Faculty & Students

Faculty

Fanny Astruc-Diaz

Research Assistant Professor

Hélène Bazin-lee

Research Professor

Design and synthesis of Toll-like receptor agonists as vaccine adjuvants using structure-activity relationship studies to fine-tune activity, selectivity and potency of these agonists.

Howard D. Beall

Dean Emeritus, Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Discovery of novel, targeted anticancer agents and their mechanisms of action.

Celine Beamer

Research Associate Professor

Richard Bridges

Regents Professor; Director of Neuroscience

David Burkhart

Research Professor, Associate Director of the Center for Translational Medicine

 Targeted drug delivery of anti-cancer agents to improve efficacy while minimizing off-target drug toxicity for the improvement of patient outcomes.

Yoon Hee Cho

Associate Professor

Douglas Coffin

Professor of Molecular Genetics

Philippe Diaz

Associate Professor

John Gerdes

Research Professor

Andrij Holian

Professor, Director of Center for Environmental Health Science

Travis Hughes

Associate Professor

Use of computational modeling, biophysical and biochemical methods to guide modification of existing nuclear receptor drugs.

Darrell Jackson

Associate Professor

Zeina Jaffar

Research Assistant Professor

Michael Kavanaugh

Professor, Director McLaughlin Research Institute

Cindi Laukes

Research Affiliate Faculty

Rustem S. Medora

Professor Emeritus

Christopher T. Migliaccio

Research Associate Professor

Nicholas R. Natale

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Keith Parker

Associate Professor

Sarjubhai Patel

Assistant Research Professor

Mark Pershouse

Associate Professor

Liz Putnam

Chair, Professor

Thomas Rau

Assistant Research Professor

Kevan Roberts

Associate Professor

Monica Serban

Associate Professor

Development of in vitro 3D cell culture systems for drug screening and evaluation.

Jerry Smith

Associate Professor

Andrea Stierle

Research Professor

Development of potent analogs of microbial metabolites with pharmaceutical potenital as potential to act as antibiotics, and compounds that regulate inflammatory and apoptotic pathways associated with cancer and ischemic stroke

Donald Stierle

Research Professor

Development of potent analogs of microbial secondary metabolites with pharmaceutical potential as antibiotics, and compounds that regulate inflammatory and apoptotic pathways associated with cancer and ischemic stroke

Chuck Thompson

Professor

My research expertise is in bioorganic and medicinal chemistry with an emphasis in neuroscience.  These interests inlcude organic synthesis, biochemical pharmacology, drug design and drug delivery, and protein mass spectrometry.  

Students

Michael Campbell

PhD Student - Medicinal Chemistry

Christina Gates

PhD Student - Medicinal Chemistry