Please check this webpage regularly for updates and other important information about Dr. Xue’s lab group.

October 2017:

September 18: First year PharmD student Phuc Quang Tran has joined the lab to do research. Welcome Phuc!

September 2017:

September 18: Asmita Adhikari, a first graduate student, has joined the lab for her first rotation. Welcome Asmita!!

August 2017:

August 20: Lizzy, Nam, Ana, and Yong presented at the 254th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC. Congratulations to them!!

July 2017:

July 11: Fengtian’s patent application with Drs Smith and MacKerell on “LRRK2 GTP Binding Inhibitors for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease and Neuroinflammatory Disorders” has been issued (US Pat# 9,701,627).  Cheers!!

June 2017:

June 12: Alexandra Morris, an undergraduate student from UMBC, has joined the lab as a summer intern. Welcome Alexandra!!

June 9: Fengtian has received research funding from Center for AIDS Research. Cheers!

June 5: Chun Yin Li, a second-year PharmD student at UMB, has joined the lab to do research. Welcome Chun Yin!!

June 1: First year graduate students Elizabeth Robinson and Garrick Centola have officially joined the lab as PhD candidates. Welcome Lizzy and Garrick!!

May 2017:

May 26: Yue Yin, a second-year undergraduate student from the Binghamton University, has joined the lab as a summer student. Welcome Yue!!

April 2017:

April 21: Fengtian has won the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy AACP Teacher of the Year.  Cheers!

December 2016:

December 19: First year student Garrick Centola has joined the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Garrick!!

December 16: Fengtian has renewed his grant from the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation for 2016-2017. Cheers!

November 2016:

November 10: Fengtian’s patent on heme transporter inhibitors “Compounds for treating parasitic infections” (WO 2016/179505 A1) has been published. Cheers!!

September 2016:

September 19: Elizabeth Robinson has joined the lab as a rotation student. Welcome Lizzy!!

August 2016:

August 21: Huimin and Chad presented posters at the 252nd ACS National Meetings in Philly. Congrats!

August 1: Dr. Yong Ai has joined the lab from the China Pharmaceutical University (CPU) as a postdoc fellow. Welcome!!

July 2016:

July 15: Dr. Qianshou Zong has joined the lab as a visiting scholar. Welcome!

June 2016:

June 13: Deanna Sersen has joined the lab as a summer intern. Welcome!

May 2016:

May 25: Geoff and Huimin presented posters at the fourth CADD Symposium at UMB. Congratulations!

May 21: Geoff presented posters at the 9th annual Frontiers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface Symposium. Cheers!

May 20: Former PharmD student Jung-Min Lee won the Conrad L. Wich Prize: exceptional work in medicinal chemistry and pharmacology. Congratulations to Jung-Min!

May 18: Fengtan has received research funding from UMVentures on “WNT Signaling Pathway Inhibitors for Treatment of Diseases”. Cheers!!

December 2015:

December 9: Kiwon Ok has joined the lab for his first rotation. Welcome!

September 2015:

September 21: Chad Johnson has joined the lab for his first rotation. Welcome!

July 2015:

July 1: Fengtian has renewed his grant from the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation for 2015-2016. Cheers!

June 2015:

June 24: Dr. Dongdong Liang has joined the lab from Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health, Chinese Academy of Science, as a postdoc fellow. Welcome!

June 16: Chad Johnson has joined the lab to pursue research. Welcome!

May 2015:

May 25: Nayara Cauneto has joined the lab as part of the “Brazil Scientific Mobility Program”. Welcome!

May 19: Three PharmD students, Priya Brunsdon, Willy Li, and Tommy Lee, have joined the lab to do research. Welcome!

April 2015:

April 7: Fengtan has received research funding from AACR on the project “BCL6 BTB domain inhibitors for triple-negative breast cancer” for two years. Cheers!

March 2015:

March 9: Dr. Huimin Cheng has joined the group as a postdoc fellow. Welcome!

February 2015:

February 18: Fengtan has received research funding from NIH on the project “Selective inhibitors of heme transporters as antiparasitic agents” for two years. Cheers!

January 2015:

January 19: Two PharmD students, Ana Coutinho and Sidick Jibril, have joined the lab to do research. Welcome!

December 2014:

December 18: Two PharmD students, Nam Nguyen and Kelly Murphy, have joined the lab to do research. Welcome!

November 2014:

November 1: Dr. Atef Abd El-Monem has joined the lab as a visiting scholar. Welcome!

October 2014:

October 8: Fengtian has received research funding from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society for three years. Cheers!

August 2014:

August 18: Fengtian has received research support from Janssen Pharmaceuticals. Cheers!

July 2014:

July 14: Dr. Wei Yang has joined the lab as a postdoc. Welcome!

July 9: Fengtian has received research funding from the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Fundation for 2014-2015. Cheers!

June 2014:

June 20: Geoff has recieved an invitation from the Medchem Gordon Research Conference to present his research on August 2-3 in New Hampshire . Congratulations!

June 16: Geoff has been selected by the American Chemical Society for The ACS Division of Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship of 2014-2015. Congratulations!

June 9: Fengtian has received research funding from the Leukemia Research Foundation for 2014-2015. Cheers!

June 5: Geoff has won the NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Graduate Student Training Grant Award for 2014-2015. Congratulations!

June 2: Kyle Wende joined the lab as a PSC summer research intern. Welcome!

May 2014:

May 21: Tharcilla Aglio joined the lab as part of the “Brazil Scientific Mobility Program”. Welcome!

May 10: Rachita and Geoff presented posters at the seventh annual Frontiers at the Chemistry-Biology Interface Symposium. Congratulations!

April 2014:

April 20: Rachita and Geoff will present their research at the ACS 248th National Meeting in San Francisco. Congratulations!

April 15: Geoff won the 2014 AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. Congratulations!

April 10: Dr. Shaymaa Kassab joined the lab as a visiting scholar. Welcome!

September 2013:

September 7: Xinhua and Fengtian will present at the ACS 246th National Meeting.

August 2013:

August 20: Rachita Rai and Tao Liang are joining the lab for their first rotation. Welcome!