Active Faculty

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Abram J. Axelrod

Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

DRUG 247


765-496-1182

Specialization: Research is focused on the synthesis of complex glycoproteins, natural products, and oligosaccharides of importance in immuno-oncology and infectious diseases.

Axelrod Research Lab

DRUG 210A/218

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Eric L. Barker

Dean, College of Pharmacy

RHPH 108B


765-494-1368

Specialization: Molecular Pharmacology of Antidepressant- and Cocaine-Sensitive Serotonin Transporters; Endogenous Cannabinoid Transport

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Mark S. Cushman

Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

RHPH 412B


765-494-1465

Specialization: Medicinal Chemistry

Cushman Research Lab

RHPH 325/325B, RHPH 303

765-494-9778

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V. Jo Davisson

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 406A


765-494-5238

Specialization: Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical-Systems Biology

Davisson Research Lab

RHPH 354

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Emily C. Dykhuizen

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

HANS 105A


765-494-4706

Specialization: chemical biology, chromatin biology

Dykhuizen Research Lab

HANS 105

765-494-4782

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Daniel P. Flaherty

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemisry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 406B


765-494-4761

Specialization: Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Fragment-based drug design

Flaherty Research Lab

RHPH 403

http://www.flahertylab.com/

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Arun K. Ghosh

Ian P. Rothwell Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry

WTHR 273C


765-494-5323

Specialization: Drug Design, Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Product Synthesis

Ghosh Research Lab

WTHR 152, 242, 248, 250 & 255

http://www.chem.purdue.edu/ghosh/

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Marietta L. Harrison

Special Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships

HOVD 307


765-494-4231

Specialization: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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Tony R. Hazbun

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

HANS 235A


765-496-8228

Specialization: Functional Genomics and Systems Biology, Chemical Genetics

Hazbun Research Lab

HANS 235

765-494-3675

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Gregory H. Hockerman

Associate Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 206A


765-496-3874

Specialization: Molecular pharmacology

Hockerman Research Lab

RHPH 205/206

765-496-6010

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Chang-Deng Hu

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Moleculary Pharmacology

HANS 401A


765-496-1971

Specialization: Cancer Biology and Cancer Pharmacology

Hu Research Lab

HANS 401/405

765-496-3699

http://people.pharmacy.purdue.edu/~hu1/

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Rong Huang

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

DRUG 211


765-494-3426

Specialization: Drug Discovery, Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Epigenetics

Huang Research Lab

DRUG 210

765-494-3610

http://www.rhuanglab.com

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Andy Hudmon

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 224B


765-496-6389

Specialization: Neuropharmacology, cell signaling, macromolecular machines and ion channels.

Hudmon Research Lab

RHPH 218C

765-494-9362

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Casey J. Krusemark

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 406C


Specialization: Chemical biology, DNA-encoded medicinal chemistry, Proteomics

Krusemark Research Lab

RHPH 440

http://krusemarklab.weebly.com/

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Douglas J. LaCount

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

DLR 442


765-496-7835

Specialization: Systems biology of malaria parasites; protein-protein interactions

LaCount Research Lab

DLR 439

765-496-9336

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Markus A. Lill

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 504B


765-496-9375

Specialization: Computer-assisted drug design

Lill Research Lab

RHPH 504C

765-496-6643

http://people.pharmacy.purdue.edu/~mlill/

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Seung-Oe Lim

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

DRUG 347


765-494-3531

Specialization: Cancer, Immuno-oncology, Immunotherapy

Lim Research Lab

DRUG 310

765-494-3647

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Philip Low

Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry

DRUG 323


765-494-5283

Specialization: Drug targeting, Cancer therapeutics, Imaging and therapy of autoimmune diseases, Infectious disease therapeutics

Low Research Lab

DRUG 334, 340, 318, 310, 374, 380

https://www.chem.purdue.edu/low/

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Chiwook Park

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 224C


765-496-7513

Specialization: System-wide Investigation of Protein Folding and Protein-Ligand Interactions

Park Research Lab

RHPH 218A, 223

765-496-8312

http://people.pharmacy.purdue.edu/~chiwook/

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Elizabeth I. (Betsy) Parkinson

Assistant Professor, Organic Chemistry

BRWN 4171D


765-496-3346

Specialization: The discovery of new natural products from cryptic biosynthetic gene clusters and the examination of the anticancer and antibiotic activities of these natural products with a focus on difficult-to-hit targets.

