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Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences

The Department of Biopharmaceutical Science faculty contribute to the foundational learning experiences in the first year of the PharmD curriculum, and integration of the foundational science with clinical applications in the second year of the three-year program. The department department faculty have also established research in various focus areas of pharmaceutical sciences.  These research areas include drug design and synthesis, protein chemistry, gene therapy, drug metabolism, pharmaceutical development and manufacturing, pharmacology, pharmaceutical biotechnology, translational science, clinical research and complementary alternative medicines. Many professional students participate in the various research projects. The research activities also include several local and international academic institutions.

The teaching, scholarship, and service activities are presented in the annual newsletters listed below:
2012 BPS Newsletter
2013 BPS Newsletter


Amusa Adebayo
Associate Professor, Biopharm Pharmacology

Ruth Adewuya
Pharmaceutics Lab Manager

Department Chair
Moji Adeyeye
Professor Pharmaceutics

Balwant Chauhan
Assistant Professor, Anatomy & Physiology

Subrata Deb
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology

Arun Jadhav
Professor Pharmacology

Paiboon Jungsuwadee
Assistant Professor, Pharmacology

Sonali Kurup
Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry

Paul Ornstein
Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry

Ravikiran Panakanti
Assistant Professor, Biopharmaceutics

Larry Potempa
Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Immunology



Department of Biopharmaceutical Sciences Affiliate Faculty