Assistant Professor Chris Richards (UK Chemistry) and Professor James Pauly (UK Pharmacy) have been awarded funding to help elucidate the mechanism of nicotine addiction and to identify targets for nicotine cessation therapeutics. The $760,000 grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health is titled "Single Molecule Determination of nAChR Structural Assembly for Therapeutic Targeting.”
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Nine multi-disciplinary student teams gathered on Saturday, Jan. 24, in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy to compete in the first Global Health Case Competition.
The new College of Arts & Sciences Research Computing cluster shares the basic design elements of a modern supercomputer, though at a smaller scale and lower cost. Multiple systems are linked together within a high bandwidth, low latency framework, allowing researchers to run demanding applications across hundreds of processors simultaneously.
The STEAM Academy opened in Lexington last fall, offering its students a blended learning instructional program, focusing on mastery learning, personalized instruction and opportunities to engage in resources at UK.
A grant from the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism is funding a UK program that will advance research of alcohol abuse and train tomorrow's problem solvers.
Known for his work in organic chemistry and as a father of insect and human birth control, Carl Djerassi will take part in several events being held Feb. 13-15, at UK.
Statistics faculty member Arnold Stromberg joined faculty from the UK College of Pharmacy in publishing a research study which recently received the AMA's Research Publication Highlight of the Year.
Shoulder to Shoulder Global is a UK-based organization that strives to improve the health and well-being of impoverished communities.