Faculty / Supporting Staff, PSD - Dr. Osama Alwassil

 

Dr. Osama I. Alwassil, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

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Education:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2015
  • Preparing Future Faculty Program, The Center for Teaching Excellence, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2015
  • Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Virginia Commonwealth University, USA, 2012
  • Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA, 2005

Research Interest:

  • Neurodegenerative Diseases; Antimicrobial agents
  • Development of 3D homology models of receptors and enzymes at different activation states.
  • Application of computational drug design and molecular simulation techniques using tripos software (e.g., SYBYL-X suite) as well as performing virtual docking studies and analyzing different bimolecular interactions using CCDC software (e.g., GOLD suite).

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