Parkinson Research Lab

BRWN 4165

https://www.parkinsonlaboratory.com/

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Carol B. Post

Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

HOCK 127


765-494-5980

Specialization: Computational Chemistry and Biological NMR

Post Research Lab

HOCK 315

765-494-2191

http://post.bio.purdue.edu/

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Jean-Christophe (Chris) Rochet

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 506D


765-494-1413

Specialization: Protein misassembly, Parkinson's disease

Rochet Research Lab

RHPH 510

765-494-6564

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J. Benita Sjogren

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 224A


765-494-3501

Specialization: G protein signaling, RGS proteins, Proteasomal degradation, Drug discovery

Sjogren Research Lab

RHPH 318

765-494-5003

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Robert V. (Rob) Stahelin

Retter Professor of Pharmacy

DLR 446


765-494-4152

Specialization: Biochemistry and Biophysics

Stahelin Research Lab

DLR 439

765-496-2727

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Craig K. Svensson

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 410B


Specialization: Idiosyncratic drug reactions; drug addiction; chronic illness

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Weiguo Andy Tao

Professor of Biochemistry

HANS 239


765-494-9605

Specialization: Proteomics and biological mass spectrometry

Tao Research Lab

HANS 404, HANS 435, HANS 439

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John Tesmer

Walther Professor in Cancer Structural Biology

HOCK 329


765-494-1807

Specialization: GPCR signaling, Structure Determination, Drug Discovery

Tesmer Research Lab

HOCK 367

765-496-3862

https://www.bio.purdue.edu/lab/tesmer/

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Darci J. Trader

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 506A


765-494-1149

Specialization: Organic Synthesis, Drug Discovery, Chemical Biology

Trader Research Lab

RHPH 527

765-494-1151

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Richard M. Van Rijn

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 506CRHPH 516


765-494-6461765-494-6564

Specialization: Neuropharmacology and drug discovery

Van Rijn Research Lab

RHPH 530

765-494-6564

http://www.vanrijnlab.com/

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Val J. Watts

Associate Dean for Research, College of Pharmacy

RHPH 210


765-496-3872

Specialization: Molecular Pharmacology

Watts Research Lab

RHPH 212, 214

765-496-3873

http://people.pharmacy.purdue.edu/~vwatts/

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Michael K. Wendt

Assistant Professor Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

HANS 114


765-494-0860

Specialization: Cancer Biology, anti-metastatic pharmacology

Wendt Research Lab

HANS 111, HANS 111A, HANS 115

765-494-0896

http://www.wendtlab.com

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Danzhou Yang

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

HANS 413B


765-494-8148

Specialization: Anticancer Drugs, DNA Structures and Functions, G-quadruplexes, NMR Spectroscopy

Yang Research Lab

HANS 413/419/42

765-494-8363

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Yang Yang

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

DLR 336


765-494-2926

Specialization: Pharmacogenomics, ion channels, induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), neurological diseases

Yang Research Lab

DLR 303

765-494-3508

http://www.yangyanglab.org

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Zhong-Yin Zhang

Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

RHPH 202A


765-494-1403

Specialization: Chemical Biology/Drug Discovery, Cellular Signaling, Protein Structure & Function, Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases

Zhang Research Lab

DRUG 234, HANS 407

765-496-6471, 765-496-7449

https://www.chem.purdue.edu/zhang/

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