Drs. Jane Ishmael and Kerry McPhail, Associate Professors of Pharmacology and Medicinal Chemistry/Natural Products, respectively, in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received NIH R01 funding for $1.6 million to pursue natural products drug discovery research for a project titled “Modulation of Protein Biogenesis and Secretion by Natural Product Translocon Ligands.” Drs. Ishmael and McPhail are […]
Kerry McPhail searches coral reefs around the world for chemical clues that could be the new drugs of tomorrow. She recently traveled to Saudi Arabia, where she dove the spectacular Red Sea reefs. She’s a medicinal chemist who teaches and does research at the Oregon State University College of Pharmacy. The Chemistry of Corals from […]
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has chosen Dr. McPhail to lead a three year, multi-university project entitled The Chemical Ecology and Group Dynamics of Modern Microbialite Communities with collaborators from Rhodes University, South Africa, UC San Diego, and Univ. of Wisconsin.
The research groups of Drs. Kerry McPhail and Jane Ishmael, including former and current graduate students Mohamad Nazari, Jeffrey Serrill, Xuemei Wan and David Gallegos, are pleased to announce the publication of their manuscript entitled “New Mandelalides Expand a Macrolide Series of Mitochondrial Inhibitors” in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, available here.
Congratulations, Richard Tehan, a Ph.D. student in Pharmaceutical Sciences in the laboratory of Dr. Kerry McPhail who was selected to receive a scholarship award from the Oregon Mycological Society.
Congratulations to Dr. Kerry McPhail and her co-investigator, Dr. Jane Ishmael, on the funding of an R15/AREA grant from NIH/NIGMS entitled “Natural Product Drug Discovery from South African Tunicates by Leveraging International Training Opportunities” starting April 1, 2017.