Winners from 30th Annual Research Showcase

A record 89 poster entries and a keynote address about how technology is transforming clinical drug development highlighted the College of Pharmacy’s 30th Annual Research Showcase event on Feb. 17, 2017.

Student winners from Medicinal Chemistry

Oral Competition

Millard Senior Division Winner: Weijing Cai
Development of Apratoxins, Marine-Derived Anticancer Agents with Novel Effects on Growth Factor Signaling

Millard Senior Division Finalist: Fatma Al-Awadhi
Discovery of Potent Aspartic Protease Inhibitors from Marine Cyanobacteria as Potential Antimetastatic Agents Targeting Invasive Breast Cancer

Junior Division Finalist: Danmeng Luo
Discovery and Development of the Potent Marine-Derived Elastase Inhibitor Luyngbyastatin 7: SAR Studies, Total Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation

Poster Competition

Ph.D. Category Winner: Yi Zhang
Multi-site Lactonization introduced by a Distributive ATP Grasp Ligase in Microviridin Biosynthesis

Weijing Cai, oral competition winner - senior division
Weijing Cai, oral competition winner – Millard senior division
Fatma-Al Awadhi - Oral Competition Winner, Millard Senior Division
Fatma-Al Awadhi – oral competition finalist, Millard senior division
Yi Zhang, poster winner
Yi Zhang, poster winner








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