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Exploring new depths in drug discovery

A mutual research interest brings together College of Pharmacy alumna and supporter Debbie DeSantis and Dr. Hendrik Luesch in search of cyanobacteria in the Florida Keys

Fourth International Kratom Symposium

Fourth International Kratom Symposium February 4-7, 2025 The Fourth International Kratom Symposium is an invitation only event that will bring together the world’s most preeminent scholars on Mitragyna speciosa from across disciplines including botany, chemistry, pharmacology, toxicology, clinical study and population health and health policy. We are also inviting regulators,…

Functional Genomics and High-Throughput Screening

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In parallel efforts, we are carrying out studies to reveal the function and action of genes/proteins that are putatively involved in cancer, aging and neurodegeneration. Candidate genes identified by high-throughput genome-wide cDNA and RNAi screening are subjected to molecular and biological characterization including structure-function studies in cell- and animal-based models. The ultimate goal is to...

Graduate and Post-doctoral Pharmacy Students Compete at the 25th Annual Research Showcase

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy on Feb.16, held its 25th Annual Research Showcase and Awards Recognition day. Keynote Speaker Maria Miralles, Ph.D., a senior pharmaceutical management advisor for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), provided insight into the Global Heath research objectives and funding opportunities for investigators through the USAID. A...

Hendrik Luesch , Ph.D.

Professor And Chair, Debbie And Sylvia DeSantis Chair In Natural Products Drug Discovery And Development

Hendrik Luesch, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, received his Diplom in Chemistry at the University of Siegen (Germany)…

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Luesch Lab Members

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Research Assistant Professors           Qi-Yin Chen, Ph.D. (Total Synthesis) Research Assistant Professor Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China M.S. Applied Chemistry, Central South University, Changsha, China B.S. Chemistry, Henan Normal University, Xinxiang, China chenqyufl@ufl.edu Ranjala Ratnayake, Ph.D. (Natural Products Chemistry) Research Assistant Professor & Assistant...

Manyun Chen

Title of Research: Biocatalytic synthesis of natural anti-UV agents Additional Authors: G. Rubin; G Jiang; Z. Raad; Y Ding. Abstract: Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) ray is one important risk factor for skin cancer that can be prevented by the use of sun care products. Synthetic chemical filters (e.g., oxybenzone) are dominant active ingredients in sunscreens....