At the interface of medicinal chemistry and enzymology

Hoang V. Le graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.S. degree in chemistry in 2008. While at Berkeley, Hoang worked in the laboratory of Professor Kenneth Raymond, studying supramolecular chemistry, synthesizing dicationic linkers, and investigating their stability in supramolecular systems. In 2013, he graduated from Cornell University with a Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry under the guidance of Professor Bruce Ganem. His graduate work expanded the scope of multicomponent reaction (MCR) chemistry by improving known synthetically useful MCRs and developing new MCRs. Hoang then held a postdoctoral position in the laboratory of Professor Richard Silverman at Northwestern University. His postdoctoral research contributed to the development of two patented potential drug candidates for the treatment of epilepsy and drug addiction. His postdoctoral research also contributed to the discovery of many inactivators of Toxoplasma gondii ornithine aminotransferase for the treatment of toxoplasmosis. In 2016, he joined the Department of BioMolecular Sciences at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry.

The research in our group has since been recognized with a New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Hoang V. Le

Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry (2016 - present)

Department of BioMolecular Sciences

School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi 


Postdoctoral Researcher, Northwestern University (2013 - 2016)

      Advisor: Richard Silverman

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2013

      Advisor: Bruce Ganem

B.S., University of California, Berkeley, 2008

      Advisor: Kenneth Raymond

 Hoang Le Research Group