Pharmaceutical Chemistry Faculty

Ken Audus

Ken Audus

Former Dean, Professor
785-864-3550

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Associate, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1984-1986)
  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1984)
  • B.S., University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD (1980) 

Cory Berkland

Cory Berkland

Solon E. Summerfield Distinguished Professor
785-864-1455

Education:

  • Ph.D., Chemical and Bimolecular Engineering, University of Illinios
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Iowa State University

Ronald Borchardt

Ronald Borchardt

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
785-864-3427

Education:

  • Ph.D., Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • B.S., Pharmacy, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Brandon DeKosky

Brandon DeKosky

Assistant Professor
785-864-2468

Education:

  • Postdoctoral, Immunology & Vaccinology, Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Bethesda, MD (2017)
  • Ph.D., Biochemical Engineering, University of Texas, Austin (2015)
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence (2010) 

Laird Forrest

Laird Forrest

Professor
785-864-4388

Education:

  • Ph.D., Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of Illinois-Urbana.
  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois-Urbana
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Auburn University

Michael Hageman

Michael Hageman

Valentino J. Stella Distinguished Professor
785-864-8199

Education:

  • Ph.D., Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • M.S., Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • B.S., Pharmacy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS

Anna Hagen

Anna Hagen

Education Program Coordinator, Lecturer
785-864-5526

Education:

  • Ph.D. Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (1989)
  • B.A.Sc. Chemical Engineering, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (1984)
  • B.Sc. Biochemistry, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (1981)

Jeff Krise

Jeff Krise

Associate Professor
785-864-2626

Education:

  • Postdoctoral, Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA (1998 - 2001)
  • Postdoctoral, Victorian College of Pharmacy (now Monash University), Melbourne, Austrailia
  • Ph.D. (w/honors), Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1998)
  • B.S., Pharmacy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA (1993)

Susan Lunte

Susan Lunte

Ralph N. Adams Distinguished Professor, Director R.N. Adams Institute for Bioanalytical Chemistry , Director COBRE Ctr. on Molecular Analysis of Disease Pathways
785-864-3811

Education:

  • Ph.D., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • B.S., Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI

Russ Middaugh

Distinguished Professor
785-864-5813

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Minnesota
  • Ph.D., Cornell University
  • B.S., University of California, Santa Cruz

Wendy Picking

Wendy Picking

Professor
785-864-5963

Education:

Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS


William Picking

William Picking

Foundation Distinguished Professor, Director, Kansas Vaccine Institute, Director, Higuchi Biosciences Center
785-864-5974

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Chemistry), University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D., Microbiology, Kansas University
  • B.S., Microbiology, Kansas State University

Christian Schöneich

Christian Schöneich

Takeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor , Dept. Chair, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
785-864-4880

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1991)
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, Technical University, Berlin, Germany (1990) 
  • Diploma in Chemistry, Free University, Berlin, Germany (1987)

Teruna Siahaan

Teruna Siahaan

Aya and Takeru Higuchi Distinguished Professor, Associate Chair - Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Co-Director - NIH Biotechnology Training Program
785-864-7327

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California Santa Barbara
  • Ph.D., Organic Chemistry, University of Arizona
  • M.S., Organic Chemistry, University of Indonesia
  • B.S., Chemistry, University of Indonesia

Val Stella

Valentino Stella

University Distinguished Professor Emeritus
785-864-3755

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
  • B.Pharm., Victorian College of Pharmacy, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

John Stobaugh

John Stobaugh

Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Affairs, Professor
785-864-3996

Education:

  • Ph.D., University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS (1982)
  • M.S., University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (1977)
  • B.S., University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (1974)

Thomas Tolbert

Thomas Tolbert

Associate Professor
785-864-1898

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Research, Scripps Research Institute
  • Ph.D., Biochemistry, Massachusetts institute of Technology
  • B.S., Chemistry, Purdue University

David Volkin

David Volkin

Ronald T. Borchardt Distinguished Professor
785-864-6262

Education:

  • Ph.D., Biochemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • B.A., Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, (Revelle College)

Michael Wang

Michael Wang

Associate Professor
785-864-1899

Education:

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy
  • Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry, Duke University
  • B.S., Chemistry, Peking University


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