- Natural Products
- Synthetic Methodology
- Organic Materials
- Asymmetric Catalysis
- Medicinal Chemistry
- Contemporary Organic Synthesis I, II, & III
- Organic Spectroscopy I & II
- Organometallic Chemistry I & II
- Physical Organic Chemistry I, II, & III
Nucleic acid chemistry focusing on oxidative DNA damage, photochemistry of nucleic acids, and single molecule studies of modified DNA in protein nanopores.
Ming Chen Hammond
Development of biosensors for live cell imaging, high-throughput screening, and synthesis; chemistry and biology of nucleotide signaling molecules.
Development of strategies and methods for the synthesis of complex molecules as leads for biomedical discovery.
Discovery and development of transition metal-mediated reactions for the catalytic construction of structurally complex small molecules and polymeric materials.
Aaron W. Puri
Structure, function, and genetic regulation of natural products from underexplored bacteria
Jon D. Rainier
Development of organic and organometallic reactions and the use of these reactions in the chemical synthesis of biologically important molecules.
Andrew G. Roberts
Reaction discovery and design for the chemical synthesis of small molecules and structurally unique peptide-based therapeutics.
Transition-metal mediated small molecule activation, activation of O2 for fuel cell and synthetic applications, electrocatalytic CO2 fixation and CO2 reduction to methanol.
Matthew S. Sigman
Discovery and development of practical catalysts for use in organic synthesis and enantioselective reactions.
Peter J. Stang
Supramolecular chemistry. Nanoscale molecular architectures, metallacyclic polygons and polyhedra via coordination. Crystal engineering. Iodonium chemistry. Reactive Intermediates.
Ming Lee Tang
Designer Ligands for Functional Nanocrystals
Nanoporous materials, functional organic and hybrid organic/inorganic materials, nanoparticles, surface chemistry, polymers, anti-cancer agents, self-assembly, molecular recognition.
Research direction summary: Electrochemical and photocatalytic methods development for selective organic synthesis