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Illuminating The Druggable Genome Resource Dissemination And Outreach Center

Stephan C. Schürer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology
Program Director of Drug Discovery
University of Miami
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Therapeutics
Scripps Research Institute, Florida

Dusica Vidovic, Ph.D.
Associate Scientist in Drug Discovery
UNM Center for Molecular Discovery
University of Miami


The RDOC grant at U of Miami is led by Dr. Stephan Schürer. Work from his group will focus on dissemination of the resources generated from the DRGC by stewarding implementation of metadata standards for IDG and developing a Resource Management System (RMS) capable of a variety of data and resources.

NIH grant number: 1U24TR002278-01


RDOC at University of Miami publications:

  1. Drug target ontology to classify and integrate drug discovery data.  Lin Y, Mehta S, Küçük-McGinty H, Turner JP, Vidovic D, Forlin M, Koleti A, Nguyen DT, Jensen LJ, Guha R, Mathias SL, Ursu O, Stathias V, Duan J, Nabizadeh N, Chung C, Mader C, Visser U, Yang JJ, Bologa CG, Oprea TI, Schürer SC. J Biomed Semantics. 2017 Nov 9;8(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s13326-017-0161-x. PMID: 29122012, PMCID: PMC5679337
  2. Data Portal for the Library of Integrated Network-based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) program: integrated access to diverse large-scale cellular perturbation response data  Koleti A, Terryn R, Stathias V, Chung C, Cooper DJ, Turner JP, Vidovic D, Forlin M, Kelley TT, D'Urso A, Allen BK, Torre D, Jagodnik KM, Wang L, Jenkins SL, Mader C, Niu W, Fazel M, Mahi N, Pilarczyk M, Clark N, Shamsaei B, Meller J, Vasiliauskas J, Reichard J, Medvedovic M, Ma'ayan A, Pillai A, Schürer SC. Nucleic Acids Res. 2018 Jan 4;46(D1):D558-D566. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkx1063. PMID: 29140462, PMCID: PMC5753343
  3. Maillet, Emeline L; Milon, Nicolas; Heghinian, Mari D; Fishback, James; Schürer, Stephan C; Garamszegi, Nandor; Mash, Deborah C, Noribogaine is a G-protein biased -opioid receptor agonist., Neuropharmacology 99: 675-88 (2015), PMID: 26302653