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Wesley  Brooks

Wesley Brooks

Wesley Brooks
Research Assistant Professor


Office: IDRB 202
Phone: 813/758-5059



B.S., Christopher Newport University, 1971-74
A.S., William Rainey Harper College, 1975-76
M.B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1980-84
Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, 1989-94
Postdoctoral Research, Harvard Medical School, 1994
Postdoctoral Research, University of Florida, 1999-2003
Sr. Postdoctoral Research, Moffitt Cancer Center, 2003-05


Developing hypotheses of autoimmune diseases has been a primary focus. Another major focus is development of a Virtual Target Screening system for drug repurposing and identification of potential adverse interactions. Computational drug discovery is also an area of interest targeting cancers, calcium flux dysregulation and polyamine synthesis & recycling.


Grant writing and development of the Virtual Target Screening system in Dr. Wayne Guida’s lab.