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Organic Chemistry

Research areas

  • Natural Products
  • Synthetic Methodology
  • Organic Materials
  • Asymmetric Catalysis
  • Organometallic
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Courses

  • Contemporary Organic Synthesis I, II, & III
  • Organic Spectroscopy I & II
  • Organometallic Chemistry I & II
  • Physical Organic Chemistry I, II, & III

Faculty

Cynthia Burrows

Nucleic acid chemistry focusing on oxidative DNA damage, photochemistry of nucleic acids, and single molecule studies of modified DNA in protein nanopores.

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Ming Chen Hammond

Development of biosensors for live cell imaging, high-throughput screening, and synthesis; chemistry and biology of nucleotide signaling molecules.

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Ryan Looper

Development of strategies and methods for the synthesis of complex molecules as leads for biomedical discovery.

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Janis Louie

Discovery and development of transition metal-mediated reactions for the catalytic construction of structurally complex small molecules and polymeric materials.

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Joel S. Miller

Preparing and studying new magnetic materials based on molecular inorganic, organometallic, and organic chemistry.

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C. Dale Poulter

Studies of enzymes in the isoprenoid biosynthetic pathway using tools in organic chemistry, structural biology, and molecular biology.

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Jon D. Rainier

Development of organic and organometallic reactions and the use of these reactions in the chemical synthesis of biologically important molecules.

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Andrew G. Roberts

Reaction discovery and design for the chemical synthesis of small molecules and structurally unique peptide-based therapeutics.

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Matthew S. Sigman

Discovery and development of practical catalysts for use in organic synthesis and enantioselective reactions.

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Peter J. Stang

Supramolecular chemistry. Nanoscale molecular architectures, metallacyclic polygons and polyhedra via coordination. Crystal engineering. Iodonium chemistry. Reactive Intermediates.

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Ilya Zharov

Nanoporous materials, functional organic and hybrid organic/inorganic materials, nanoparticles, surface chemistry, polymers, anti-cancer agents, self-assembly, molecular recognition.

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Last Updated: 11/30/18