UCSF

Topics and Expertise: protease

Fragment-based discovery: using smaller molecules to solve larger challenges

To discover new drugs and chemical probes, researchers have traditionally screened small molecules—small enough by weight to pass through cell membranes.

Craik receives Protein Society’s Emil Thomas Kaiser Award

Charles S. Craik, PhD, faculty member in the School’s Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Protein Society’s Emil Thomas Kaiser Award.

Jim Wells, PhD

Professor

My research focuses on developing enabling technologies for protein engineering and drug discovery to understand biology and pave roads to therapeutics.