Ku-Lung Hsu
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Ku-Lung Hsu

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Chemistry
Office location and address
Room 388A, Chemistry Building
409 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
CAREER: Next-Gen Flow Cytometry - A New Approach to Cell Heterogeneity
Source: U.S. NSF - Directorate Math. & Physical Sciences
April 01, 2020 – March 31, 2025
AS-CHEM Targeting oncogenic proteoforms using tyrosine-reactive chemistry
Source: The Mark Foundation for Cancer Research (US) Ltd
February 01, 2021 – January 31, 2024
Fellowship on behalf of Timothy Ware AS-CHEM Elucidating diaylglycerol lipase beta-mediated effects on neuroinflammatory signaling
Source: U.S. NIH Institute on Drug Abuse
February 10, 2021 – February 09, 2023
Endocannabinoid Biosynthesis in Inflammation and Pain
Source: U.S. NIH Institute on Drug Abuse
September 15, 2017 – June 30, 2022
AS-CHEM Manipulating Cellular Metabolism to Promote Cancer Immunity in Melanoma
Source: Melanoma Research Alliance
June 01, 2018 – May 31, 2022
BMS inhibitor profiling of diacylglycerol kinases using quantitative chemical proteomics
Source: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
August 30, 2018 – December 31, 2020
Diacylglycerol Activation of T Cell Receptors Signaling for Cancer Immunotherapy
Source: U.S. DOD - Army - Medical Research Acquisition Act
August 01, 2017 – July 31, 2020
AS-CHEM-KLH Functional Characterization of Diacyl
Source: U.S. NIH Institute on Drug Abuse
July 01, 2015 – June 30, 2019
CHEM 2410: Organic Chemistry I
Credits: 3
Surveys the compounds of carbon in relation to their structure, identification, synthesis, natural occurrence, and mechanisms of reactions. Three class hours; Discussion requirement at the discretion of instructor. CHEM 1420 or 1620. CHEM 2311 or 2411 may be taken concurrently or after CHEM 2410. Drop/withdrawal from CHEM 2410, requires drop/withdrawal from CHEM 2311/2411. C or better required for CHEM 2420.
CHEM 3951: Undergraduate Research I
Credits: 1–3
Introduces the methods of research that include use of the research literature and instruction in basic experimental and theoretical procedures and techniques. Students can conduct their research within the Dept of Chemistry or in a related science with approval. Under the supervision of faculty but may work closely with a Post-Doc or graduate student.
CHEM 3961: Undergraduate Research II
Credits: 3
Student continues to build on their knowledge of the methods of research including the use of research literature and instruction in more advanced experimental and theoretical procedures and techniques. Students can conduct their research within the Dept of Chemistry or in a related science with approval. Under the supervision of faculty but may work closely with a Post-Doc or graduate student.
CHEM 4951: Undergraduate Research III
Credits: 3
Student continues to build on their knowledge of the methods of research including the use of research literature and instruction in more advanced experimental and theoretical procedures and techniques. Students can conduct their research within the Dept of Chemistry or in a related science with approval. Under the supervision of faculty but may work closely with a Post-Doc or graduate student.
CHEM 4961: Undergraduate Research IV
Credits: 3
Student continues to build on their knowledge of the methods of research including the use of research literature and instruction in more advanced experimental and theoretical procedures and techniques. Students can conduct their research within the Dept of Chemistry or in a related science with approval. Under the supervision of faculty but may work closely with a Post-Doc or graduate student.
CS 4998: Distinguished BA Majors Research
Credits: 3
Required for Distinguished Majors completing the Bachelor of Arts degree in the College of Arts and Sciences. An introduction to computer science research and the writing of a Distinguished Majors thesis. Prerequisites: CS 2150 or CS 2501 topic DSA2 with a grade of C- or higher, and BSCS major
CHEM 5540: Special Topics in Biological Chemistry (Drug Discovery)
Credits: 3
Selected topics in advanced biochemistry developed to the depth required for modern research
CHEM 5560: Selected Topics in Biological Chemistry
Credits: 3
Selected topics in advanced biochemistry developed to the depth required for modern research Prerequisite: Instructor Permission
CHEM 7010: Research Seminar I: Introduction to Research
Credits: 3
Provides professional development for graduate students concerning the theory & practice of scientific research. To familiarize students with faculty research and the tools for research. Students attend a series of faculty research presentations & additional lectures concerning library & research resources. Requires to attend departmental seminars & colloquia to expand their knowledge of current experimental & theoretical frontiers in chemistry.
CHEM 9430: Research in Chemical Biology
Credits: 1–12
Research in Chemical Biology
PHAR 9995: Research in Pharmacology
Credits: 1–12
Original research on approved problems.
PHAR 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.