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Chemistry & Biochemistry

Jimmy Franco's Research

A computation structure of the Lsr2 inhibitor Zafirlukast.

Medicinal Chemistry - using a computational methods to identify novel chemotherapeutic to treat neglected diseases.

A new methodology for synthesizing biologically important indole derivatives.

Organic Synthesis - synthesizing biologically relevant compounds

Danny and Dave are using supercomputing power provide by the NSF funded XSEDE program to identify novel anti-viral compounds to treat HIV.

Chemical and Biochemical Education - developing new pedagogy methods to meet the demands of the next generation of students.

 

Collaborators

Ph.D Charlotte Berkes- Is an expert in Histoplasmosis among other biological systems

Ph.D Dave Toth - is an expert in utilizing computational methods to solve complex biological and chemical problems. 

Ph.D Don Ronning - is an expert in biochemistry with a special interest in protein crystallography.

Ph.D Liem Nguyen - is an expert in biological systems with an emphasis in tuberculosis.