Faculty Research Interests

Analytical Measurement/Instrumentation

Joseph H. Aldstadt
Instrumentation design, environmental chemistry
Mark L. Dietz
Chemical separations, ionic liquids, supercritical fluids
Peter Geissinger
Laser spectroscopy of proteins, nanostructured optical fiber sensors, development of analytical instrumentation
Jorg C. Woehl
Nanoparticle trapping, single molecule imaging, high resolution laser spectroscopy

Biological Chemistry/Structural Biology

David N. Frick
DNA & RNA metabolism, antiviral drug discovery and development
Guilherme L. Indig
Photochemistry, photodynamic therapy, multidrug resistance in cancer therapy, bioenergetics
Graham R. Moran
Mechanistic enzymology, oxygenase chemistry, pre-steady state kinetics
A. Andrew Pacheco
Inorganic enzymology
David H. Petering
Metallobiochemistry: trafficking, toxicity, and drugs
Nicholas R. Silvaggi
Structural enzymology, natural products biosynthesis and secondary metabolism
Kristene K. Surerus
Physical biochemistry, iron metabolism

Chemistry Education

Kristen Murphy
Scale literacy, Differential Item Functioning, and assessment development
Anja Blecking
Science Teacher Education and Comprehensive Student Learning Assessment in Undergraduate Chemistry Courses

Organic/Medicinal Chemistry

Alexander (Leggy) Arnold
Drug discovery & development (high throughput screening, medicinal chemistry, and pharmacological profiling)
Jian Chen
Organic and materials chemistry, conjugated nanostructures, smart materials, alternative energy
James M. Cook
Synthetic organic, natural products and medicinal chemistry
M. Mahmun Hossain
Metal carbenes in organic synthesis; asymmetric organic synthesis
Xiaohua Peng
Nucleic acid chemistry and anti-cancer drug discovery
Alan W. Schwabacher
Combinatorial chemistry, molecular recognition, synthetic chemistry
 

Drug Discovery and Development

Alexander (Leggy) Arnold
Drug discovery & development (high throughput screening, medicinal chemistry, and pharmacological profiling)
James M. Cook
Synthetic organic, natural products and medicinal chemistry
David N. Frick
DNA & RNA metabolism, antiviral drug discovery and development
M. Mahmun Hossain
Metal carbenes in organic synthesis; asymmetric organic synthesis
Guilherme L. Indig
Photochemistry, photodynamic therapy, multidrug resistance in cancer therapy, bioenergetics
Xiaohua Peng
Nucleic acid chemistry and anticancer drug discovery
David H. Petering
Metallobiochemistry: trafficking, toxicity, and drugs
Alan W. Schwabacher
Combinatorial chemistry, molecular recognition, syntheticchemistry
Nicholas R. Silvaggi
Structural enzymology, biosynthesis of non-ribosomal peptide natural products

Materials and Nano Science

Carolyn M. Aita
Materials chemistry, thin filme growth, corrosion, optical behavior
Dennis W. Bennett
Physical inorganic chemistry, X-ray crystallography, molecule-surface interactions, catalysis
Jian Chen
Organic and materials chemistry, conjugated nanostructures, smart materials, alternative energy
Peter Geissinger
Laser spectroscopy of proteins, nanostructured optical fiber sensors, development of analytical instrumentation
Wilfred T. Tysoe
Surface chemistry, tribology
Jorg C. Woehl
Nanoparticle trapping, single molecule imaging, high resolution laser spectroscopy

Biophysical Chemistry

Peter Geissinger
Laser spectroscopy of proteins, nanostructured optical fiber sensors, development of analytical instrumentation
Nicholas R. Silvaggi
Structural enzymology, biosynthesis of non-ribosomal peptide natural products
Kristene K. Surerus
Physical biochemistry, iron metabolism
Jorg C. Woehl
Nanoparticle trapping, single molecule imaging, high resolution laser spectroscopy