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  Graduate School-New Brunswick 2008-2010 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Chemistry and Chemical Biology 160  

Chemistry and Chemical Biology 160

Degree Programs Offered:Master of Science, Master of Science for Teachers, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program:Professor Eric Garfunkel, Wright-Rieman Laboratories, Busch Campus (732-445-3223)

Vice Chair for Graduate Studies:Professor Jing Li, Wright-Rieman Laboratories, Busch Campus (732-445-5672)

Members of the Graduate Faculty

Stephen Anderson, Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard
Alzheimer's disease, protein engineering, protein folding

Georgia A. Arbuckle-Keil, Professor of Chemistry, FAS-C; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Synthesis/properties of conducting polymers; quartz crystal microbalance study of electroactive surfaces

Eddy Arnold, Professor of Chemistry, SAS/CABM; Ph.D., Cornell
Crystallographic studies of human viruses and viral proteins, structure-based drug and vaccine design

Tewodros (Teddy) Asefa, Associate Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, SAS, and of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, SOE; Ph.D., Toronto (Canada)
Nanomaterials for catalysis; sensors; renewable energy; nanomedicine

Jean S. Baum, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Structural studies of proteins by nuclear magnetic resonance techniques

Helen M. Berman, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Pittsburgh
Structural biology, structural nucleic acids, bioinformatics

Robert S. Boikess, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Columbia
Chemical education

John G. Brennan, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Molecular, cluster,and solid-state inorganic chemistry; NIR emission and composite materials synthesis

Kenneth J. Breslauer, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Characterization of the molecular interactions thatmodulate biopolymer structure, stability, and drug binding

David A. Case, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard
Computational aspects of biomolecular NMR; electrostatic interactions in proteins and nucleic acids; electronic structure aspects of metalloenzymes

Edward Castner, Jr., Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Chicago
Ionic liquids; ultrafast dynamics and photoreactions in solution

Kuang-Yu Chen, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Chemical biology; elF5A and hypusine function; polyamines; nutraceuticals and high throughput screening

Martha A. Cotter, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Georgetown
Theoretical investigations of liquid crystals and micellar systems

G. Charles Dismukes, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, SAS/WIM, and of Biochemistry and Microbiology, SEBS; Ph.D., Wisconsin (Madison)
Biological and chemical approaches to renewable fuel production; catalysis

Richard H. Ebright, Professor of Chemistry, HHMI Investigator, WIM/SAS; Ph.D., Harvard Structure and mechanism of transcription complexes; small-molecule
inhibitors of transcription; single-molecule biophysics

Laura Fabris, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, SOE/IAMDN; Ph.D., Padova (Italy)
Hybrid nanomaterials for optics and electronics; bioconjugated nanomaterials for imaging; biosensing and drug delivery

Paul G. Falkowski, Professor of Geological Sciences and Marine and Coastal Sciences, SAS; Ph.D., British Columbia (Canada)
Biogeochemical cycles; evolution; astrobiology

Eric L. Garfunkel, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Surface and nanoscience; ultrathin films and interfaces for nanoelectronics;alternative energy materials

Alan S. Goldman, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Columbia
Organometallic chemistry; homogeneous catalysis

Martha Greenblatt, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Polytechnic Institute of New York
Solid-state inorganic chemistry; low dimensional transition-metal oxides

Gene S. Hall, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Forensic, biological, and environmental analytical chemistry

Gregory F. Herzog, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Columbia
Origin and evolution of meteorites; cosmogenic radioisotopes

Jane Hinch, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Cambridge (UK)
Molecular beam-surface interactions and diffractive techniques

Kai C. Hultzsch, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Johannes Gutenberg (Mainz, Germany)
Synthesis of chiral organometallic complexes and theirapplications in small molecule syntheses and stereospecific polymerizations

Stephan S. Isied, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Bioinorganic chemistry; long-range intramolecular electron transfer

Leslie S. Jimenez, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Synthesis and characterization of analogs of antitumor antibiotics, total synthesis of natural products

Roger A. Jones, Chair and Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Alberta (Canada)
Nucleoside and nucleic acid synthesis

Charalampos Kalodimos, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Ioannina and Curie Institute (Greece and France)
Protein-protein and protein-DNA interactions; biomolecular NMR spectroscopy

Spencer A. Knapp, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Cornell
Synthesis of natural products, enzyme inhibitors, and complex ligands

Joachim B. Kohn, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Weizmann (Israel)
Development of structurally new polymers as biomaterials for medical applications

John Krenos, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Chemical physics, energy transfer in hyperthermal collisions, chemical education

Karsten Krogh-Jespersen, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., New York
Computational studies of molecular electronic structure; excited electronic states

Jeehiun Katherine Lee, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard
Experimental and theoretical studies of biological and organic reactivity

Ki-Bum Lee, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, SAS; Ph.D., Northwestern
Signaling pathways in stem cells; dynamic cell processes

Ronald M. Levy, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard
Biophysical chemistry; chemical physics; dynamics of macromolecules

Jing Li, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Cornell
Inorganic and materials chemistry, synthesis and properties of materials for energy storage and conversion

Joseph Marcotrigiano, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Rockefeller Structural and functional studies of RNA virus replication

Gaetano T. Montelione, Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Cornell
Structure and dynamics of protein-protein and protein-nucleic acid complexes

Alexandre V. Morozov, Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy, SAS; Ph.D., Washington
Biological physics

Wilma Olson, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Stanford
Theoretical and computational studies of nucleic acid structure and properties

Daniel S. Pilch,Associate Professor of Pharmacology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Structure and energetics of drug-biomolecule interactions;anticancer and antimicrobial drug development

Joseph A. Potenza, University Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard
Molecular structure; X-ray diffraction; magnetic resonance

Laurence Romsted, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Indiana
Chemistry in and properties of micelles, microemulsions, and vesicles; organic reaction mechanisms

Heinz D. Roth, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Cologne (Germany)
Electron transfer induced chemistry, chemistry of reactive intermediates, history of chemistry

Daniel Seidel, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Texas (Austin)
Synthesis of complex molecular architectures

Stanley Stein, Adjunct Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, UMDNJ-RWJMS; Ph.D., CUNY
Methods development in protein analysis

Ann M. Stock, Professor of Biochemistry, UMDNJ-RWJMS, HHMI Investigator; Ph.D., California (Berkeley)
Structure and function of signal transduction proteins

David Talaga, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., California (Los Angeles)
Protein folding and conformational dynamics, single molecule studies

John W. Taylor, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Chicago
Bioactive peptide design and synthesis, multicyclic peptides

Kathryn E. Uhrich, Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Cornell
Synthesis and characterization of novel polymers for drug delivery

Ralf Warmuth, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Frankfurt (Germany)
Synthesis and application of nanocapsules; design and synthesisof conformationally constrained peptides

Lawrence J. Williams, Associate Professor of Chemistry, SAS; Ph.D., Arizona
Molecular design and synthesis: strategies, methods, and applications

Associate Member of the Graduate Faculty

Richard D. Ludescher, Professor of Food Science, SEBS; Ph.D., Oregon
Protein structure, dynamics, and function; optical spectroscopy

 
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