Service

University-Wide Service

  • Faculty Senate, 5/2009-8/2013; 3/2015-8/2016
    • Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 8/2015-8/2016
    • Faculty Senate General Academic Affairs Committee, 8/2012-8/2013
    • Faculty Senate Faculty Governance of Academic Policy Committee, 8/2011-7/2012; 8/2015-Present; chair, 8/2015-8/2016
    • Faculty Senate Academic Support Committee, 8/2009-7/2011
  • Advisory Board for the Center of Excellence in Teaching and Learning, 8/2012-7/2015
  • Undergraduate Council, a University Standing Committee, 2012-7/2015
  • Search Committee for Senior International Officer and Executive Director of the Office of Global Engagement, University of Mississippi, 9/2013-2/2014
  • Artist Series Committee, a University Standing Committee, 2012-2013
  • Library Council, 2011-2013
  • Dual and Second Degree Policy Task Force, 11/2012-3/2013
  • Instructional Technology Committee, a University Standing Committee, 2007-2010, 2011-2012

School of Pharmacy Service

  • Faculty Council (2015-present); vice-chair (2017-present)
  • Scholastic Standards (2007-present); vice-chair (2007-2013); chair (2013-present)
  • Graduate Program Coordinator, Medicinal Chemistry (2017-Present)
  • Honors, Awards, and Commencement Committee (2004-2005; 2011-2016)
  • Information, Resources and Computing Committee (2005-2014); vice-chair (2006-2007); chair (2007-2009)
  • School of Pharmacy Strategic Planning: Students Subcommittee for ACPE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education) Self-Study conducted to prepare for re-accreditation (Fall 2010-Spring 2012; 2006-2007)
  • School of Pharmacy Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Search Committee (2013)
  • Chair, Division of Pharmacognosy Faculty Search Committee (2016-2017)
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry Faculty Search Committee (2016-2017)
  • Division of Medicinal Chemistry Faculty Search Committee (2015-2016)
  • Department of Medicinal Chemistry Faculty Search Committee (2012-2013)
  • Department of Medicinal Chemistry Chair Search Committee (2005-2006)
  • Facilities Subcommittee (ACPE Accreditation) (2004-2006)
  • Instructional Technology and Computing Committee (2004-2005)

Service to Students

  • I am faculty advisor to a Pharmacy student association, Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International, U. Mississippi chapter, founded Fall 2005 (2005-Present)
  • I am a faculty advisor to a Pharmacy student association, American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, U. Mississippi student chapter (2010-Present)

