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Yousong Ding holds up cyanobacteria culture

UF Pharmacy researchers discover new method to harvest ‘green’ sunscreen ingredient

Published: Jan 31st, 2018

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.

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Common, edible mushroom has potential to kill one type of leukemia cell, UF Health researchers find

Published: Aug 8th, 2017

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.

Dr. Yousong Ding receives grant from Air Force’s Young Investigator Research Program

Dr. Yousong Ding receives grant from Air Force’s Young Investigator Research Program

Published: Jan 20th, 2016

Yousong Ding, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, was one of 56 scientists and engineers selected to receive a grant award from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, […]