The researchers found a more efficient way to harvest the UV-absorbing amino acid known as shinorine, which marine organisms like cyanobacteria and macroalgae produce.
Natural Product Reports is the Royal Society of Chemistry’s journal for publication of reviews in all areas of natural products chemistry, including biosynthesis, chemical biology, pharmacology and organic synthesis.
Luesch's marine drug discovery research is highlighted in the video supporting UF's $3 billion fundraising campaign.
Medicinal chemistry professor Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., was installed as the 2018 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, or AAPS, president at the organization's annual meeting Nov. 12-15 in San Diego.
Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, was featured in a CNN.com report on kratom, an herb, and its potential to treat pain and opioid withdrawal.
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…
Congratulations to the students and postdocs who participated in the oral and poster presentations as part of the 2017 Drug Discovery Symposium.
The symposium featured nearly 130 participants and plenary speakers from the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Scripps Research Institute-Florida and National Cancer Institute.
Dr. Yousong Ding in the UF College of Pharmacy found the Coprinus comatus mushroom, commonly known as the lawyer’s wig or shaggy mane, killed human T-cell leukemia cells during laboratory tests.