Organic Chemistry Faculty
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
Jinming Gao, Ph.D.
Research Interests: Probing lysosome catabolism by nanoparticles; theranostic nanomedicine for cancer-targeted drug delivery; tumor-activatable imaging nanoprobes
Jacques Lux, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
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.
Research Interests: Isolation and structural determination of biologically active natural products from marine bacteria; new methodology for stereochemical assignment; medicinal chemistry
These faculty members do not accept graduate students. They participate in teaching, co-mentoring, exam and dissertation committees, and all other program responsibilities.