Active Faculty

Eric L. Barker

Dean, College of Pharmacy


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

Mark S. Cushman

Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry


Specialization: Medicinal Chemistry

V. Jo Davisson

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical-Systems Biology

Emily C. Dykhuizen

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: chemical biology, chromatin biology

Daniel P. Flaherty

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemisry and Molecular Pharmacology


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

Arun K. Ghosh

Ian P. Rothwell Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry


Marietta L. Harrison

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


Specialization: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Tony R. Hazbun

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Functional Genomics and Systems Biology, Chemical Genetics

Gregory H. Hockerman

Associate Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Molecular pharmacology

Chang-Deng Hu

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Moleculary Pharmacology


Specialization: Cancer Biology and Cancer Pharmacology

Rong Huang

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


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

Andy Hudmon

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Casey J. Krusemark

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


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

Douglas J. LaCount

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


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

Markus A. Lill

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Computer-assisted drug design

Seung-Oe Lim

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Cancer, Immuno-oncology, Immunotherapy

Philip Low

Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry


Chiwook Park

Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


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

Carol B. Post

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Computational Chemistry and Biological NMR

Jean-Christophe (Chris) Rochet

Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Protein misassembly, Parkinson's disease

Jenny Benita Sjogren

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


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

Specialization: Biochemistry and Biophysics

Craig K. Svensson

Dean Emeritus and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Idiosyncratic drug reactions

Weiguo Andy Tao

Associate Professor (MCMP Courtesy Appointment)


Specialization: Proteomics and biological mass spectrometry

Darci J. Trader

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Organic Synthesis, Drug Discovery, Chemical Biology

Richard M. Van Rijn

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Neuropharmacology and drug discovery

Val J. Watts

Associate Dean for Research, College of Pharmacy


Specialization: Molecular Pharmacology

Michael K. Wendt

Assistant Professor Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Cancer Biology, anti-metastatic pharmacology

Danzhou Yang

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs


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

Yang Yang

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


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

Zhong-Yin Zhang

Head, Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology


Specialization: Chemical Biology, Drug Discovery, Signaling Mechanism by Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases

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