Research Faculty

Akbar Ali, PhD - Associate Professor
Design, synthesis and structure-activity relationship studies of HIV-1 protease inhibitors active against multidrug-resistant (MDR) viruses. Synthesis and biological evaluation of small molecule inhibitors of PTEFb, and viral infectivity factor (Vif). See C. Schiffer's Lab for more information.

Nese Kurt Yilmaz, PhD - Associate Professor
Molecular recognition and drug resistance in viral proteases. See C.Schiffer lab for more information.

Thom Vreven, PhD - Assistant ProfessorProgram in Bioinformatics and Integrative Biology
Computational analysis and determination of protein-protein interactions. See Z. Weng's lab for more information.