Whitty, Adrian

Department of Chemistry 2017-2018 AY Outstanding Student Awards

We were pleased to announce the Department of Chemistry student award winners for the 2017-2018 academic year at the Orientation BBQ. For those who may have missed it, here are the award winners.   Sugata Ray Memorial Award for International Students: Nathchar Naowarojna (Liu Lab) This award was established by the Ray family in memory […]

Dr. Whitty to speak at DMCBB Basel Symposium 2016

DMCCB Basel Symposium 2016 Half-day symposium on «Macrocycles in Drug- and Agrochemical Discovery» Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 13:30 – 17:45 Big Lecture Hall, Department of Chemistry University of Basel, St. Johanns-Ring 19  This year’s annual symposium organized by the Division of Medicinal Chemistry & Chemical Biology of the Swiss Chemical Society is dedicated to the topic of […]


Whitty Receives College’s Highest Advising Award

Professor Adrian Whitty has received a Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising in recognition of his strong and demonstrated commitment to the personal and academic development of his students. The award is presented each year at the College of Arts and Sciences Class Day ceremony. In announcing the award, Dr. Steven Jarvi, Associate Dean […]

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Finding NEMO: Multidisciplinary Team Searches for the Drugs of the Future

There are many medically important drug targets that current drug discovery technology is not able to address. Collaborative basic research in Chemistry, Biology, and Biochemistry is key to solving these intractable problems to enable the discovery of new classes of drugs. A multidisciplinary team at Boston University, led by Associate Professor of Chemistry Adrian Whitty, […]

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Adrian Whitty and group receive NIH Award to perform quantitative analysis of RET Receptor activation and signaling

The Whitty Group has received a 5-year, $2 million award from the NIH. Growth factors (GFs) are messenger proteins that mediate the signals between cells that regulate critical functions such as cell growth, maturation, and death. In comparison with other medicinally important protein classes (enzymes, ion channels and G protein-coupled receptors) little is known about […]