Welcome to the Ferguson Lab

Research in the Ferguson laboratory applies chemical synthesis, biochemistry, mass spectrometry and cell biology towards the goal of developing new therapeutic strategies in cancer and neurodegenerative disorders. Our research seeks to enable dissection of the cellular signaling networks underlying disease, through development of selective tool compounds that act via inhibition, targeted degradation, or alterations of posttranslational modifications.

We cultivate a multidisciplinary and highly collaborative approach to science to tackle fundamental questions in disease biology and drug discovery.

The Ferguson lab is part of:

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry - UC San Diego

The Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences - UC San Diego Health Sciences