Harrison School of Pharmacy

Graduate Student Directory


  Ahmed Al Saqr
Degree Program: Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Sciences
Anticipated Graduation: 2020
Advisor: Forrest Smith, Ph.D.
Email: msa0023@auburn.edu

Pharm.D. King Faisal University (Saudi Arabia), 2012
M.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences Auburn, 2016

Research Areas:

  • Synthesis of anticancer compounds
  • Enzyme inhibition

Mansour Alturki’s research focuses on the design and synthesis of highly selective DNA alkylators as anticancer agents. Agents that show high DNA sequence selectivity offer great therapeutic potentials in cancer treatment and other genetic disorders. The discovery of new selective DNA alkylators will produce highly effective drugs with less adverse effects.

Poster Presentations:

  • 64TH ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics June 5 - 9, 2016, San Antonio, Texas Auburn University Annual Symposium: This is Research: Symposia, Auburn, AL, April 13th, 2016 Harrison School of Pharmacy Research Symposium, Auburn, AL, April 8, 2016, Auburn.

Last Updated: December 5, 2016