Welcome to the Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance

Translating innovative science to new treatments through interdisciplinary and institutional collaborations in drug discovery and development.

Breaking news: $2 million gift to bolster Alabama Drug Discovery Alliance research efforts

The 2015 RFA is out! Please find the request for pre-proposals here. We are utilizing the same 2-tier approach as in 2015.
Pertinent info:
- Deadline Pre-Proposals: Monday March 23, 8:30 AM
- Full proposals will be sollicited from selected PIs by early April
- Deadline full proposals will be May 18; start date August 1
- Awards are for 2 years, $50,000 per year
- All UAB faculty and SR scientists are eligible to apply
- Only small molecule-directed efforts are considered responsive to this RFA

We organized a CCTS-sponsored lecture series about drug discovery, which ran every Thursday from noon to 1 PM in PCAMS, from October 17 to December 2013.

If you missed the lectures, slides have been made available below:

Maaike Everts - October 17 - Intro to Drug Discovery and Its Funding
Mark Suto - October 31 - What Makes a Target Druggable and Validated?
Indira Padmalayam - November 7 - Assay Development
Bob Bostwick - November 14 - HTS
Penny Jester and Maaike Everts - November 21 - How to Apply for an IND
Charles Hebert - December 5 - Non-clinical Tox and Animal Models
Mark Suto - December 12 - PK/ADME in Drug Discovery