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Tropsha, Muratov, partners identify potential drug candidates for COVID-19, land on National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences 2020 Papers of the Year list

February 12, 2021

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) recently announced UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty paper “Computational modeling identifies drug candidates for SARS-CoV-2” as one of the organization’s 2020 Papers of the Year. The publication, with Alex Tropsha, Ph.D. and Eugene … Continued

Mariya Popova Awarded NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship

February 21, 2019

Mariya Popova, a second-year Ph.D. student in the Laboratory for Molecular Modeling, is the recipient of the 2019-20 NVIDIA Graduate Fellowship. Popova is supervised by Alexander Tropsha, Ph.D., and Olexandr Isayev, Ph.D. Her research focuses on applications and development of … Continued

Self-Taught UNC AI System Designs Drugs from Scratch

July 31, 2018

An artificial-intelligence approach created at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can teach itself to design new drug molecules from scratch. ReLeaSE is an algorithm and computer program developed at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. It comprises … Continued

Time to Get Serious about Nanomaterials Databases, UNC Scientists Say

January 30, 2018

Nanomaterials researchers urgently need well-structured and publicly accessible databases to advance their field, according to scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Research Triangle Institute. RTI transferred the Nanomaterial Registry database to UNC-Chapel Hill, and … Continued

Tropsha Joins Scientific Data Editorial Board

May 17, 2017

Alex Tropsha, Ph.D., has been named to the editorial board of the Nature journal Scientific Data. Scientific Data is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets and research that advance the sharing and reuse of scientific data. … Continued