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Derek Nichols,


Primary Department:

Graduate Research Assistant
COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE

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Contacts
Email: dnichol1@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 396-9188
 
Education
  • M.S., Medical Sciences/Molecular Medicine, University of South Florida ,USA - 2009.
  • B.S., Biology, University of South Florida ,USA - 2002.
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    Research Summary

    Using structure-based drug design which includes molecular docking, ultra-high resolution xray crystallography, and chemical synthesis to analyze serine beta lactamases in order to design and discover novel inhibitors.

     


    Selected Publications
  • Nichols, DA.Jaishankar, P.Larson, W.Smith, E.Liu, G.Beyrouthy, R.Bonnet, R.Renslo, AR.Chen, Y. Structure-Based Design of Potent and Ligand-Efficient Inhibitors of CTX-M Class A β-Lactamase. Journal of medicinal chemistry. 55(5): 2163-72, 2012.

  • Memberships
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (USF Chapter Member, 2011 - Present)


  • Awards/Honors
  • Poster Presentation Award (2012 CDDI Symposium - 2012)
  • Academic and Research Excellence Award (USF Health - 2011)


  • Profile last modified on 03/06/2014