All Articles: Students

Caitlin Lichtenfels

Lichtenfels was named a Leader in the Promotion of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Respect by the American Chemical Society (ACS).

A photo of Nicole, Nan, and Conrad

Nicole Mai Bentz, Nan Wang, and Conrad Fihn each successfully defended their PhD thesis this summer to become our program's most recent graduates.

Kelsey Holdaway

Holdaway received the Dr. Paul B. Myrdal Memorial Pre-Doctoral Fellowship from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE).

Medicinal Chemistry PhD Graduates Spring '23

Alexander Hurben, Garrett Schey, Caroline Buchholz, Jacob Bouchard, Samantha Kennelly, Maxwell Dillenburg, Md Abdullah Al Noman, and Peng Ge each successfully defended their PhD thesis this spring.

Alexis Stoorza

Medicinal Chemistry PhD student Alexis Stoorza's project will focus on more precisely defining the binding mode and selectivity of CpxA inhibitors.

The Steam Team in a group photo

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry's STEAM Team attended a science-focused poster session hosted by Thomas Edison High School as part of a continued outreach program that focuses on student mentoring in the sciences.

Mahon and Van Ochten

The Public Health Advocacy Student Alliance (PHASA) is an interprofessional student group at the University of Minnesota that aims to inform and empower health professional students about public policy legislation that affects their patients and their careers. The group includes students from pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing, and medicine, as well as a few undergraduate students.

side by side photos of a painted landscape and a photograph of the same landscape

Grad students use grant to help their community

Sam Callisto

Samuel is a PhD Candidate in the Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology department. During his time in the program Samuel has pursued various avenues of research related to precision medicine in neuropharmacology with a focus on anti-seizure drugs.

AAPS graduate research spotlight document

ECP graduate student Siddhee Sahasrabudhe was recently featured in the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Graduate REsearch Spotlight. Sahasrabudhe's research focuses on pharmacometrics. Congratulations!