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Tagged: Chemistry and Chemical Biology Graduate Program (CCB)

UCSF School of Pharmacy joins data-sharing partnership to speed cancer drugs

A pioneering public/private consortium is poised to turn the marathon of drug discovery into a team relay, maybe even a short one.

Shu receives tenure

Xiaokun Shu, PhD, has received tenure as a faculty member in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Pharmaceutical Chemistry Job Fair

All postdocs and final-year graduate students are invited.

Space is limited to 50. To sign up or for more information, contact Alma Agorilla: [email protected]

Lunch is provided.

Event Highlights


Career panel discussion


Guests from both small and large companies

Gartner to co-direct new UCSF-based Center for Cellular Construction

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Zev Gartner, PhD, will be co-director of a new multi-institution UCSF-administered Center for Cellular Construction, which has been awarded a five-year $24 million grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Research: pediatric meningitis dosing; cancer drug resistance; gene-testing economics

Computer models provide optimal dosing for pediatric TB meningitis

Desai elected to the National Academy of Medicine

UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Tejal Desai, PhD, has been newly elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM), formerly known as the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

Fischbach joins project to generate drugs from bacterial genomes

Bacteria generate small molecules to fend off their fellow microbes. They also produce molecules that affect the response of host organisms—including humans—to their presence. Such molecules have been a major source of antibiotics, immunosuppressants, anti-cancer agents, and other drugs.

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