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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2008-2010 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Medicinal Chemistry 663  

Medicinal Chemistry 663

Degree Programs Offered: Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Joseph E. Rice, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, William Levine Hall, Busch Campus (732-445-5381)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Edward Arnold, Professor of Chemistry, SAS, Ph.D., Cornell
Antiviral drug design; molecular recognition; X-ray crystallography

Chi-Tang Ho, Professor of Food Science, SEBS; Ph.D., Washington (St. Louis)
Separation and structural elucidation of bioactive compounds in food, spices, and herbs

Longqin Hu, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, EMSP; Ph.D., Kansas
Design and synthesis of enzyme inhibitors and peptidomimetics; prodrugs

Leslie Jimenez, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Natural product synthesis and new synthetic methodology

John E. Kerrigan, Adjunct Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Serine protease inhibitors; molecular modeling; and computational chemistry

Edmund J. LaVoie, Chair and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, EMSP; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Synthesis and structure-activity studies of pharmacological agents

Thomas Medwick, Professor Emeritus of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, EMSP; Ph.D., Wisconsin
Pharmaceutical analysis

Joseph E. Rice, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, EMSP; Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of New York
Synthetic organic chemistry as applied to problems of biological interest

James E. Simon, Professor of New Use Agriculture, SEBS; Ph.D., Massachusetts (Amherst)
Plant-derived natural products with medicinal activity

William E. Welsh, Professor of Pharmacology and Director, UMDNJ Informatics Institute, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Computer-aided molecular modeling and design; bioinformatics; chemoinformatics

Lawrence J. Williams, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Arizona
Total synthesis of biologically active natural products and new synthetic methodology

Xumu Zhang, Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, EMSP, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Synthetic organic medicinal chemistry; asymmetric reactions

Associate Members of the Graduate Faculty

S. David Kimball, Senior Director, Medicinal Chemistry, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals; Ph.D., SUNY (Stony Brook)
Inhibition of cyclin-dependent kinases; discovery of mechanism-based anticancer drugs

Qing-Li Wu, Assistant Research Professor of Plant Biology, SEBS; Ph.D., Peking Union Medical College (China)
Natural products isolation and structural characterization

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