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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[…]

Spotlight on Samantha Beasley, PhD Candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Spotlight on Samantha Beasley, PhD Candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Spotlight on Samantha Beasley PhD Candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences Spitale Lab Tell us about the research you are currently working on. My research project is to develop a novel tool for specifically labeling the transcriptome of a tumor in a mouse model. This will allow for in vivo monitoring of gene expression patterns of theRead more about Spotlight on Samantha Beasley, PhD Candidate in Pharmaceutical Sciences[…]

Zhao Lab awarded two prestigious grants to combat cancer

Zhao Lab awarded two prestigious grants to combat cancer

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[…]

Spotlight on Victoria Lim, NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Spotlight on Victoria Lim, NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Spotlight on Victoria Lim NSF Graduate Research Fellow Mobley Lab Tell us about the research you are currently working on. Proteins are tiny molecular machines in our body that are responsible for almost everything we do. When they malfunction, this can lead to diseases. I study a protein called Hv1, whose main role is toRead more about Spotlight on Victoria Lim, NSF Graduate Research Fellow[…]