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Abdul, Shukree Rashed

Graduate Student ('16)
sabdulra@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Alachouzos, George

Graduate Student ('15)
galachou@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3027
403 Hutchison Hall

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Alvarez-Hernandez, Jose

Graduate Student ('16)
jalvar14@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Alwaseem, Hanan

Graduate Student ('13)
halwasee@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
409 Hutchison Hall

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Amori, Amanda

Graduate Student ('12)
aamori@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215
200 Hutchison Hall

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Andrews, Jordan

Graduate Student ('16)
jandre17@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Austin, Daniel

Graduate Student ('14)
d.austin@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7142
452 Hutchison Hall

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Bassler, Daniel

Graduate Student ('16)
dbassler@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Batesky, Don

Research Associate
dbatesky@rochester.rr.com | (585) 273-2768
422 Hutchison Hall

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Bhar, Somjit

Graduate Student ('15)
sbhar@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2980
122 Hutchison Hall

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Biegasiewicz, Kyle

Graduate Student ('10)
kbiegasi@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7141
447 Hutchison Hall

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Blensdorf, Tyler

Graduate Student ('16)
tblensdo@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Boeckman, Robert K., Jr.

Marshall D. Gates, Jr. Professor of Chemistry
Associate Editor for the Journal of Organic Chemistry

rkb@rkbmac.chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4229
451 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Total synthesis of alkaloids, terpenes, antibiotics, and antitumor agents; development of new synthetic methodology; applications of con­formational theory

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Bren, Kara L.

Professor of Chemistry
bren@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4335
448 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Bioinorganic and biophysical chemistry

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Brennessel, William

X-ray Crystallographer & Scientist
william.brennessel@rochester.edu | (585) 273-4715
B51 Hutchison Hall

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Brewster, David

Graduate Student ('16)
dbrewst3@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Caputo, Jill

Graduate Student ('11)
jcaputo2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
422 Hutchison Hall

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Carey, Rachel

Graduate Student ('13)
rachel.carey@rochester.edu | (585) 276-1351
423 Hutchison Hall

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Carpenter, Stephanie

Graduate Student ('14)
scarpen7@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1209
B31 Hutchison Hall

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Chakraborty, Saikat

Graduate Student ('13)
schakra8@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2980
122 Hutchison Hall

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Chakraborty, Rajarshi

Allied Student, Materials ('12)
rajarshi.chakraborty@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7083
B33 Hutchison Hall

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Chowdhury, Sutirtha

Graduate Student ('15)
schowdh4@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-8358
431 Hutchison Hall

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Cogan, Nicole

Graduate Student ('09)
nicole.briglio@rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215
200D Hutchison Hall

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Contestabile, Deborah

Administrative Assistant, Undergraduate Program & Development Office
ugradadm@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-3663
404D Hutchison Hall

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Cooley, Robin

Graduate Coordinator
gradrec@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0635
471 Hutchison Hall

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Curran, Daniel

Graduate Student ('16)
dcurran3@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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DeLouise, Lisa A.

Associate Professor of Dermatology
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering

lisa_delouise@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1810

Interests: Engineering Smart Bandage Bio Nanomaterials for Healing Skin

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de Paola, Ivan

Postdoctoral Fellow ('15)
idepaola@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
409 Hutchison Hall

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DiBenedetto, Tarah

Graduate Student ('15)
tdibened@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768

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Dinnocenzo, Joseph P.

Professor of Chemistry
jpd@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8351
463 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Mechanistic and Physical Organic Chemistry

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Dolan, Donna J.

