Faculty

Lisa Bonner
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: The design and synthesis of molecules with a specific biological purpose: to modulate how dopamine works in the brain

Dr. David D. Grove

David D. Grove
Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: Synthesis of anti-cancer compounds, use of organometallic compounds in synthesis, synthetic methods

Greg A. N. Felton
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: Using organometallic electrochemistry for small molecule activation in environmental applications

Jalisa Ferguson
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: Computer-aided drug design and other medicinal chemistry approaches to identify inhibitors of proteins with implications in cancer and other diseases

Joseph Larkin
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: Computational modeling of boron-containing small molecules as saccharide sensors and cancer treatments

Dr. Polina Maciejczyk

Polina Maciejczyk
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: Atmospheric chemistry, meteorology, and air pollution; chemical analysis and statistical modeling to investigate the sources of metals in ambient particles and their effects on human health

R. Chris Schnabel
Associate Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: The synthesis and characterization of model complexes of many of the zinc-containing enzymes found in the human body. He also works on the synthesis and characterization of cerium(IV) aryloxide complexes, and on transuranic (Pu and Np) coordination complexes.

Crystal Young-Erdos
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Research interests: Using biochemistry, molecular biology, and yeast genetics to characterize a cancer-implicated enzyme required for protein synthesis

Staff

Brian Conlin

Brian Conlin
Laboratory and Stockroom Supervisor
B.S., Biological Sciences, State University of New York College at Cortland
conlinbj@eckerd.edu
James Center for Molecular and Life Sciences 049
727.864.8447

Emeriti

Wayne C. Guida
Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry
Ph.D., University of South Florida

Reggie L. Hudson
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Richard Neithamer (1929 – 2002)
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Ph.D., Indiana University

Alan Soli
Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin