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Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences College of Pharmacy University of South Florida 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd Tampa FL 33612
His international experience includes various programs, contributions and participation in different countries for diverse fields of study. His research interests reflect in his wide range of publications in various national and international journals. Currently, he is working for University of South Florida in the field of the department of pharmaceutical sciences.
Dr. Jiazhi Sun focuses on Ras and ER signaling study, HDL-Receptor RNA alternative processing, and K-Ras, GPCR, BH3 protein and VDR/ER drug discovery targeting by utilizing Target-Guided Synthesis (TGS) approach and conventional intervention. Dr. Sun has more than 18-year professional experience in academic field including Drug Discovery, Signal Transduction, Apoptosis, Cancer Biology and Cardiovascular field, also leading collaborative Institutional and Pharmaceutical Industry rational design/targeted-therapeutic approach and development of FTI, GGTI and Kinase inhibitors (tyrosine, serine/threonine and sphingosine) and nuclear hormone receptor mimics as well as BH3-mimics as drug candidates and “Chemical-Genetics” tool/model. Since 1994, he has been involved in multiple programs yielding two U.S. patents, more than 30 peer-reviewed papers, book chapter, numerous awards including AFLAC Scholar in Cancer Research Award sponsored by American Association of Cancer Research and more than 30 scientific professional presentations