Department Receptionist and Purchaser
dolan@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4231
404E Hutchison Hall

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Drake, Valerie

Editorial Assistant (J. Am. Chem. Soc.)
drake@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 273-3597
126 Hutchison Hall

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Dunman, Paul

Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
paul_dunman@urmc.rochester.edu

Interests: Use of S. aureus and A. baumannii as model organisms to study bacterial pathogenesis and develop novel strategies for the therapeutic intervention of bacterial infections

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Eagan, Gina

Administrative Assistant for the Materials Science Program
eagan@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1626
453 Hutchison Hall

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Ebetino, Frank Hal

Professor of Chemistry, Research
febetino@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 532-4084
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Interests: Medicinal chemistry and drug design, including bisphosphonates and bone targeted drugs for arthritis and cancer, receptor agonists/antagonists, and epigenetic enzyme inhibitors

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Eisenberg, Richard

Tracy H. Harris Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
eisenberg@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5573
B24 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry; Synthesis, Structure and Reaction Chemistry

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Enny, Daniel

Graduate Student ('16)
denny@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Ermolenko, Dmitri

Assistant Professor
dmitri_ermolenko@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3704
3-8555 Medical Center
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Interests: Mechanisms of protein synthesis; Single–molecule microscopy; Mechanics of molecular motors

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Fagan, Cody

Graduate Student ('15)
cfagan2@ur.rochester.edu

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Farid, Samir

Professor of Chemistry, Research
farid@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8398
220E Hutchison Hall

Interests: Photo-induced Electron Transfer Reactions

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Farrar, James M.

Professor of Chemistry
farrar@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5834
B19 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Dynamical studies of low energy ion-molecule reactions in the gas phase; imaging studies of collisions; photochemistry of size-selected ionic clusters

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Fasan, Rudi

Associate Professor of Chemistry
fasan@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 273-3504
416 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Bioorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology

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Feinberg, Adam

Graduate Student ('11)
adam.feinberg@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2219
461 Hutchison Hall

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Fitzhugh, Valerie

Editorial Assistant (J. Am. Chem. Soc.)
valerie.fitzhugh@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8228
126 Hutchison Hall

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Fleischauer, Valerie

Graduate Student ('13)
vfleisc2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1209
B31 Hutchison Hall

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Franco, Ignacio

Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Physics
ignacio.granco@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8209
454 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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Frenette, Leah

Graduate Student ('12)
lfrenet2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215
200 Hutchison Hall

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Freyer, Abigail

Graduate Student ('13)
afreyer@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215
200 Hutchison Hall

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Frontier, Alison J.

Professor of Chemistry
frontier@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2568
414 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Synthetic organic chemistry; synthesis of bioactive natural products; pericyclic reactions; asymmetric catalysis; cationic cascades

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Garcia, Kevin

Graduate Student ('16)
kgarcia7@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Garzon, Antonio

Graduate Student ('15)
agarzon@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1351
427 Hutchison Hall

Sina Ghaemmaghami

Ghaemmaghami, Sina

Assistant Professor
sghaemma@bio.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4829
326A Hutchison
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Interests: Protein folding and degradation; Neurodegenerative diseases and aging; Prion biology; Proteomics

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Goldfogel, Matthew

Postdoctoral Fellow ('16)
mgoldfog@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
422 Hutchison Hall

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Goodman, Joshua L.

Professor of Chemistry
goodman@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4891
460 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Mechanistic Organic Chemistry

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Grossfield, Alan M.

Associate Professor Biochemistry and Biophysics
alan_grossfield@urmc.rochester.edu

Interests: Investigating membranes and membrane proteins via computer simulation

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Gu, Bing

Postdoctoral Fellow ('16)
bgu@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1351
428 Hutchison Hall

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Guo, Yixing

Graduate Student ('14)
yguo26@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2980
122 Hutchison Hall

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Hafensteiner, Benjamin

Faculty Lecturer
benjamin.hafensteiner@rochester.edu | (585) 275-1936
124 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Chemical education; total synthesis of natural products; organic synthesis; reaction invention and investigation; cascade reactions

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Harrington, Patrick

Graduate Student ('13)
pharrin7@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3027
403 Hutchison Hall

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Hayes, Cassandra

Postdoctoral Fellow ('14)
chayes8@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6768
B46 Hutchison Hall

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Hickey, Joseph

Technical Associate Assistant
jhickey8@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0354
B14E Hutchison Hall

