that delivers highly valuable information on current marketing & communications trends and strategies. Michelle sat down withRead more about Communications Coordinator Michelle Mar featured on KUCI: Building the PharmSci Social Media from Ground Zero[…]
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[…]
Mobley Lab Grad Student Caitlin C. Bannan Receives NSF MolSSI Software Fellowship PhD Candidate Caitlin C. Bannan from the Mobley Lab received a 2018 Phase-I Software Fellowship for the development of an open source tool using Bayesian inference to automatically sample chemical perception for parameterization of molecular mechanics force fields. The award was granted by the Molecular SciencesRead more about Mobley Lab Grad Student Caitlin C. Bannan Receives NSF MolSSI Software Fellowship[…]
Remembering PharmSci Student Mira Sanghera On October 11, 2017, PharmSci undergraduate student Mira Sanghera was involved in a fatal pedestrian accident on campus. Mira was a 3rd year PharmSci major and was part of the Campuswide Honors Program. She was a peer tutor for the Chemistry department and a Peers under Pharmaceutical Sciences intern. MiraRead more about Remembering PharmSci Student Mira Sanghera[…]
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.