G Scott Weston
Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Harding University, USA
Dr. Weston spent several years as a research scientist in computational chemistry & biology in the biopharmaceutical industry before transitioning into academic pharmacy. He authored a recent book chapter (in Concepts in Pharmacogenomics), has published several journal articles, and has received a number of patents and grants for his research work. Dr. Weston recently initiated a new medicinal plant /natural products program at Harding University. Dr. Weston attended the University of Mississippi where he received a B.S.in Pharmacy in 1990. In 1995; he received a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Mississippi in Pharmaceutical/Medicinal Chemistry and then completed a three year postdoctoral fellowship at the North-western University Medical School in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biological Chemistry. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS).
Dr. Weston’s research interests included drug discovery and development computer-aided lead discovery and optimization, molecular docking, quantitative structure-activity relationships, and algorithm development.