UCSF

People

Current lab members

 

Who

Research interests

Principal investigator

Renslo

Adam Renslo, PhD
Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
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415-514-9698

targeted prodrugs, drug delivery, iron in biology and disease, novel targets in infectious disease, neuropharmacology

Postdoctoral fellows

Chen
Ying-Chu Chen, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
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chemical biology, antibody-drug conjugates
Deal
Parker Deal, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
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chemical biology, semi-synthetic tools to study ion channel function

Dutta

Shubhankar Dutta, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
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synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry

El Hilali
Xochina El Hilali, PhD
IRACDA Postdoctoral Fellow
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synthetic and medicinal chemistry, intermolecular interactions, ion channel agonists/antagonists
Gonciarz

Ryan Gonciarz, PhD
Postdoctoral Scholar
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medicinal chemistry, targeting iron(II) in bacterial infection

Students

DeFrees

Kyle DeFrees
CCB Graduate Student
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medicinal chemistry, biophysics, beta-lactamase

Muir

Ryan Muir
CCB Graduate Student
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chemical biology, imaging and exploiting ferrous iron in disease

Klope

Matthew Klope
CCB Graduate Student
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chemical biology, inhibiting translation repression in eukaryotic parasites

Chad Altobelli

Rotating CCB Graduate Student

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chemical biology, inhibitors of caspase activation

Elizabeth Sisko
Rotating CCB Graduate Student
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chemical biology, iron transport in bacteria

Staff scientists

Bryant

Clifford Bryant, MS
Specialist, Medicinal Chemistry
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synthetic chemistry, medicinal chemistry

Jaishankar

Priya Jaishankar, MS
Specialist, Medicinal Chemistry
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lead discovery and optimization for bacterial and viral disease

Administration

Olson

Kazuko Olson
Administrative Officer
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415-514-4757

 

Former lab members

Who

Now at

Tim Acker, PhD

Research Scientist at Eureka Therapeutics, Emeryville, CA

Brian Blank, PhD

Scientist, ORIC Pharmaceuticals, South San Francisco, CA

Mark Burlingame, PhD

UCSF Mass Spectrometry Facility

Ingrid Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor, Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UCSF

Jonathan Choy, PhD

Sr. Scientist at Merck, South San Francisco, CA

Shaun Fontaine, PhD

Scientist, ProLynx LLC, San Francisco

Allejandra Gallardo-Godoy, PhD

Senior Researcher, University of Queensland

Brian Hearn, PhD

Associate Director, ProLynx LLC, San Francisco

Erica Lauterwasser, PhD

Scientist, BASF, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Sumit Mahajan, PhD

Director, Drug Development, Globavir Biosciences, Los Altos, CA

Hiroki Shimizu PhD

Research Scientist, Daichi Sankyo, Japan

Ben Spangler, PhD

Scientist, Medicinal Chemistry, Exelixis, Alameda, CA

David Turner, PhD

Research Scientist, Leidos, Frederick, MD

Poulami Talukder, PhD Scientist, Tiba Biotech LLC, Cambridge, MA

Kurt Van Horn, PhD

Research Scientist, Avista Pharma Solutions, NC

Punitha Vedantham, PhD

Organic / Medicinal Chemistry Specialist Vibrant Sciences, Burlingame, CA

Yassir Younis Adam, PhD

Medicinal Chemist at MyoKardia, South San Francisco, CA