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Hickey, David

Scientist
david.hickey@rochester.edu | (585) 273-4857
112B Hutchison Hall

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Hitt, Mark

Graduate Student ('16)
mhitt@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Hou, Zhentao

Graduate Student ('11)
zhou2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215
200B Hutchison Hall

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Huang, Liangbin

Postdoctoral Fellow ('16)
lhuang19@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
422 Hutchison Hall

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Huihui, Kierra

Graduate Student ('12)
kierra.huihui@rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
421 Hutchison Hall

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Huo, Pengfei

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
huo@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-7793
415 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Physical and Theoretical Chemistry; Ab-initio dynamics for understanding chemistry; Photo physics of solar energy conversion

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Iannuzzi, Theresa

Graduate Student ('14)
tiannuzz@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1209
B31 Hutchison Hall

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Johnson, Rebeckah

Graduate Student ('14)
rjohns45@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215
200 Hutchison Hall

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Johnson, Keywan

Graduate Student ('13)
keywan.johnson@rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
443 Hutchison Hall

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Jones, William D.

Charles F. Houghton Professor of Chemistry
jones@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5493
B26 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Mechanistic Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis

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Kauffmann, Andrew

Graduate Student ('11)
andrew.kauffmann@rochester.edu | (585) 275-6766
B07 Hutchison Hall

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Kende, Andrew S.

Charles F. Houghton Professor of Chemistry, Emeritus
alumni@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4231

Interests: Strategy and Tactics in Organic Synthesis

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Kielkopf, Clara L.

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
clara_kielkopf@urmc.rochester.edu

Interests: Splicing defects in hematologic malignancies; roles of human pre-mRNA splicing factors in HIV-1 infectivity; development of engineered splicing factors for correction of splicing defects; splice sites and their associated proteins as therapeutic targets

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Kim, Seoyoung

Graduate Student ('15)
seoyoung.kim@rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
422 Hutchison Hall

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Kneebone, Jared

Graduate Student ('11)
jkneebon@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1209
B31 Hutchison Hall

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Knowles, Kathryn

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
knowles@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0649
457 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Inorganic Materials Chemistry

Todd D. Krauss

Krauss, Todd D.

Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Optics

Chair of Chemistry Department
krauss@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5093
465 Hutchinson
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Interests: Nanoscale Materials and Devices

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Kreilick, Robert W.

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
kreilick@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4231

Interests: Magnetic and Electrical Properties of Solids: Rapid Motion in Solids, Structure of Solids, Energy Transfer in Solids

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Krugh, Thomas R.

Professor of Chemistry
krugh@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4224
459 Hutchison Hall

Interests: Biophysical Chemistry; structural analysis of biomolecules, energy minimization and molecular dynamics calculations

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Krysan, Damian J.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Associate Professorof Microbiology and Immunology

damian_krysan@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-9729

Interests: Fungal Cell Wall Biology and High Throughput Screening for Antifungal Drugs

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Kuitems, Anna

Staff Accountant
kuitems@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0053
408 Hutchison Hall

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Kulkarni, Naveen

Scientist
nkulkar4@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6768
B46 Hutchison Hall

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Le, Jennifer

Graduate Student ('15)
p.le@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2980

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Lee, Joohyun

Graduate Student ('10)
jlee186@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6482
B28 Hutchison Hall

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Li, Guocan

Graduate Student ('16)
| (585) 275-9234
B49 Hutchison Hall

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Li, Zhi

Graduate Student ('13)
z.li@rochester.edu
424 Hutchison Hall

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Li, Xinyang

Graduate Student ('15)
xli95@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-8358
431 Hutchison Hall

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Li, Feng

Postdoctoral Fellow ('15)
fli17@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-8767

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Liberatore, Paul

Stockroom Manager & Staff Accountant
paul.liberatore@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4237
B14 Hutchison Hall

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Liu, Ningyu

Graduate Student ('15)
nliu12@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5255
B47 Hutchison Hall

