News & Events

Learn about the latest news and events involving CNPD3 research and faculty.

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. Yinsheng Wang

Wednesday, December 14, 10:00am – 11:00am in Communicore, C1-004 Dr. Wang’s presentation is titled “Chemical Biology Approaches for Assessing the Repair and Biological Consequences of DNA Damage”

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. Velvet Journigan

Wednesday, November 30, 10:00am – 11:00am in Communicore C1-004 Dr. Journigan’s presentation is titled “Structure-based Design of Novel Biphenyl Amide Antagonists of TRPM8 for Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy”

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. Yi Tang

Thursday, November 17, 10:00am – 11:00am in Communicore C1-017 Dr. Tang’s presentation is titled “Chemistry and Biology of Fungal Natural Products”

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. Chongzhao Ran

Wednesday, November 9, 10:00am – 11:00am in Communicore C1-04 Dr. Ran’s presentation is titled “Molecular Light for Imaging and Therapy in Neurodegenerative Diseases”  


UF researchers discover marine natural product off Florida’s coast that could help fight cancer

Dr. Hendrik Luesch and a team of researchers have discovered a novel marine natural product that binds to a new site of tubulin, an important target for cancer drugs.

Kratom: What science is discovering about the risks and benefits of a controversial herb

Dr. Chris McCurdy explains how science is attempting to answer safety questions around kratom in this Conversation story.

Dr. Chris McCurdy’s kratom alkaloid study featured on the cover of ACS Pharmacology and Translational Science

McCurdy began researching kratom in 2005 and the study represents the first time his team’s kratom research has appeared on a journal cover.

UF awards tenure or promotion to six College of Pharmacy faculty

The faculty were recognized for their contributions to the University of Florida, their profession and society.