Organic Chemistry Faculty

Core Faculty

These faculty have primary appointments in the Chemistry Department.

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Dinnocenzo, Joseph P.

  • Professor of Chemistry

Interests: Mechanistic and physical organic chemistry

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Fasan, Rudi

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  • Andrew S. Kende Professor of Chemistry

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Interests: Organic chemistry and chemoenzymatic synthesis; asymmetric biocatalysis; protein engineering; bioorganic chemistry and chemical biology

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Frontier, Alison J.

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  • Professor of Chemistry

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Interests: Synthetic organic chemistry; synthesis of bioactive natural products; pericyclic reactions; asymmetric catalysis; cationic cascades

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Kennedy, C. Rose

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Interests: Catalysis & Synthetic Methods, Organometallic Chemistry, Mechanistic & Physical Organic Chemistry

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Nilsson, Bradley L.

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  • Professor of Chemistry

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

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Paradine, Shauna

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Interests: Organic Chemistry and Organometallic Chemistry

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Partridge, Benjamin E.

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  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry
    Levinson-Shapiro Faculty Scholar

Interests: Supramolecular chemistry; Bioinspired materials; Self-assembly in water; Protein engineering

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Research Professors

Research professors do not accept graduate students, but have active research programs within the department.

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Ebetino, Frank Hal

  • Professor of Chemistry, Research

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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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Farid, Samir

  • Professor of Chemistry, Research

Interests: Photo-induced Electron Transfer Reactions

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