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Lobenstine, Eric

Manager of Computers and Network
eric.lobenstine@rochester.edu | (585) 275-0340
B54A Hutchison

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Lv, Hongjin

Postdoctoral Fellow ('15)
hlv@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-9234
B50 Hutchison Hall

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Mandal, Arkajit

Graduate Student ('16)
amandal4@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Marchetti, Al

Senior Scientist
amarchet@rochester.rr.com | (585) 273-4652
B37 Hutchison Hall

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Mark, Analuz (Changano)

Graduate Student ('14)
achangan@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2219
461 Hutchison Hall

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Mark, Michael

Graduate Student ('13)
mmark@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6482
B28 Hutchison Hall

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Marnell, Miles

Graduate Student ('12)
mmarnell@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6768
B46 Hutchison Hall

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Mathews, David H.

Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Computational Biology

david_mathews@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1734
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Interests: Computational biology of RNA, including structure prediction, molecular dynamics, and genomics

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Matson, Ellen

Assistant Professor of Chemistry
matson@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-7792
B45 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Inorganic and Organometallic Chemistry

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McAnany, John

Graduate Student ('13)
jmcanany@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1977
3-8537 Medical Center

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McCamant, David W.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
mccamant@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-3122
B34 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Ultrafast spectroscopy of molecular dynamics in photochemistry; Mechanisms of vibrational relaxation

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McGarry, Lynda

Development Administrator & Alumni Relations
mcgarry@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2915
457 Hutchison Hall

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Mejia, Leopoldo Restrepo

Graduate Student ('16)
leopoldo-92@hotmail.com
Hutchison Hall

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Meyer, Rachel

Graduate Student ('15)
rmeyer5@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-8767
B50 Hutchison Hall

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Miller, Benjamin L.

Professor of Dermatology
benjamin_miller@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-9805

Interests: Developing new strategies for the sequence-selective recognition of RNA, and using the optical properties of nanostructured materials for the production of novel biosensors

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Moore, Eric

Graduate Student ('15)
eric.moore@rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
411 Hutchison Hall

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Mort, Brendan

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Research
Director of the Center for Integrated Research and Computing
brendan.mort@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8289
418 Hutchison Hall

Interests: High performance computing; application of computing technology to chemistry and biology; computational chemistry algorithm development; molecular dynamics simulations, electronic structure theory

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Muenter, John S.

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
muenter@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4231

Interests: Spectroscopic Studies of Molecular Properties and Dynamics

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Mukaibo, Hitomi

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
hitomi.mukaibo@rochester.edu | (585) 275-2355
201E Gavett Hall
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Interests: Bioanalytical Chemistry; Bio-Nanoscience; Electrochemistry; Energy Storage & Production; Biosensors; Chemistry at Interfaces; Materials Science

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Munoz, Salvadore

Postdoctoral Fellow ('15)
smunoz4@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-5258
B29 Hutchison Hall

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Neidig, Michael L.

Wilmot Assistant Professor of Chemistry
neidig@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-6006
B32 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Physical-Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis

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Nguyen, Phuong

Postdoctoral Fellow ('15)
quocthucphuong.nguyen@rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
409 Hutchison Hall

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Nilsson, Bradley L.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
nilsson@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 276-3053
417 Hutchison Hall
Website

Interests: Peptide self-assembly; amyloid peptides; amyloid-inspired materials; bioorganic chemistry; supramolecular chemistry

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Niziol, Justin

Graduate Student ('15)
jniziol@ur.rochester.edu | (607) 280-9916
447 Hutchison Hall

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O'Connell, Terry

Senior Lab Engineer
terry.oconnell@rochester.edu | (585) 275-5358
B18A Hutchison Hall

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Olivares, Astrid

Graduate Student ('14)
aolivare@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
443 Hutchison Hall

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Owens, Andrew

Graduate Student ('13)
andrew.owens@rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
411 Hutchison Hall

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Parsons, Dylan

Graduate Student ('14)
dparson5@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3027
401 Hutchison Hall

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Petel, Brittney

Graduate Student ('15)
bpetel@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-8767
B50 Hutchison Hall

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Phizicky, Eric M.

Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
eric_phizicky@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7268

Interests: tRNA biogenesis, function and quality control; intellectual disability due to deficiencies in tRNA modifications

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Piontkowski, Zachary

Graduate Student ('14)
zpiontko@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6482
B28 Hutchison Hall

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Raymond, Danielle

Graduate Student ('12)
draymon6@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2007
413 Hutchison Hall

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Rothberg, Lewis

Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Chemical Engineering

lewis.rothberg@rochester.edu
462 Hutchinson Hall
Website

Interests: Polymer eletronics; Optoelectronic devices; Light-emitting diodes; Thin-film transistors; Photodetectors; Xerographic photoreceptors; Biological sensors; Electrooptic modulators

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Rubeo, Paul

Graduate Student ('14)
prubeo@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2007
413 Hutchison Hall

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Rugg, Kyle

Graduate Student ('13)
kyle.rugg@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7141
449 Hutchison Hall

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Samoriski, Terrell

Editorial Assistant (J. Org. Chem.), Graduate Student
terrell.samoriski@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4562
472 Hutchison Hall

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Sandoval, Juan

Graduate Student ('16)
jsandov4@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Saunders, William H., Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
saunders@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4231

Interests: Physical organic chemistry: mechanisms of elimination reactions; isotope effects and isotopic tracers in the study of organic reaction mechanisms; proton transfers; ab initio and vbscf calculations

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Savage, Dennis

Scientist
savage@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7142
447 Hutchison Hall

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Schröder, Wolf-Udo

Professor of Chemistry
Professor of Physics

schroeder@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8263
466 Hutchison Hall
Website

Interests: Dynamics of Complex Nuclear Reactions at intermediate and high energies

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Sears, Jeffrey

Graduate Student ('15)
jsears3@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1209
B31 Hutchison Hall

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Serrino, Pete

Senior Lab Engineer
peter.serrino@rochester.edu | (585) 275-5354
B17 Hutchison Hall

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Shakib, Farnaz Alipour

Postdoctoral Fellow ('16)
| (585) 276-8358
431 Hutchison Hall

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Shannon, Ryan

Graduate Student ('16)
rshanno4@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Shaw, Randi

Accounting Bookkeeper
randi.shaw@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8277
408 Hutchison Hall

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Shestopalov, Alexander A.

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering
alexander.shestopalov@rochester.edu | (585) 276-5434
248 Gavett Hall
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Interests: Surface Chemistry; Organic Chemistry; Surface Patterning; Nanostructured Materials; Interfacial Thermodynamics

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Simolo, Ken

Assistant Chair for Administration
simolo@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-4256
404A Hutchison Hall

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Smith, Rebecca

Graduate Student ('11)
rsmith61@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2980
120 Hutchison Hall

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Smyder, Julie

Graduate Student ('05)
julie.smyder@rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215
200B Hutchison Hall

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Snaith, Barbara

Administrative Assistant to the Chair
snaith@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6960
404B Hutchison Hall

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Spiewak, Amanda

Graduate Student ('15)
aspiewak@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 273-2768
421 Hutchison Hall

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Sreenilayam, Gopeekrishnan

Postdoctoral Fellow ('14)
gsreenil@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
411 Hutchison Hall

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Srinivasan, Venkat

Graduate Student ('16)
venkatesan.srinivasan@rochester.edu | (585) 275-7142
455 Hutchison Hall

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Steck, Viktoria

Graduate Student ('14)
vsteck@ur.rochester.edu
409 Hutchison Hall

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Stoutenburg, Eric

Graduate Student ('13)
estouten@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3027
405 Hutchison Hall

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Stroka, Jesse

Graduate Student ('16)
jstroka@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Sur, Sreyoshi

Graduate Student ('13)
sreyoshi.sur@rochester.edu | (585) 276-4337
3.6818 URMC

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Sur, Sandip

Scientist
sandip.sur@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4705
B53 Hutchison Hall

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Swart, Oliver

Graduate Student ('13)
oswart@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-1977
3-8537 Medical Center

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Tang, Ching W.

