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PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate

PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate

 PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate Our PharmSci Spotlight highlights individuals in our department who are making a difference in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. Tell us about the research you are currently working on. I work in the Poulos Lab. In short, I am designing and developing CYP3A4 inhibitors as pharmacoenhancers.  What does this mean?  Well,Read more about PharmSci Spotlight: Eric Samuels, PhD Candidate[…]

Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? When I noticed the high demand for Spanish speaking medical professionals in my community, that’s when I decided to major in a medical related field.Read more about Student Spotlight: Martha Ramos, Class of 2017[…]

Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? I wanted to major in PharmSci because I’ve always loved helping others, and I felt that healthcare/medicine would allow me to do just that! WhatRead more about Student Spotlight: Miranda Helus, Class of 2017[…]

Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018

Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018

Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? When I was at high school, I thought about being a pharmacist. However, I wasn’t 100% sure about that, so I hope this major willRead more about Student Spotlight: Siyu Liu, Class of 2018[…]

Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017

Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017 Learn more about the involvements, accomplishments, and aspirations of our outstanding undergraduate students Why did you decide to major in PharmSci at UCI? Before coming into UCI, I attended Medical Camp at Children’s Hospital LA. When shadowing a pediatric pharmacist, I was amazed on how there were differentRead more about Student Spotlight: Joseph Castro, Class of 2017[…]

Graduate Student Tuan Samdin receives Honorable Mention from Ford Foundation Fellowship

Graduate Student Tuan Samdin receives Honorable Mention from Ford Foundation Fellowship

Graduate student Tuan Samdin received an Honorable Mention from the 2017 pre-doctoral competition of the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program. Congratulations Tuan! About Tuan Samdin Tuan was raised in the high deserts of Palmdale, CA where the average temperature in the summer was rarely below 90ºF. He attended UCB for the opportunity to explore his fascination with proteinsRead more about Graduate Student Tuan Samdin receives Honorable Mention from Ford Foundation Fellowship[…]

2017 RNA Symposium

2017 RNA Symposium

UCI’s 3rd annual RNA Symposium The UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the UCI Institute for Genomics and Bioinformatics are proud to present UCI’s 3rd annual RNA Symposium. Join us for a day of presentations by renowned faculty, researchers, and professors from Yale, Caltech, UCLA, UCSD, and more.  A continental breakfast, lunch, and reception are included. AprilRead more about 2017 RNA Symposium[…]

Graduate student Victor Pham receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

Graduate student Victor Pham receives NSF Graduate Fellowship

Graduate student Victor Pham receives NSF Graduate Fellowship Victor Pham, a graduate student in Professor Xiaolin Zi’s lab, was selected for the prestigious NSF Graduate Fellowship which will provide funding for up to three years of doctoral education. Victor’s project, “Small nucleolar RNA and resistance to anti-androgen therapy,” is to investigate molecular mechanisms of small nucleolarRead more about Graduate student Victor Pham receives NSF Graduate Fellowship[…]

Graduate students present at 2017 Vertex Day

Graduate students present at 2017 Vertex Day

On February 9, over 40 guests joined us for Vertex Day, a research symposium featuring graduate students and postdocs from the departments of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Chemistry. As part of the Vertex Day tradition, a student, William Howitz, was selected as this year’s Vertex Scholar.   About Vertex Day Vertex Day at UCI is a one-day annual eventRead more about Graduate students present at 2017 Vertex Day[…]

Graduate student Caitlin Bannan wins prestigious awards

Graduate student Caitlin Bannan wins prestigious awards

Please join us in congratulating Caitlin Bannan from the Mobley Lab at UCI, who recently won the following prestigious awards: Penny J. Gilmer Grant for Women Graduate Students and Post-docs from OpenEye Scientific Software and the WCC Merck Research Award from the American Chemical Society. About Caitlin Bannan Caitlin joined the Mobley Lab in Winter 2015. She receivedRead more about Graduate student Caitlin Bannan wins prestigious awards[…]