Teaching

Courses:

For the following, if the number of lectures is not noted then I was the instructor of record and taught for the whole semester (~14 weeks); if the number of lectures is noted then I was not the instructor of record unless also noted.

Fall 2016

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I.

Spring 2017

MEDC 712. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design. (3 credit hour graduate course)

Prior Years

Fall 2004

MEDC 611. Drug Action and Design I. Introduction to Computer-Aided Ligand Design (3 credit hour graduate course)

MEDC 503. Medicinal Chemistry Research Methodology (3 credit hour graduate course) 1 lecture.

Spring 2005

MEDC 612. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design (3 credit hour graduate course)

Fall 2005

MEDC 611. Drug Action and Design I. Introduction to Computer-Aided Ligand Design

MEDC 503. Medicinal Chemistry Research Methodology, 1 lecture.

MEDC 541. Problems in Medicinal Chemistry: Advanced Computational Methods for Medicinal Chemistry (3 credit hour graduate course)

MEDC 543. Seminar on Current Medicinal Chemistry Topics (1 credit hour graduate course)

MEDC 643. Seminar on Current Pharmaceutical Topics (1 credit hour graduate course)

Spring 2006

MEDC 544. Seminar on Current Medicinal Chemistry Topics.

MEDC 644. Seminar on Current Pharmaceutical Topics.

Fall 2006

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I. 4 lectures.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I. 4 lectures.

MEDC 543. Seminar on Current Medicinal Chemistry Topics.

MEDC 643. Seminar on Current Pharmaceutical Topics.

Spring 2007

MEDC 612. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design.

MEDC 544. Seminar on Current Medicinal Chemistry Topics.

MEDC 644. Seminar on Current Pharmaceutical Topics.

MEDC 417. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents II. 3 lectures (3 credit hour professional pharmacy course)

MEDC 502. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry II. 3 lectures (3 credit hour graduate course)

Fall 2007

MEDC 611. Drug Action and Design I. Introduction to Computer-Aided Ligand Design

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I. 11 lectures.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I. 11 lectures.

Spring 2008

MEDC 612. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design.

MEDC 417. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents II. 4 lectures. Instructor of Record.

MEDC 502. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry II. 4 lectures. Instructor of Record.

Fall 2008

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I. 11 lectures.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I. 11 lectures.

MEDC 503. Medicinal Chemistry Research Methodology, 1 lecture.

Spring 2009

MEDC 612. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design.

MEDC 417. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents II. 3 lectures. Instructor of Record.

MEDC 502. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry II. 3 lectures. Instructor of Record.

Fall 2009

MEDC 611. Drug Action and Design I. Introduction to Computer-Aided Ligand Design

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I. 23 lectures.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I. 23 lectures.

Fall 2010

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I (86 students enrolled, 3 credit hour professional pharmacy course, Mon/Wed/Fri 1-1:50 pm) 26 lectures

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I (9 students enrolled, 3 credit hour graduate course, Mon/Wed/Fri 1-1:50 pm) 26 lectures

Spring 2011

MEDC 612. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design.

Fall 2011

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I (56 students enrolled, 3 credit hour professional pharmacy course, Mon/Wed/Fri 1-1:50 pm) 24 lectures. Instructor of Record.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I (5 students enrolled, 3 credit hour graduate course, Mon/Wed/Fri 1-1:50 pm) 24 lectures. Instructor of Record.

MEDC 611. Drug Action and Design I. Introduction to Computer-Aided Ligand Design.

Fall 2012

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I (77 students enrolled, 3 credit hour professional pharmacy course, Mon/Wed/Fri 1-1:50 pm) 24 lectures. Instructor of Record.

MEDC 543. Seminar on Current Medicinal Chemistry Topics.

MEDC 643. Seminar on Current Pharmaceutical Topics.

Spring 2013

MEDC 612. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design.

Fall 2013

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I. 21 lectures.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I. 21 lectures.

MEDC 611. Drug Action and Design I. Introduction to Computer-Aided Ligand Design

MEDC 543. Seminar on Current Medicinal Chemistry Topics.

MEDC 643. Seminar on Current Pharmaceutical Topics.

Fall 2014

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I. (whole course)

Spring 2015

CHEM 319. Individual Research.

MEDC 712. Drug Action and Design II. Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design.

Fall 2015

MEDC 416. Medicinal Chemistry of Therapeutic Agents I. 36 lectures. Instructor of Record.

MEDC 501. Advanced Medicinal Chemistry I. 36 lectures.

Spring 2016

MEDC 711. Drug Action and Design I. Introduction to Computer-Aided Ligand Design.

