Faculty

Our faculty include world-renowned scientists encompassing a variety of backgrounds with wide-ranging research programs that cover every facet of pharmaceutical research.

Faculty

NameTitleDepartment(s)Email
Claudia BenaventeAssistant ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Developmental & Cell Biology
Claudia.benavente@uci.edu
Richard ChamberlinChair, ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
Pharmacology
Richard.chamberlin@uci.edu
John ChaputProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesjchaput@uci.edu
Celia GouldingProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
celia.goulding@uci.edu
Stephen HanessianProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
Director of Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology Graduate Program
shanessi@uci.edu
Mahtab JafariProfessor
Vice Chair
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy Planning
Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
mjafari@uci.edu
Young Jik KwonProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemical & Materials Science
Biomedical Engineering
kwonyj@uci.edu
Andrej LuptakAssociate ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Vice Chair, Graduate Programs
Chemistry
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
aluptak@uci.edu
David MobleyAssociate ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
dmobley@uci.edu
Larry PlonAdjunct Associate Professor Pharmaceutical Scienceslplon@uci.edu
Thomas PoulosProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Molecular Biology & Biochemistry
Chemistry
poulos@uci.edu
Sam SchrinerLecturerPharmaceutical Sciencesschriner@uci.edu
Robert SpitaleAssistant ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciences
Chemistry
rspitale@uci.edu
Weian ZhaoAssociate ProfessorPharmaceutical Sciencesweianz@uci.edu

Affiliated Faculty

NameTitleDepartment(s)Email
Bruce BlumbergProfessorDevelopmental & Cell BiologyBlumberg@uci.edu
Olivier CivelliProfessorChair of Pharmacology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Developmental & Cellular Biology
ocivelli@uci.edu
Melanie CoccoAssociate ProfessorMolecular Biology & Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
mcocco@uci.edu
John FruehaufAssociate ProfessorClinical Medicine
Hermatology/Oncology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
jfruehau@uci.edu
Lan HuangProfessorPhysiology & Biophysics
Pharmaceutical Sciences
lanhuang@uci.edu
Anthony D. LongProfessorEcology & Evolutionary Biology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
jdlong@uci.edu
Michael PirrungProfessorChemistry, UC Riverside
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Michael.pirrung@ucr.edu
Jennifer PrescherAssociate ProfessorChemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
jpresche@uci.edu
Paolo Sassone-CorsiProfessorBiological Chemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
psc@uci.edu
Shiou-Chuan (Sheryl) Tsai ProfessorMolecular Biology & Biochemistry
Pharmaceutical Sciences
sctsai@uci.edu