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KennethUgen

Kenneth Ugen, Ph.D.

Professor, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • My research focuses on applied and translational immunology
  • with the goal of developing and characterizing novel gene based
  • vaccines and therapies against infectious agents and cancer.
  • Previous funded work has centered on vaccine development
  • against neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimers Disease
  • as well as the development of vaccines and immunotherapeutics
  • against HIV. Current research emphasis is centering on methods
  • for delivering novel gene and peptide based therapies against cancer
  • Basic molecular and immunological methods are being used in the
  • lab to pursue these goals
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DerekNichols

Derek Nichols

Postdoctoral Scholar Research, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
  • Using structure-based drug design which includes molecular docking, ultra-high resolution xray crystallography, and chemical synthesis to analyze serine beta lactamases in order to design and discover novel inhibitors.
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Ph.D. Students

  • Alzheimer's disease, drug discovery and general Neuroscience
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