Welcome to the Department of Medicinal Chemistry

The department’s strategic location within UF Health facilitates interdisciplinary collaborations and close interactions with clinicians, which catalyzes the translation from bench to bedside.

open faculty positions

Faculty

AI Assistant / Associate / Full Professor

The University of Florida Health colleges of Dentistry, Medicine-Gainesville, Medicine-Jacksonville, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, and Veterinary Medicine invite applications for faculty positions at the Assistant, Associate or full Professor rank in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the health sciences

Faculty

Assistant / Associate Professor

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry, College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level

Faculty

Research Assistant Professor

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry and the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development (CNPD3) at the University of Florida invites applications for one non-tenure-track faculty position for the Microbial Genomics and Synthetic Biology core

Faculty

Assistant Scientist

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry and the Center for Natural Products, Drug Discovery and Development (CNPD3) at the University of Florida invites applications for one non-tenure-track faculty position for the Microbial Genomics and Synthetic Biology core

Department news

Gustavo Seabra appointed as research associate…

In this new role, Seabra will expand his research in artificial intelligence drug discovery complemented by structure-based approaches to drug design…

Gustavo Seabra, Ph.D.

Graduate student Lobna Elsadek awarded NIGMS…

Elsadek’s fellowship award will support her research around the discovery and mechanistic characterization of new cytotoxic agents from marine…

Lobna Elsadek

Medicinal Chemistry Award Winners

The department of medicinal chemistry celebrated its award winners on June 8.

Med Chem Awards

seminar series and guest speakers

Message to UF Drug Discovery Symposium…

The jam-packed two-day symposium underscored that Florida is a powerhouse in drug discovery.

Drug Discovery Symposium

CNPD3 Seminar Series Spring 2021 Lecturer | Prof…

May 26th, 2021, 10AM-11AM, via Zoom Dr. Zhu’s presentation is titled “Fixing A Problematic Medicine, Plavix: Integrative Organic Synthesis and…

CNPD3 Seminar Series Spring 2021 Lecturer | Prof…

May 19th, 2021, 10AM-11AM, via Zoom Dr. Liang’s presentation is titled “Proximity Control Strategies for Epigenetic Regulation and Cell…

CNPD3 Seminar Series Spring 2021 Lecturer Fu-Sen Liang

fast facts | academic year 2020-21

$5.2 million in research awards

95 Publications

26 New patents and patent applications

32 Ph.D. students

11 Postdoctoral fellows

10 Faculty in Ph.D. program

Our faculty, staff & students

DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY

Graduate Spotlight

UF COLLEGE OF PHARMACY

One degree, five concentrations

Discover the UF pharmaceutical sciences graduate program and learn about our comprehensive and collaborative research training among the five departments.

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College news

Seven Pharm.D. students appointed to ASHP advisory groups

U.S. News & World Report ranks University of Florida fifth among top public universities in its 2022 Best Colleges rankings

Graduate student Amir Sarayani wins ACCP Student and Trainee Abstract Award

UF College of Pharmacy welcomes record-setting class of 2025