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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[…]

Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt

Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt

Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt This academic year, five of our PhD students defended their dissertations and are moving to the next stage of their careers post-UCI. Each individual’s journey through graduate school is different, so we asked our students to reflect on theirRead more about Spotlight on Miles Kubota: RNA Chemical Biologist, soon to be PhD graduate, & Judo Green Belt[…]

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[…]

Department Seminar: Exploring the evolutionary innovations of RNA molecules from a synthetic biology perspective

Department Seminar: Exploring the evolutionary innovations of RNA molecules from a synthetic biology perspective

Department Seminar: Exploring the evolutionary innovations of RNA molecules from a synthetic biology perspective Dr. Eric Hayden Assistant Professor Department of Biological Sciences Boise State University Friday, June 22, 2018 Natural Sciences I, Room 1114 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Abstract The mechanisms by which evolution produces new structures and functions has intrigued biologists sinceRead more about Department Seminar: Exploring the evolutionary innovations of RNA molecules from a synthetic biology perspective[…]

Dominique Ingato selected to be student speaker at 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Dominique Ingato selected to be student speaker at 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony

Dominique Ingato selected to be student speaker at 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony Doctoral Candidate Dominique Ingato from Dr. Young Jik Kwon’s BioTherapeutics (BioTel) Engineering Lab has been selected to be the speaker at this year’s Graduate Hooding Ceremony to take place on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at the Bren Events Center. This is a great honorRead more about Dominique Ingato selected to be student speaker at 2018 Graduate Hooding Ceremony[…]

Department Seminar: Genetic factors in alcohol dependence and alcohol-induced disease

Department Seminar: Genetic factors in alcohol dependence and alcohol-induced disease

Department Seminar Genetic factors in alcohol dependence and alcohol-induced disease Dr. Trina Norden-Krichmar Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine University of California, Irvine Tues, May 22, 2018 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Natural Sciences I, room 1114 Alcohol consumption has been linked to a wide variety of social and health issues. The World Health OrganizationRead more about Department Seminar: Genetic factors in alcohol dependence and alcohol-induced disease[…]

Jessica Kemp receives 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowship

Jessica Kemp receives 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowship

Jessica Kemp receives 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowship At a ceremony held on May 17, Jessica Kemp, Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD student, received one of the 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowships. These awards recognize UCI’s most academically superior doctoral students – those who exhibit outstanding promise as scholars, researchers and public leaders and are first-generation students. “I have knownRead more about Jessica Kemp receives 2018 Chancellor’s Club Fellowship[…]

“Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials” featuring Dr. Shana Kelley

“Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials” featuring Dr. Shana Kelley

Department Seminar: Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials Dr. Shana Kelley University of Toronto Thursday, May 10, 2018 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Natural Sciences I, Room 1114 Nanostructured materials possess a variety of properties that can enhance the speed and sensitivity of biomolecular and cellular detection. The length scale of many nanomaterialsRead more about “Profiling Cells Inside and Out Using Nanostructured Materials” featuring Dr. Shana Kelley[…]

June 17 commencement marks 10-year anniversary of the UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

June 17 commencement marks 10-year anniversary of the UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

June 17 commencement marks 10-year anniversary of the UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences The UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences will hold its Spring 2018 commencement ceremony at 12:30 PM at the Bren Events Center. The ceremony marks a decade of excellence for the department. “At our first commencement ceremony we graduated seven students from ourRead more about June 17 commencement marks 10-year anniversary of the UCI Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences[…]