Biological Chemistry Faculty
These faculty have primary appointments in the Department of Chemistry.
Cluster Affiliated Faculty
Faculty in the clusters have primary appointments in other departments but can mentor chemistry graduate students.
- Mercer Brugler Distinguished Teaching Professor
George Y. and Catherine H. Wu Professor in Chemistry
Professor of Biology
- Director, AS&E Undergraduate Research
- email@example.com | (585) 275-4829
- 326A Hutchison
Interests: Protein folding and degradation; Neurodegenerative diseases and aging; Prion biology; Proteomics
- Professor of Dermatology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Professor of the Institute for Optics
- firstname.lastname@example.org | (585) 275-9805
- 5-6141A MC
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
Research professors do not accept graduate students, but have active research programs within the department.
Adjunct faculty do not accept new graduate students and now have appointments elsewhere, although some of their students are still based at the University of Rochester.
- Andrew S. Kende Professor in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Professor of Chemistry
- email@example.com | (585) 273-3504
- 418 Hutchison Hall
Interests: Organic chemistry and chemoenzymatic synthesis; asymmetric biocatalysis; protein engineering; bioorganic chemistry and chemical biology
Emeritus faculty no longer teach courses or graduate students, but many are still active contributors to the intellectual life of the department, serving as co-advisors, mentors, and running research programs.