UIC Office of International Affairs




           Brian Murphy- Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

       “Collaborative Drug-lead discovery program between UIC and             
                                     University of Iceland”

In collaboration with Dr. Sesselja Omarsdottir at the University of Iceland, Dr. Brian Murphy travelled overseas to collect bacteria from samples found in the waters surrounding the country; these bacteria are now being tested for their ability to produce new drugs to combat infectious diseases.