The Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Sciences Department in the College of Pharmacy and the Chemistry Department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences are pleased to announce that Dr. David Crich, an international expert in Carbohydrate Chemistry and Antimicrobial Drug Design, has joined the University of Georgia as Georgia Research Alliance and David Chu Eminent Scholar in Drug Design. His primary lab and office suite will be located in the R.C. Wilson Building of the College of Pharmacy, with further labs in the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center.
Dr. Crich previously served at Wayne State University, where he was the A. Paul and Carol C. Schaap Professor of Organic Chemistry. He has mentored more than 100 Ph.D. students and postdoctoral scholars and published over 350 papers, with research supported by the National Institutes of Health and the Swiss National Science Foundation, among others. For a list of Dr. Crich’s publications, see here: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/browse/collection/40698691/?sort=date&direction=ascending.
Dr. Crich has received multiple recognitions for his research, including the ACS Cope Scholar Award, the Haworth Medal, the C. S. Hudson Award, the Emil Fischer Award, and the Whistler Prize.
Welcome, Dr. Crich, to UGA and the College of Pharmacy!