Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

Innovation in Education Awards go to Shin, Jacobson, Ferrone

The inaugural presentation of the Dean’s Innovation in Education Awards took place during the School of Pharmacy faculty meeting at Mission Hall on the Mission Bay campus on January 6, 2015.

Huang advances to tenured position as associate professor

Bo Huang, PhD, has received tenure and advanced to the position of associate professor. He is a faculty member in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, and he holds a joint appointment in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics.

Craik named a fellow of National Academy of Inventors

Charles S. Craik, PhD, whose innovative research has generated ten patents and helped launch two companies, has been named a fellow by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Most recent School of Pharmacy primary faculty hires, by department

The most recently hired faculty members to join the UCSF School of Pharmacy have research interests that range from the treatment of blood clots to mapping biological networks in cancer cells to understanding the molecular workings of ion channels in cell membranes. But they all share the common...

Lei Wang, PhD

Professor

I am interested in building proteins in living cells using new amino acids. By designing novel properties into the new amino acids, my lab probes biological processes in their native settings and engineer unique biomolecules to understand disease mechanisms and to develop new protein drugs.

Andrew Braisted Lecture

This endowed lecture was established by UCSF and UC Berkeley to bring together San Francisco Bay Area scientists who work at the interface of chemistry and biology. The lecture was established in memory of Andrew Braisted, a young scientist in chemical biology who had strong ties to UCSF, UCB, and...

Frontiers in Biophysics and Chemical Biology: a symposium in honor of Bill DeGrado

Chemical biology is a rapidly growing and changing field. This symposium highlights recent developments in chemical biology, outlines grand challenges in medicinal chemistry, and provides a platform for discussion on how these challenges can be met.

Update from the Dean - Fall/Winter 2014

Strategic planning, research funding: Savic, Fischbach, Huang; recent publications: Wells, Giacomini, Savic, Desai; patient care: OneUCSF Pharmacy: Wandres, formulary review: Brodowy, Tsourounis, VanOsdol; MedList Clinic: Stebbins, Cocohoba, Kroon, Lee, Rodondi, Youmans; automated system: Stebbins...

Eleventh Annual International Symposium on Mass Spectrometry in the Health and Life Sciences: Molecular & Cellular Proteomics

Every two years the UCSF Mass Spectrometry Facility hosts one of the premier conferences dedicated to in-depth discussions on mass spectrometry and its application to biological and biomedical research.

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