News

Gaurav presents at the International Society for Computational Biology conference

(07/23/2017)

Gaurav presented a talk on "Interactome based drug design based on disease-disease relationships" at #ISMB2017

 

Gaurav presents at "Frontier in Cancer Immunotherapy"

Gaurav presents at "Frontier in Cancer Immunotherapy"

(02/27/2017)

Gaurav presents labs work on dual action cancer immunotherapy at "Frontiers in Cancer Immunotherapy"

 

Biophysical Society presentation

Biophysical Society presentation

(02/15/2017)

Gaurav presents our automated multitarget lead optimization work at the Biophysical Society 61st Annual Meeting.

 

Jacob and Elizabeth  joined the lab

Jacob and Elizabeth joined the lab

(01/09/2017)

Chopra Lab welcomes our new Chemistry undergraduates.

 

Sebastion Paez rotates into our Lab

Sebastion Paez rotates into our Lab

(01/06/2017)

Sebastion Paez rotates into our Lab as apart of the PULSe graduate program.

 

Awarded a two year Instructional Innovation grant

Awarded a two year Instructional Innovation grant

(12/23/2016)

Our lab was awarded a two year Instructional Innovation grant to develop a virtual reality platform to visualize chemical interactions. This project is a collaboration with the Purdue Envision Center and Roy Tasker's group. Thank you!

 

Awarded Grant from Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery

Awarded Grant from Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery

(11/19/2016)

Our lab was awarded a seed grant by Purdue Institute for Drug Discovery to collaborate with Dr. Darci Trader. Thank you!

 

Gaurav Gives Talk at the Walther Cancer Foundation

Gaurav Gives Talk at the Walther Cancer Foundation

(11/08/2016)

 

 Phase I Concept award grant

Phase I Concept award grant

(11/07/2016)

Our lab was awarded a Phase I Concept award grant from Purdue Center for Cancer Research. Thank you!

 

Gaurav Presents a Poster at the 2016 AACR Meeting

Gaurav Presents a Poster at the 2016 AACR Meeting

(10/28/2016)

 

Lab's game showcased on Purdue's  ITaP Newsroom

Lab's game showcased on Purdue's ITaP Newsroom

(10/20/2016)

Our lab alongside the Purdue Envision Center has been developing a virtual reality (VR) game to aid in drug discovery.

 

Cory Conder Joins Lab

Cory Conder Joins Lab

(10/17/2016)

Cory Conder is a Chemistry Graduate student here at Purdue. He will be working on computational design and synthesis of immunomodulatory agents among other projects.

 

Lab Welcomes  Undergrads

Lab Welcomes Undergrads

(09/02/2016)

Chopra Lab welcomes eager, young undergraduates (Anav, Ben, Brandon, Gabby)

 

1st Annual Lab BBQ

1st Annual Lab BBQ

(08/15/2016)

Chopra hosted the family and friends at his first annual lab cookout to celebrate our first year as a lab.

 

Invited talk at Eli Lilly

Invited talk at Eli Lilly

(07/03/2016)

Gaurav gives an invited talk at Eli Lilly & Company as a part of the Grand Rounds Seminar.

 

Chopra lab welcomes Teresa Kennelly for the summer

Chopra lab welcomes Teresa Kennelly for the summer

(05/30/2016)

Teresa Kennelly (undergraduate, Chemistry) joined and worked alongside Priya Prakash for the summer.

 

Gaurav gives talk at University of Texas-Austin

Gaurav gives talk at University of Texas-Austin

(05/27/2016)

Gaurav gave a talk at the Institute for Computer Engineering and Science at University of Texas-Austin. The seminar was titled "Interactome based drug discovery and disease-disease relationships"

 

Priya Prakash officially joins the lab

Priya Prakash officially joins the lab

(05/23/2016)

Priya Prakash finishes her last rotation as apart of the PULSe program and joins our lab!

 

Publication: "CD28 Costimulation: From Mechanism to Therapy"

Publication: "CD28 Costimulation: From Mechanism to Therapy"

(05/17/2016)

This paper summarizes the current understanding of complex costimulatory pathways, including the individual roles of the CD28, B7-1/CD80, and B7-2/CD86 molecules.

 

Lab Welcomes: Wallie

Lab Welcomes: Wallie

(05/10/2016)

Wallie is an open-source liquid handling robot developed by Opentrons to run protocols in a medium throughput manner. Wallie is run on a Raspberry Pi and can run protocols while being controlled by a remote user.

 

1st Postdoctoral Fellow Joins lab: Joydeb Majumder

1st Postdoctoral Fellow Joins lab: Joydeb Majumder

(04/25/2016)

Joydeb Majumder joins the lab as our first postdoctoral fellow.

 

Undergraduate Falkner Summer Research award

Undergraduate Falkner Summer Research award

(04/07/2016)

Undergraduate Falkner Summer Research award

 

Publication:"Exploring polypharmacology in drug discovery and repurposing using the CANDO platform"

Publication:"Exploring polypharmacology in drug discovery and repurposing using the CANDO platform"

(03/21/2016)

This paper shows how the CANDO platform can be used to analyze and determine the contribution of multitargeting based approach (polypharmacology) to drug repurposing.

 

Lab receives grant from LabArchives

Lab receives grant from LabArchives

(03/21/2016)

Instead of using traditional methods of notebook keeping, our lab was granted to opportunity to test LabArchive's digital online notebook keeping service

 

Chopra lab welcomes rotation student Priya Prakash

Chopra lab welcomes rotation student Priya Prakash

(03/07/2016)

Priya Prakash (PULSe graduate Student) starts her final rotation in our lab.

 

Chopra presents at presents research ideas in local seminars

Chopra presents at presents research ideas in local seminars

(02/03/2016)

Gaurav Chopra presented at the "Big Data" seminar on Feb. 2nd followed by a Physical Chemistry seminar on the 3rd.

 

Ethan Hillman Rotates into Lab

Ethan Hillman Rotates into Lab

(01/25/2016)

Ethan Hillman (PULSe graduate student) will be a member of our lab until March 2016.

 

Chopra Lab welcomes Jonathan Fine, Jessup Dowell, and Travis Lantz

Chopra Lab welcomes Jonathan Fine, Jessup Dowell, and Travis Lantz

(01/11/2016)

Jonathan Fine is a graduate student from the Chemistry Department while Jessup and Travis are both Undergraduates in Chemistry.

 

Chopra Moves in

Chopra Moves in

(01/01/2016)

Gaurav Chopra moves into the newly built Drug Discovery facility and joins the Purdue Chemistry Department