Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Update from the Dean - Spring/Summer 2015

Strategic planning; Top NIH funding; Recently received research funding (Craik, Gartner, Abate, Cole, Aweeka); Recent faculty publications (DeGrado, Ahituv, Cutler, Pon, Branch, Chuang, Huynh); Education (Youmans): UCSF Bridges Pharmacy Curriculum Project, DRIVE Team; new staff (Nguyen, Miller);...

New Ways to Harness Chemical Potential and Kinetic Energy

Professor Gregory B. Dudley
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Florida State University


Contact Anne Barron.

Postdoctoral Job Fair

Postdoctoral Job Fair

All Postdocs and Final Year Grad Students are Invited: Space Limited to 40

On May 26th, the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry will host its biennial job fair in an effort to provide job information for postdocs and assist them in making industry contacts. Companies...

Reception welcomes four faculty members to department

Four faculty members have recently joined the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry and were welcomed at a reception at Mission Bay on February 25. The guests of honor were Steven Altschuler, PhD; Lani Wu, PhD; Lei Wang, PhD; and Brian Shoichet, PhD. Shoichet has returned to UCSF after a year at...

Lim appointed chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology

Wendell Lim, PhD, is the new chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology (CMP). His appointment as chair was effective January 1, 2015. Lim holds a joint faculty position in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry.

Congratulations to Wendell, and sincere thanks to Kevan...

UCSF School of Pharmacy leads in NIH funding for 35th year in a row

For the 35th consecutive year, the UCSF School of Pharmacy has received more funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than any other pharmacy school in the United States.

School researchers were awarded $31.8 million during the 2014 fiscal year, from October 1, 2013 to September 30,...

Robert Gibson: alumnus, educator, advocate

School of Pharmacy alumnus Robert Gibson, PharmD '58, has been a tireless advocate for equality in education and in the profession of pharmacy, and is still active as a board member of the California Pharmacists Association Education Foundation.

Professor Gunnar Hansson seminar

Professor Gunnar Hansson from University of Gothenburg will present “Molecular Understanding of Mucin Biochemistry can Explain the Pathogenic Mechanisms of Ulcerative Colitis and Cystic Fibrosis.”

DeGrado receives Protein Society’s Stein and Moore Award

William DeGrado, PhD, faculty member in the School’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has been named the 2015 recipient of The Protein Society’s Stein and Moore Award.