Chun-Tao Che

    Email Address: chect@uic.edu
    College: Pharmacy Department: Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
    Title: Norman R Farnsworth Professor of Pharmacognosy
    Office: 323 PHARM Phone: 996-5234
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Drug discovery from natural products;
    Isolation and biological properties of chemical compounds from medicinal plants, e.g. Chinese medicines;
    Standardization and quality control of botanical preparations;
    Literature database of medicinal plants and natural products;
    Traditional Chinese medicine;
    Botanical dietary supplements;
    Spectroscopic and chromatographic analyses of natural products.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Honors College student;
    Junior year and up;
    Science major

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Genuine interest in science and bench work;
    Sense of responsibility;
    Good communication skills and willingness to participate in team work.

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