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Stephen Leffler Buchwald

Camille Dreyfus Professor
Research in the Buchwald Group combines elements of organic synthesis, physical organic chemistry and organometallic chemistry to devise catalytic processes of use in solving problems of fundamental importance.
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Christopher C. Cummins

Henry Dreyfus Professor
Research in the Cummins group is focused on developing new methods of inorganic synthesis to address a variety of interesting questions.
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Rick Lane Danheiser

A C Cope Professor
Current investigations in our laboratory focus on the development of new synthetic methods and strategies, and their application in the total synthesis of natural products and biologically important compounds.
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Mircea Dincă

W. M. Keck Professor of Energy
The Dincă Lab is focused on addressing research challenges related to the storage and consumption of energy and global environmental concerns.
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Robert J. Gilliard

Novartis Associate Professor
The Gilliard Lab is engaged in energy-relevant chemical synthesis at the interface of inorganic and organic chemistry that impacts the discovery of new chemical reagents and the design of redox-active and/or luminescent molecular materials.
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Timothy F. Jamison

Robert R. Taylor Professor
The mission of the Jamison group is to accelerate chemical synthesis through new reactions and technologies, particularly through the use of continuous flow synthesis, nickel-catalysis and epoxide-opening cascades.
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Jeremiah A. Johnson

Professor
The Johnson laboratory seeks creative, macromolecular solutions to problems at the interface of chemistry, medicine, biology, and materials science.
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Laura L Kiessling

Novartis Professor
The Kiessling Group uses chemical biology to elucidate the biological roles of carbohydrates, with a focus on learning new mechanistic concepts.
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Mohammad Movassaghi

Professor
Complex natural product synthesis in concert with discovery, development, and mechanistic study of new reactions for organic synthesis.
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Bradley L. Pentelute

Professor
The Pentelute Lab develops new protein modification chemistries, adapts nature's machines for efficient macromolecule delivery into cells, invents flow technologies for rapid biopolymer production, and discovers peptide binders to proteins.
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Alexander T. Radosevich

Associate Professor
Research in the Radosevich group centers on the invention of new homogeneous catalysts and reagents based on inexpensive and earth-abundant elements of the p-block.
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Ronald T. Raines

Roger and Georges Firmenich Professor
Using techniques that range from synthetic chemistry to cell biology, the Raines group is illuminating in atomic detail both the chemical basis and the biological purpose for protein structure and protein function.
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Matthew D. Shoulders

Professor
The Shoulders Laboratory (1) studies how cells fold proteins and (2) develops ​and applies next-generation protein engineering and directed evolution techniques to address biotechnology challenges.
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Timothy Manning Swager

John D. MacArthur Professor
Broadly focused on synthetic, supramolecular, analytical, and materials chemistry, the Swager Group is interested in a spectrum of topics with an emphasis on the synthesis and construction of functional assemblies.
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Xiao Wang

Cabot Assistant Professor
The Wang Group develops and applies new chemical and biophysical tools to better understand the molecular events in the brain.
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Alison Wendlandt

Green C.D. Assistant Professor
Research in the Wendlandt Group focuses on the development of selective, catalytic reactions using the tools of organic/organometallic synthesis and physical organic chemistry.