Aik Ooi, PhD

Adviser: Dr. Bradley Moore
My research in the Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry Program focused on design and development of zinc finger-based DNA sequence detection system. I am currently in UCLA Medical Center doing my post-doctoral training. I study the role of airway progenitor/stem cells in sustaining normal lung repair, as well as their role in lung cancer formation.
Status: 
Alumni
Degree: 
PhD
Program: 
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Track: 
Drug Discovery and Development
Dissertation Title: 
"Sequence-Specific DNA Detection Utilizing Custom-Designed Zinc Finger Proteins"
Alumna or Alumnus: 
Alumnus
Alumni Title/Position/Employer: 
Assistant Professor, University of Arizona, Pharmacology & Toxicology