Bio-Active Small Molecules

Naturally occurring and synthetic small molecules play important biological functions. By studying their structure/function, we can better understand cell signalling, metabolism, enzyme regulation, and the pathogenesis of infectious and other human diseases which are essential to the future development of novel therapeutics.

OUR FACULTY FOCUS ON THE:

  • Biochemical and structural characterization of second messengers and bacterial and fungal metabolites
  • Discovery and development of molecules with¬†antibiotic, anticancer, and other therapeutic potentials

Faculty

James B. Duke Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry
Faculty Emeritus of Biochemistry
Associate Professor of Biochemistry
Professor of Biochemistry