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Chemistry Faculty

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Graduate Faculty

Bret E. Jackson, Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry, B.S., Carnegie-Mellon, 1979; Ph.D., M.I.T., 1983.

Craig T. Martin, Professor and Associate Head of Department, B.A., California at San Diego, 1979; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1984.

Edward G. Voigtman, Jr., Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director, and Associate Head of Department, B.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1972; Ph.D., Florida, 1979.

Scott M. Auerbach, Professor, B.S., Georgetown, 1988; Ph.D, California at Berkeley, 1993.

Michael D. Barnes, Associate Professor, B.S., California State at Sonoma, 1985; Ph.D., Rice, 1991.

Patricia A. Bianconi, Associate Professor, B.S., Yale, 1979; M.A., Columbia, 1981; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986.

James J. Chambers, Assistant Professor, B.S., New York at Buffalo, 1997; Ph.D., Purdue, 2002.

Min Chen, Research Assistant Professor, B.Sc.,Tianjin, China, 1996; M.Sc., 1999; Ph.D., Frankfurt, Germany, 2004.

Paul L. Dubin, Research Professor, B.S., City University of New York, 1962; Ph.D., Rutgers, 1970.

Justin T. Fermann, Senior Lecturer, B.A., B.S., Hartwick College, 1992; Ph.D., Georgia, 1996.

Lila M. Gierasch, Distinguished Professor (Joint with Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), A.B., Mount Holyoke, 1970; Ph.D., Harvard, 1975.

Jeanne A. Hardy, Assistant Professor, B.S., Utah State, 1994; M.S., 1994; Ph.D., California at Berkeley, 2000.

Stephen S. Hixson, Professor, B.A., Pennsylvania, 1965; Ph.D., Wisconsin, 1970.

Matthew Holden, Assistant Professor, B.S., Florida, 1999; Ph.D., Texas A&M, 2004.

Igor A. Kaltashov, Associate Professor, B.S., Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, 1987; M.S., 1989; Ph.D., Maryland, 1996.

Michael J. Knapp, Assistant Professor, B.S., California at San Diego, 1993; Ph.D., 1998.

Paul M. Lahti, Professor, B.A., Cornell, 1978; M.S., Yale, 1981; M. Phil., 1981; Ph.D., 1985.

Michael J. Maroney, Professor, B.S., Iowa State, 1977; Ph.D., Washington, 1981.

Ricardo B. Metz, Associate Professor, B.S., Johns Hopkins, 1986; Ph.D., California at Berkeley, 1991.

Vincent M. Rotello, Charles E. Goessmann Professor, B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1985; Ph.D., Yale, 1990.

Nathan A. Schnarr, Assistant Professor, B.S., Hope, 1999; Ph.D., Colorado State, 2004.

Howard D. Stidham, Professor, B.S., Trinity College, 1950; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955.

Sankaran Thayumanavan, Associate Professor, B.S., The American College 1987; M.S., 1989; Ph.D., Illinois, 1996.

Lynmarie K. Thompson, Associate Professor, B.S., California Institute of Technology, 1983; Ph.D., Yale, 1989.

Julian F. Tyson, Professor, B.Sc., Aberdeen, 1971; Ph.D., London, 1975.

Richard W. Vachet, Associate Professor, B.S., William and Mary, 1993; Ph.D., North Carolina, 1997.

Dhandapani Venkataraman, Associate Professor, B.Sc., R.K.M. Vivekananda, 1989; B.Sc., Indian Institute of Technology, 1991; Ph.D., Illinois, 1996.

Robert M. Weis, Associate Professor, B.S., Michigan, 1979; Ph.D., Stanford, 1984.

Adjunct/Associate Faculty

Scott C. Garman, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Moleuclar Biology.

David J. Gross, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Arnold T. Hagler, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry.

Daniel Hebert, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

William E. Mahoney, Adjunct Professor of Chemistry.

Peter A. Monson, Professor of Chemical Engineering.

Jennifer Normanly, Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Karsten Theis, Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.

Baoshan Xing, Professor of Plant and Soil Sciences.