National/International Service to Profession

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) MSFD (Macromolecular Structure and Function) Study Section (2/16/2016)
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business: Biological Chemistry, Biophysics and Drug Discovery SBIR/STTR study section 2015/1 ZRG1 IMST-G (10) B (11/3/2014; 6/22-23/2015)
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer for ACS Petroleum Research Fund (2014-2015)
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer for ACS Petroleum Research Fund (2013-2014)
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer for NSF MS EPSCoR Seed Grant (Apr 2014)
  • For the 2013 Southeast Regional National Institutes of Health (NIH) IDeA (Institutional Development Award) Meeting (Nov. 15-17) in Arkansas
    • Doerksen hosted a Breakfast Topic Table on Chemoinformatics
    • Doerksen co-chaired an oral session on the Central Nervous System
    • Doerksen was a judge in the oral presentation competition for undergraduate students
    • Doerksen was a judge in the poster competition for graduate students
  • For the MidSouth Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Society (MCBIOS) Annual Meeting in Little Rock, AR in March 6-7, 2015.
    • Doerksen co-chaired an oral session
    • Doerksen was a judge in the oral presentation competition for undergraduate students
    • Doerksen was a judge in the poster competition for graduate students
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Cancer Institute (NCI) Special Emphasis Panel/Scientific Review Group 2012/01 ZCA1 SRLB-V (J1) R meeting (11/14/2011-11/15/2011)
  • Steering Committee member for Mississippi NSF EPSCoR (12/2010-4/2012)
  • External reviewer for Louisiana Board of Regents’ Pilot Funding for New Research (Pfund) program, 12/2011
  • Co-organizer of “Understanding molecular properties and interactions: A symposium in honour of Ajit Thakkar’s 60th birthday” for the 94th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC2011), Montreal, Canada, June 5-9, 2011
  • Session Chair, “Quantum chemistry. The quantum and physical worlds meet.” 237th ACS National Meeting, Division of Computers in Chemistry, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2009
  • Session Chair, “Molecular Mechanics. General Oral Session.” 236th ACS National Meeting, Division of Computers in Chemistry, Philadelphia, PA, August 2008
  • Co-organizer of Michael Klein 65th Birthday Symposium, 229th ACS National Meeting, Division of Computers in Chemistry, San Diego, CA, March 13-17, 2005
  • Discovery Grant Application Referee for Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Discovery Grant, 2005
  • Ad-hoc Reviewer for National Science Foundation
  • External (foreign) examiner for a PhD Dissertation in Pharmacy from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (Ranchi, India) (2013)
  • External (foreign) examiner for a PhD Dissertation in Pharmacy from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra (Ranchi, India) for J. Venkatesan entitled ‘Design, synthesis and pharmacological screening of mycobactin analogues’ (2010)
  • External (foreign) examiner for PhD Dissertation from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (NIPER), Nagar, Punjab, India, 2008
  • External (foreign) examiner for a PhD Dissertation in Pharmacy from Birla Institute of Technology, Ranchi, India for S. Vadivalen entitled ‘Computer-aided design, synthesis and receptor binding studies for the discovery of potential PPAR ligands’, 2008.
  • Informal member of several Masters Thesis examining committees for MS student for National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, Department of Food Science and Department of Biological Science and Technology (2013-2014).
  • External reviewer for City University of New York Research Award, 2009
  • Internal reviewer for Seed Grants for Mississippi NSF EPSCoR program, Jackson, MS, December 2009
  • Mississippi State Science & Engineering Fair Judge, 2008, Oxford, MS
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Judge, March, 2010, Oxford, MS (high school)
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Judge, March, 2010, Oxford, MS (elementary)
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Judge, March, 2011, Oxford, MS (high school)
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Judge, March, 2011, Oxford, MS (elementary)
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Best of Fair Judge, March, 2013, Oxford, MS (high school)
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Judge, March, 2013, Oxford, MS (elementary)
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Best of Fair Judge, March, 2015, Oxford, MS (high school)
  • Mississippi Region VII Science & Engineering Fair Judge, April, 2015, Oxford, MS (elementary)
  • Intel International Science & Engineering Fair Grand Judge, May, 2011, Los Angeles, CA
  • Perspectives in Medicinal Chemistry, Honorary Editorial Board, 2006-Present
  • Journal Article Referee for 59 journals, including: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Nature Protocols, Chemical Reviews, Protein Journal, Cancer, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Marine Drugs, Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, Journal of Computational Chemistry, Accounts of Chemical Research, Current Pharmaceutical Design, Journal of Functional Foods, Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery, Biochemistry, Journal of Molecular Biology, Journal of Chemical Information & Modeling, Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, Journal of Natural Products, Natural Product Research, Chemical Physics Letters, Structural Chemistry, Journal of Molecular Structure: THEOCHEM, Journal of Molecular Structure, Letters in Drug Design, Journal of Biomolecular Structure & Dynamics, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Journal of Enzyme Inhibition & Medicinal Chemistry, Computational and Theoretical Chemistry, Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, Journal of Computational Chemistry, Journal of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry, Drug Discovery Today, SAR QSAR Environmental Research, Medicinal Chemistry Research, Perspectives in Medicinal Chemistry, Future Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Research, Canadian Journal of Chemistry, Journal of Saudi Chemical Society, Biologia, PLOS Computational Biology, Computational Biology and Chemistry, Molecular Informatics, Journal of Molecular Graphics & Modeling, Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Kuwait Journal of Science, Computers in Biology and Medicine, Scientific Reports, Tetrahedron, and Organometallics (>160 manuscripts reviewed, 215 review opportunities declined, 2006-2017)
  • Reviewed a medicinal chemistry textbook proposal for John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2010
  • Consultant for Medacorp and Round Table Group