Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Drug Discovery

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Drug discovery is a highly interdisciplinary process and involves a wide range of scientific disciplines, including chemistry, biology, and pharmacology. Our research focuses on structure-based and computer-aided drug design, fragment-based drug screen, hit-to-lead medicinal chemistry optimization, proteomics-based target identification, development of antibody-drug conjugates, and efficacy evaluation in cell culture and in animal models. BCM resources that support this research include the Center for Drug Discovery, the NMR and Drug Metabolism Core and the Mass Spectrometry Proteomics Core.

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Profiles of Faculty Working on Drug Discovery and Medicinal Chemistry

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First Name
Pui-Kwong
Last Name
Chan
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Professor
First Name
Allan
Middle Name
Chris
Last Name
Ferreon
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Assistant Professor
First Name
Susan
Middle Name
L
Last Name
Hamilton
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Professor and L. F. McCollum Chair in Molecular Physiology
First Name
Frank
Middle Name
T.
Last Name
Horrigan
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Associate Professor
First Name
Choel
Last Name
Kim
Honorific Title
Ph.D., M.S.
Position
Associate Professor
First Name
Timothy
Middle Name
Gerald
Last Name
Palzkill
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Chair/Professor
First Name
Kevin
Last Name
Phillips
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Assistant Professor
First Name
B
Middle Name
V Venkatar
Last Name
Prasad
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Professor
First Name
Yongcheng
Last Name
Song
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Professor
First Name
Francis
Middle Name
T.F.
Last Name
Tsai
Honorific Title
D.Phil.
Position
Professor
First Name
Koen
Middle Name
J. T.
Last Name
Venken
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Assistant Professor
First Name
Jin
Last Name
Wang
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Associate Professor and CPRIT Scholar
First Name
Theodore
Middle Name
G
Last Name
Wensel
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
The Robert A. Welch Chair in Chemistry
First Name
Damian
Last Name
Young
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Assistant Professor
First Name
Nicolas
Middle Name
Leon
Last Name
Young
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Assistant Professor
First Name
E.
Middle Name
Lynn
Last Name
Zechiedrich
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Kyle and Josephine Morrow Chair in Molecular Virology and Microbiology
First Name
Ming
Last Name
Zhou
Honorific Title
Ph.D.
Position
Professor
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