Tagged: Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Fujimori delivers 2017 Byers Award Lecture on tackling antibiotic resistance

Since Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin in 1940, countless lives have been saved by antibiotics. But their effectiveness is severely compromised by the emergence of antibiotic resistant strains of bacteria, accelerated by the over-prescription of antibiotics and their widespread use as growth promoters in livestock farming.

Five School of Pharmacy researchers in first cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators

Fifteen UC San Francisco faculty members have been named to the first cohort of Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigators, including five from the School of Pharmacy.

Kazuko Olson

ADMIN OFCR 2

As the administrative analyst, I provide a range of administrative, research, and travel support for Jim Wells, Michelle Arkin, Adam Renslo, Michael Hornsby, and lab members which include specialists, postdocs and graduate students.

2017 Byers Award Lecture in Basic Science

Tue Jan 31, 2017 - 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Danica Galonic Fujimori receives 2017 Byers Award

Byers Award recipient Danica Galonić Fujimori, PhD will discuss her research in a seminar titled “Unlocking the Mystery of Antibiotic Resistance.” The talk will be followed by a community reception featuring interactive research exhibits on antibiotic resistance.

Grants & Fellowships: Fall 2016

Pharmaceutical Chemistry department members have received the following grants and fellowships between October and December 2016:

12/26/2016: Judy Sakanari received a 2-year grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The project is entitled, "Novel Therapeutics for Treatment of River Blindness and Lymphatic Filariasis." 

Renslo Lab develops new type of targeted chemotherapy that proves effective in mice

Research in the lab of UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Adam Renslo, PhD, has developed a new way of selectively targeting cancer cells with drugs. In experiments with mice, the new approach allowed for the delivery of fifty times higher doses of chemotherapy to tumors while avoiding toxic effects on healthy cells.

Prien and MacWilliam bequests establish new endowed professorships

The UCSF School of Pharmacy has established new endowed faculty positions to be held by the chairs of two School departments.

Bo Huang Wins 2016 Early Career Award

In recognition of his innovations in microscopy, Bo Huang, PhD, an associate professor in the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2016 Early Career Life Scientist Award, awarded by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB).

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