Adriana Lozoya – Chu Family Foundation award

Congratulations to our postdoc Adriana for receiving one of the Chu Family Foundation awards at the IRT 3NA 2022! Thanks to this fellowship she will be visiting the Andi Marx Lab in the south of Germany next week.

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Daniel Schuder – Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowship awardee

Congratulations to our grad student Daniel on being awarded the GAANN fellowship by the U.S. Department of Education!

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Kefan Yang – UCI Beall Applied Innovation’s (BAI) Graduate Innovation Fellowship

Congratulations to our grad student, Kefan Yang, who got awarded the UCI Beall Applied Innovation’s (BAI) Graduate Innovation Fellowship!

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John Chaput Receives 2022-2023 Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award For Research

July 27, 2022 Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor, Dr. John Chaput, received the 2022-2023 Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Research from the UC Irvine Academic Senate and will be honored at a reception later this year. The Distinguished Faculty Awards recognize faculty who have brought significant distinction to UCI through their research, teaching, mentorship or service to the University and…

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Chaput lab latest research on COVID-19 test was featured in UCI news

UCI-developed COVID-19 test detects, identifies specific variants with 100% accuracy Recent work from PhD candidate Kefan Yang was featured in this UCI News article. This work presents a COVID-19 test that detects and identifies specific SARS-CoV-2 variants with 100% accuracy. Recently published online in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, a paper on the research describes the…

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ALS Highlights the Mechanism of DNA Synthesis Publication

The Advanced Light Source at the Berkeley Lab highlights the Chaput lab’s recent publication on the mechanism of DNA synthesis in a Science Brief. The specific Nature Communication publication discusses newly discovered intermediates that provide greater context to replication by a DNA polymerase; the exact order and transition between intermediates was solved by time-resolved X-ray…

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John Chaput Receives The 2021 Athalie Clarke Achievement Award

John Chaput was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Athalie Clarke Achievement Award from the UC Irvine School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The award recognizes researchers whose work has the potential to make lasting impacts on human health. Read more about this achievement here, and watch Dr. Chaput accept his award below!

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