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Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award

Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award

Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award Robert Spitale, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, is one of five winners of 2019 Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards, intended to accelerate high-risk and high-reward science research projects that could lead to discoveries, solutions and potential breakthrough treatments for patients. The award isRead more about Pharm Sci’s Robert Spitale wins Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award[…]

UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone

UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone

University of California, Irvine researchers have developed and tested on mice a therapeutic treatment that uses engineered stem cells to target and kill cancer bone metastases while preserving the bone.  This new approach, reported in the journal EBioMedicine, equips engineered mesenchymal stem cells with targeting agents that drive them to bone metastatic sites, where they offloadRead more about UCI team pioneers cancer treatment that targets bone metastases while sparing bone[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Undergraduate student Mareena Biju awarded UROP fellowship

Undergraduate student Mareena Biju awarded UROP fellowship

Undergraduate student Mareena Biju awarded UROP fellowship Mareena Biju, a 3rd year PharmSci major, has been awarded a UROP research grant to better understand the selectivity in cell specific labeling of RNA. The grant was awarded through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program at UCI which provides funding in support of UCI faculty-mentored undergraduate research andRead more about Undergraduate student Mareena Biju awarded UROP fellowship[…]

PhD Candidate Nathan Lim awarded 2018 MoISSI Software Fellowship

PhD Candidate Nathan Lim awarded 2018 MoISSI Software Fellowship

PhD Candidate Nathan Lim awarded 2018 MoISSI Software Fellowship PhD Candidate Nathan Lim has been awarded a Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI) Software Fellowship! Out of 50 applicants, 10 were selected to receive six months of support for their research; Nathan was the only recipient from UCI. The Molecular Sciences Software Institute serves as aRead more about PhD Candidate Nathan Lim awarded 2018 MoISSI Software Fellowship[…]

Lynnette Jackson receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award

Lynnette Jackson receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Award

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[…]

Mobley Lab Grad Student Caitlin C. Bannan Receives NSF MolSSI Software Fellowship

Mobley Lab Grad Student Caitlin C. Bannan Receives NSF MolSSI Software Fellowship

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[…]