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​​​- October 10, 2017: The U.S. utility/formal patent application on "Inactivators of Toxoplasma Gondii Ornithine Aminotransferase for Treating Toxoplasmosis and Malaria" (Serial No. 15/728,714) was filed.


- August 31, 2017: Hoang was invited to participate as a reviewer for the October meeting of the NIH Macromolecular Structure and Function A (MSFA) Study Section. 


- August 17, 2017: Hoang published a paper in Biochemistry on selective targeting by a mechanism-based inactivator against PLP-dependent enzymes. ​


- July 28, 2017: Sydney was selected for the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi UM Chapter Scholarship. Congratulations, Sydney!


- July 26, 2017: Amna received the Underrepresented Minority Fellowship from the graduate school. Congratulations, Amna!


- July 5, 2017: Dr. Imran Hossain joined us as a postdoctoral fellow. He receives support from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Welcome, Imran!


- June 2, 2017: Nick Akins joined us as a graduate student. Welcome, Nick!


- May 30, 2017: Jeremy Schneider joined us for the summer as an undergraduate student in the STEMS REU program. Welcome, Jeremy!

- May 28, 2017: Dr. Imran Hossain successfully defended and submitted his PhD dissertation to Osaka University. Congratulations, Imran! He will join our lab in July as a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral fellow.

​- May 21-23, 2017: Hoang attended the MALTO Medicinal Chemistry-Pharmacognosy Meeting-in-Miniature.


- April 28, 2017: Sydney Harrison, Morgan Woodard, and Tanner Nielson won the Distinguished Citations for Outstanding Contributions to the Research Mission of Medicinal Chemistry from our School of Pharmacy. Congratulations, Sydney, Morgan, and Tanner!


- April 13, 2017: The patent for OV215 was allowed and published.


- March 30, 2017: Hoang gave an invited seminar talk in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Mississippi.


- March 27, 2017: Hoang published a paper in PNAS on GabR-mediated transcription regulation in Bacillus Subtilis with Rui Wu, Jose Juncosa, Rick Silverman, Greg Petsko, Dagmar Ringe, and Dali Liu.


- March 22, 2017: Md. Abdullah Al Noman was selected for an Honors Scholarship from our Graduate School for the duration of his Ph.D. program. Congratulations, Md. Abdullah! He will join our lab as a graduate student in the Summer 2017.


​- March 22, 2017: Nick Akins was selected for an Honors Scholarship from our Graduate School for the duration of his Ph.D. program. Congratulations, Nick! He will join our lab as a graduate student in the Summer 2017.


- February 8, 2017: Tanner Nielson joined us as an undergraduate student. Welcome, Tanner!


- January 25, 2017: (S)-3-Amino-4-(difluoromethylenyl)-cyclopent-1-ene-1-carboxylic acid, a compound that Hoang co-invented with Jose Juncosa, Kenji Takaya, and Rick Silverman, with potential treatment of epilepsy, addiction, and hepatocellular carcinoma, was licensed to Ovid Therapeutics and now is known as OV215.


- January 23, 2017: Sydney Harrison joined us as an undergraduate student. Welcome, Sydney!


​- January 9, 2017: Hoang was selected for the NIH Early Career Reviewer Program.


​- January 4-8, 2017: Hoang attended the Enzyme Mechanisms Conference.


- December 19, 2016: Morgan received the Student Research Fellowship Award from the School of Pharmacy for the Summer of 2017. Congratulations, Morgan!


- December 1, 2016: Dr. Seong Jong Kim joined us as a postdoctoral fellow. Welcome, Seong Jong!


- October 10, 2016: Hoang filed his third provisional patent application with Rick Silverman on the discovery of many inactivators of Toxoplasma gondii ornithine aminotransferase for the treatment of toxoplasmosis and malaria.


- September 15, 2016: The patent for tetrahydrothiophene-based GABA aminotransferase inactivators was allowed and published.


​- September 12, 2016: Morgan Woodard joined us as an undergraduate student. Welcome, Morgan!


- July 23-27, 2016: Hoang attended the AACP annual meeting.


- July 22, 2016: Amna Adam joined us as a second-year graduate student. Welcome, Amna!


- July 7, 2016: Lance Ezell joined us as a second-year graduate student. Welcome, Lance!


- July 1, 2016: We inherited the lab of Professor Mitch Avery who has recently retired.

At the interface of medicinal chemistry and enzymology

 Hoang Le Research Group