News & Events

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

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. Norberto Lopes

June 29th, 2022, 10AM-11AM via Zoom. Dr. Lopes presentation is titled “The Rational Search for Biologically Active Substances through Mass Spectrometry”

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. John Hackett

May 4th, 2022, 10AM-11AM in Communicore, C1-17. Dr. Hackett’s presentation is titled “Dynamics and Membrane Interactions of Cytochrome P450 19A1”

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. Richard Lee

April 6th, 2022, 10AM-11AM in Communicore, C1-17. Dr. Lee’s presentation is titled “Chemistry for Biology”

CNPD3 Seminar Series | Dr. Matthew Eddy

March 23rd, 2022, 10AM-11AM in Communicore, C1-17. Dr. Eddy’s presentation is titled “Biophysical Tools for Investigating Mechanisms of Drug Signaling with Human GPCRs”  


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.