School of Pharmacy
Medicinal chemistry researcher earns national New Investigator Award
Emily Scott, associate professor in the School of Pharmacy’s Department of Medicinal Chemistry, has earned the North American New Investigator Award from the International Society for the Study of Xenobiotics.
Scott’s research focuses on obtaining crystal structures of human cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes that exist in cellular membranes and play an important role in drug metabolism and steroid generation, especially the development of anticancer compounds for lung and prostate cancer.Read more »
2 professors named American Chemical Society fellows
Two KU professors have been named fellows by the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific association.
Named were Joseph Heppert, professor of chemistry in the College of Liberay Arts & Sciences; and Jeff Aube, University Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry in the School of Pharmacy.
The selection of fellows is based on such achievements as outstanding and creative scientific research, superior achievements in the teaching of chemistry, managerial excellence, and volunteer service.Read more »