Organic Chemistry Faculty

Faculty

John MacMillan, Ph.D.

John MacMillan, Ph.D.
Chair, Chemistry Training Track
MacMillan Lab

 
Chuo Chen, Ph.D.

Chuo Chen, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Natural product synthesis, synthetic methodology development, small molecule library synthesis, and chemical biology
Chen Lab
Phone: 214-648-5048

 
David Corey, Ph.D.

David Corey, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Engineering proteins and nucleic acids for novel function
Corey Lab
Phone: 214-645-6155

 
Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.

Jef De Brabander, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Synthesis of natural products and other molecular architectures and interrogation of their mode-of-action using molecular pharmacology and biochemistry
De Brabander Lab
Phone: 214-648-7808

 
Jinming Gao, Ph.D.

Jinming Gao, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Probing lysosome catabolism by nanoparticles; theranostic nanomedicine for cancer-targeted drug delivery; tumor-activatable imaging nanoprobes
Gao Lab
Phone: 214-645-6370

 

Jacques Lux, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Lux Lab
Research Interests: Polymeric materials for imaging (MRI, PET, CT nanoprobes) and theranostics; targeted and activatable ultrasound (US) agents for the detection of cancer

 
John MacMillan, Ph.D.

John MacMillan, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Isolation and structural determination of biologically active natural products from marine bacteria; new methodology for stereochemical assignment; medicinal chemistry
MacMillan Lab
Phone: 214-648-8653

 
Joseph Ready, Ph.D.

Joseph Ready, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Discovery and application of new chemical reactions; total synthesis of complex molecules
Ready Lab
Phone: 214-648-0313

 
Daniel Siegwart, Ph.D.

Daniel Siegwart, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Polymer and materials chemistry, drug and gene delivery, RNAi, biomedical imaging, detection and treatment of cancer
Siegwart Lab
Phone: 214-645-6354

 
Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.

Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Synthesis of complex biologically active natural products, and development of new tandem methodologies
Tambar Lab
Phone: 214-648-0580

Associate Members

These faculty members do not accept graduate students. They participate in teaching, co-mentoring, exam and dissertation committees, and all other program responsibilities.