Michael Pirrung

Michael Pirrung

Riverside, CA

University of California, Riverside; University of California, Irvine

Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, UC Riverside



Published on Apr 21, 2016

Publish or perish

This work has finally made it into print!the paper

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Published on Nov 26, 2014

The last lap

Thanksgiving greetings to all project supporters! We are certainly thankful for the contributions you made to getting our project to this point. We have entered the final testing phase for the drug...

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Published on Feb 19, 2014

good publicity

As the saying goes, there is no such thing as bad publicity. In today's LA Times, there is an article on scientific crowdfunding that includes information about my experience with the project that,...

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Published on Dec 24, 2013

Opportunities and patience

I just wanted all the supporters of our project to have a special Christmas holiday update on our progress. We sent our sample of TIR-199 off to the NCI in a cryogenic shipper to be certain it stay...

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Published on Jul 08, 2013

Mission Accomplished

Well, we aren't flying a banner on an aircraft carrier, but we (well, Dr. Sudhakar Ambadi) did complete our TIR-199 synthesis last week (Happy Fourth of July!). As it turned out, the National Canc...

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Published on May 29, 2013

Penultimate update

Hello, everyone - we are approaching the end of our adventure. If there were a 'Hail Mary' pass to throw to get our project across the goal line, I would throw one now. Microryza believes that just...

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Published on May 24, 2013

Friday update - week 3

I am quite happy that our project has enjoyed a good deal of success on Microryza, especially your incredibly generous donations. I would appreciate if you could follow up by navigating to social ...

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Published on May 19, 2013


A written research plan (alert!: highly technical) is provided.

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