Chemistry Program Faculty
Joseph Ready, Ph.D.
Chair, Chemistry Training Track
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
Research: Synthesis of natural products and other molecular architectures and interrogation of their mode-of-action using molecular pharmacology and biochemistry
De Brabander Lab
Jinming Gao, Ph.D.
Research interest: probing lysosome catabolism by nanoparticles; theranostic nanomedicine for cancer-targeted drug delivery; tumor-activatable imaging nanoprobes
Lászlo Kürti, Ph.D.
Research: Development of new methods for the enantioselective assembly heterocycles and carbocycles. Preparation of architecturally complex bioactive natural products and their derivatives
John MacMillan, Ph.D.
Research: Isolation and structural determination of biologically active natural products from marine bacteria; new methodology for stereochemical assignment; medicinal chemistry
Daniel Siegwart, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Polymer and materials chemistry, drug and gene delivery, RNAi, biomedical imaging, detection and treatment of cancer
Gomika Udugamasooriya, Ph.D.
Research: Development of high affinity and specific peptidomimetics for imaging and therapeutic applications targeting lung cancer and cancer stem cells