Professor of Chemical Engineering
Professor of Chemistry

ching.tang@rochester.edu | (585) 275-3552
101A Gavett Hall
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Interests: Organic Electronics; Thin-Film Devices; Display Technology; Organic Light Emitting Diodes; Organic Solar Cells; II-VI Semiconductors; CdTe Solar Cells; Thin-Film Deposition & Characterization

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Tariq, Mehrin

Graduate Student ('15)
mehrin.tariq@rochester.edu

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Teng, Ray

Research/Facilities Coordinator
ray.teng@rochester.edu | (585) 406-7451
B17C Hutchison Hall

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Toder, Bruce

Instructor
toder@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 273-4988
112A/114A Hutchison Hall

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Turner, Douglas H.

Professor of Chemistry
turner@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-3207
B08 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Biophysical Chemistry: nucleic acid structure and function, RNA folding, therapeutics, and prediction of structure from sequence

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Tusch, Douglas

Graduate Student ('10)
dtusch@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7142
449 Hutchison Hall

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Urban, Jennifer

Graduate Student ('12)
jurban4@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0215, (585) 275-3200
200/413 Hutchison Hall

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Valencia, Antonio Tinoco

Graduate Student ('15)
atinocov@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
411 Hutchison Hall

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Vanderweide, Andrew

Graduate Student ('16)
avande10@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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VanGelder, Lauren

Graduate Student ('15)
l.vangelder@rochester.edu | (585) 276-8767
B50 Hutchison Hall

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Visiko, Diane

TAR Accounting Bookkeeper
diane.visiko@rochester.edu | (585) 275-4221
408 Hutchison Hall

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Vitali, Francesca

Research Scientist
f.vitali@rochester.edu | (585) 275-6761
411 Hutchison Hall

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Wang, Liwei

Graduate Student ('16)
lwang74@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Wedekind, Joseph E.

Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
joseph.wedekind@rochester.edu | (585) 273-4516

Interests: Structure and function analysis of gene regulation by riboswitches and microRNAs as a basis for therapeutic development

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Weinstein, Samuel

Graduate Student ('16)
sweinst9@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Weix, Daniel J.

Associate Professor of Chemistry
weix@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8383
412 Hutchison Hall
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Interests: Organic methods development; transition-metal catalyzed reactions; organometallic chemistry; mechanism

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Welch, Jade

Graduate Student ('13)
jwelch16@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-2007
413 Hutchison Hall

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Weston, Marguerite

Secretary to Faculty
weston@chem.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8286
450 Hutchison Hall

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Wheeler, Doris

Business Office Manager and Senior Accountant
doris.wheeler@rochester.edu | (585) 275-8255
410 Hutchison Hall

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Wolford, Nikki

Graduate Student ('16)
nwolford@ur.rochester.edu
Hutchison Hall

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Woodruff, Tessa

Graduate Student ('13)
twoodru2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-1209
B31 Hutchison Hall

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Xiao, Lifeng

Graduate Student ('12)
lxiao2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-7142
449 Hutchison Hall

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Yamijala, Sharma S.R.K.C.

Postdoctoral Fellow ('16)
syamija2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-8358
431 Hutchison Hall

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York, Elly

Technical Associate
elly.brown@rochester.edu | (585) 275-0354
B14E Hutchison Hall

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Young, Ralph

Senior Scientist
gmyoung@yahoo.com | (585) 273-4652
B37 Hutchison Hall

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Yuan, Hongmei

Graduate Student ('12)
hyuan3@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6768
B46 Hutchison Hall

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Yuwen, Jing

Graduate Student ('13)
jyuwen2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-6768
B46 Hutchison Hall

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Zhao, Jianbo

Graduate Student ('13)
jzhao17@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-5751
430 Hutchison Hall