CHEM 351. Individual Research. (1 undergraduate student enrolled.) Official Instructor of Record: Prof. C. Hussey

Advanced Neuroscience. (1 lecture)

Bioinformatics. (4 hours of lectures)

Theses and Dissertations

* Alexandra Baumann, Chemistry & Biochemistry (Gregory S. Tschumper, supervisor), dissertation in progress

* Sarah Johnson, Chemistry & Biochemistry (Gregory S. Tschumper, supervisor), dissertation in progress

* Thomas Ellington, Chemistry & Biochemistry (Gregory S. Tschumper, supervisor), dissertation in progress

* Katelyn Dreux, Chemistry & Biochemistry (Gregory S. Tschumper, supervisor), dissertation in progress

* Manal Nael, Medicinal Chemistry (Robert J. Doerksen, supervisor), dissertation in progress

* J. Coleman Howard, Chemistry (Gregory S. Tschumper, supervisor), dissertation in progress

* Shuneize Slater, Medicinal Chemistry (Robert J. Doerksen and Mitchell A. Avery, co-supervisors), dissertation in progress

* Pankaj Pandey, Medicinal Chemistry (Robert J. Doerksen, supervisor), dissertation in progress

* Eric Van Dornshuld, Chemistry & Biochemistry (Gregory S. Tschumper, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2014.

* Sheng Liu, Computer & Information Science (Yixin Chen, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2014.

* Khaled Elokely, Medicinal Chemistry (Robert J. Doerksen, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2013.

* David Watson, Medicinal Chemistry (Christopher R. McCurdy, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2013.

* Arindam Chatterjee, Medicinal Chemistry (Stephen J. Cutler and John S. Williamson, co-supervisors), dissertation completed, 2013.

* Shana Stoddard, Chemistry & Biochemistry (Randy M. Wadkins, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2013.

* Gang Fu, Medicinal Chemistry (Robert J. Doerksen, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2012.

* Ahmed Idris, Medicinal Chemistry (John S. Williamson, supervisor), MS thesis completed, 2012.

* Falgun Shah, Medicinal Chemistry (Mitchell A. Avery, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2011.

* Mohamed Helal, Medicinal Chemistry (Mitchell A. Avery, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2010.

* Pankaj R. Daga, Medicinal Chemistry (Robert J. Doerksen, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2010.

* Tammy Nolan, Medicinal Chemistry (Christopher R. McCurdy, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2010.

* Sivaprakasam Prasanna, Medicinal Chemistry (Robert J. Doerksen, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2009.

* S. Anand, Medicinal Chemistry (John M. Rimoldi, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2008.

* Neha Vyas Philip, Medicinal Chemistry (Christopher R. McCurdy, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2007.

* Nakul Telang, Medicinal Chemistry (Mitchell A. Avery, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2007.

* Ashok Philip, Medicinal Chemistry (Christopher R. McCurdy, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2006.

* Cassia Mizuno, Medicinal Chemistry (Mitchell A. Avery, supervisor), dissertation completed, 2006.

Invited Teaching Presentations

* RJ Doerksen “An Introduction to Computational Medicinal Chemistry.” Mississippi PChem/REU Summer Program, University, MS, Jul. 2014.

* RJ Doerksen “An Introduction to Computational Medicinal Chemistry.” Mississippi PChem/REU Summer Program, University, MS, Jun. 2013.

* RJ Doerksen “Computational Medicinal Chemistry Approaches for Understanding Protein-Ligand Interactions.” Rust College, Holly Springs, MS, March 4, 2009.

* RJ Doerksen “Computational Medicinal Chemistry Approaches for Understanding Protein-Ligand Interactions.” Rust College, Holly Springs, MS, October 22, 2008.

* RJ Doerksen “Teaching Computational Medicinal Chemistry Using Modern MCSR Supercomputers.” Mississippi Center for Supercomputing Research (MCSR) Research Symposium, University, MS, September 6-7, 2007.

Leader of Conference Roundtable Discussions

* RJ Doerksen “Pharmacy School Admission Criteria: What Approach Do You Take?” as part of the morning roundtable discussions, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, National Harbor, MD, July 2015.

* RJ Doerksen “Motivating pharmacy students to attend, learn from and enjoy pharmaceutical science research seminars” as part of the morning roundtable discussions, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, July 2011.

* RJ Doerksen “Molecular modeling assignments to aid professional pharmacy students’ learning acquisition” as part of the morning roundtable discussions, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, July 2010.

* RJ Doerksen “School/College of pharmacy personal computer requirements for professional pharmacy students: Necessary and/or advisable in 2009?” as part of the morning roundtable discussions, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, July 2009.