People

People

Dr. MacMillan and cityscape

Principal Investigator

John MacMillan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa
B.Sc.: University of Iowa
(Chemistry, 1999; Advisor: David Wiemer)
Ph.D.: University of California, Davis
(Chemistry, 2004; Advisor: Tadeusz Molinski)
Postdoc: Scripps Institution of Oceanography
(2004 – 2007; Advisor: William Fenical)

 

David Brumley

David Brumley

Graduate student
Hometown: Atlanta, Ga.
B.Sc.: Georgia Institute of Technology
(Biochemistry, 2014)
Research: Natural product discovery, Organic chemistry

 

Dominic Colosimo

Dominic Colosimo

Graduate student
Hometown: Athens, Ga.
B.Sc.: University of Central Florida
(Immunology, 2012)
Research: Natural products discovery, chemical biology

 

Peng Fu

Peng Fu, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Hometown: Shandong, China
Ph.D.: Ocean University of China 
(Medicinal Chemistry, 2013)
B.Sc.: Ocean University of China 
(Pharmacy, 2008)
Research: Natural products isolation, medicinal chemistry

 

Aswad Khadilkar

Aswad Khadilkar, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Hometown: Mumbai, India
Ph.D.: University of North Texas
(Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2015; Advisor: Brian Ayre)
M.S.: University of Mumbai
(Lifesciences- Biotechnology, 2007)
B.Sc.:University of Mumbai
(Lifesciences, 2005)
Research: Cancer Biology, Plant defense against pathogen, Natural product isolation

 

Scott La

Scott La

Research Assistant
Hometown: Garland, Texas
B.Sc.: University of Texas at Austin
(Biochemistry, 2011)
Research: Drug discovery, microbiology

 

Aaron Legako

Aaron Legako

Research Assistant
Hometown: Rowlett, Texas
B.Sc.: University of Texas at Austin
(Microbiology, 2011)
Research: Microbiology, genomics, mathematics

 

Nathaniel Oswald

Nathaniel Oswald

Graduate student
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
B.Sc.: Brigham Young University
(Biochemistry, 2011)
Research: Natural products isolation, cancer biology