Graduate Students

Vincent A. Boyd (Ph.D. 1995) Principal Laboratory Medicinal Chemist, St. Jude Research Hospital, Memphis, TN

Kyungjin Kim (Ph.D. 1996) Research Scientist, Hofmann-La Roche Pharmaceuticals

Hee-Jong Lim (Ph.D. 1996) Research Scientist, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology

Nikoo Falahatpisheh (M.S., 1995) Research Associate, Dupont Pharmaceuticals

Kobporn LuLu Cha (M.S., 1997) Research Associate, Merck & Co.

Yu Guo (M.S., 1997)   Research Scientist, GlaxoSmithKline

Aditya Sobti (Ph.D., 1998) Director, Global Supply Chain, R. T. Vanderbilt Company, New York, NY

Sangku Lee (Ph.D., 1998) Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology

R. Michael Corbett (Ph.D., 1999) Research Investigator, Dupont,

Chee-Seng Lee (Ph.D., 2001) Senior Medicinal Chemist, Jasco Pharmaceuticals, Boston, MA

Fabio Agnelli (Ph.D., 2001) Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

Mathew Tallant (M.S., 2001) Senior Scientist, GlaxoSmithkline, Raleigh-Durham, NC

Bohan Jin (Ph.D., 2002) Drug Discovery Project Leader, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, San Diego, CA

Nathan Reising (M.S., 2001) Research Manager, Red Spot Paint, Evansville, IN

Kurt Kiewel (Ph.D., 2002) Director of Chemical Development, Cambrex Corporation

Rongson Pongdee (Ph.D., 2003) Assistant Professor, Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN

Bin Wu (Ph.D., 2004) Reseach Scientist, Amgen Thousand Oaks

Brant Boren (Ph.D., 2004) Research Scientist, Exelixis San Diego

Tao Qu (M.S., 2005) Senior Research and Development Manager, BASF, Frankfurt, Germany

Qingsong Liu (Ph.D., 2005) Research Scientist, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Virginia Grant (M.S., 2006) Senior Research Associate, Celgene Corporation, San Diego, CA

Katie Peplowski (M.S., 2007) Lead Physical Therapist, Special Kids Rehabilitation Center, Murfreesboro, TN

Jingqi Wang (Ph.D., 2009) Senior Research Scientist, Polyera Corporation

Brian Smith (Ph.D., 2010) Senior Research Scientist, Noramco, Athens, GA

Kevin Oliver (M.S., 2010) Research Associate, Clariant-Sud-Chemie, Louisville, KY

Steven Townsend (Ph.D., 2010) Assistant Professor, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Ian Romaine (Ph.D., 2010) Drug Discovery Scientist I, Vanderbilt Chemical Synthesis Core

Stephen Chau (Ph.D., 2011) Research Scientist, AbbVie, Chicago, Il

Aleksandra Baranczak (Ph.D., 2011) Senior Scientist I, AbbVie, Chicago, Il

Jonathan Hempel (Ph.D., 2012) Research Scientist, Novartis, Cambridge, MA

Sean DeGuire (Ph.D., 2013) Postdoctoral Fellow, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, Professor Hilal Lashuel

Robert Boer (Ph.D., 2015) Postdoctoral Fellow, National Cancer Institute, Dr. John Schneekloth

Marta Wenzler Peisker (Ph.D., 2015) Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University, Dr. Craig Lindsley

​Brendan F. Dutter (Ph.D., 2016) Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University, Dr. Dave Weaver