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Weian Zhao Inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship

Weian Zhao Inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship

On January 24, 2020, Dr. Weian Zhao was inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship. After coming to UCI as an associate professor, he cultivated his lab to perform research with a focus on developing solutions to address biomedical issues. The Inaugural Faculty Recognition Reception was an opportunity to highlight the program, the fellows, theirRead more about Weian Zhao Inducted into the UCI Faculty Innovation Fellowship[…]

UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel

UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel

Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel The future of drug discovery is miniaturization. Brian Paegel, PhD – a professor who began his career working on the Human Genome Project – joined the ranks of the UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty. Paegel joins Pharmaceutical Sciences this past fall from Scripps Research, where he developed new technologies for drugRead more about UCI Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes Brian Paegel[…]

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[…]

PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019

PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019

PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019 The department of Pharmaceutical Sciences would like to congratulate the Pre-Pharmacy Society (PPS) at UCI for winning the Spirit of Relay at Relay For Life 2019 on April 13th-14th! Relay For Life is a 24-hour cancer event hosted by the AmericanRead more about PPS at UCI Wins The Spirit of Relay Award at Relay For Life 2019[…]

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[…]

Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology?

Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology?

Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology? The Master of Science in Pharmacology (MSP) program at UCI caters to working professionals. Prospective students that are interested in or currently working in the pharmaceutical industry or related fields can benefit from the MSP program. Due to the flexibility of the program, studentsRead more about Why Should I Apply for a Master’s of Science in Pharmacology?[…]

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[…]