Organic Chemistry Faculty


Uttam Tambar, Ph.D.

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

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

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

Jacques Lux, Ph.D.

Jacques Lux, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Lux Lab
Research Interests: Bioresponsive nanomaterials for In vivo detection and therapy; targeted and activatable ultrasound (US) agents for the detection of inflammation and cancer

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


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.