Tony Borgerding: Analytical Chemistry. Instrumental development, environmental and biomedical applications in the areas of high speed chromatographic measurements, rapid extractions, mass spectrometry, and other selective detectors.
Joe Brom: Physical Chemistry. Electrochemiluminescence of Organic Molecules, Electroluminescence of Molecularly-Doped Polymers. Computational Studies.
Justin Donato: Biochemistry. Applying functional metagenomics to explore chemical processes used by bacteria to survive in diverse habitats. Discovery and subsequent characterization of genes that confer antibiotic resistance on their host bacteria. Identification of novel resistance genes from bacteria found in soil and the human body.
Eric Fort: Organic Chemistry. Synthesis and reactivity of aromatic systems containing boron and nitrogen bonds. Controlled synthesis of large porous structures. Investigation of novel metal ligands.
Tess Guino-o: Inorganic Chemistry. Investigation of triazolylidene N-heterocyclic carbenes, their synthetic preparation, coordination modes, and electronic nature.
Tom Ippoliti: Organic Chemistry. Synthesis of photochromic molecules, synthesis of hole transporters, synthesis of chromogenic enzyme substrates, synthesis of isotopically labeled drug and flavor molecules, and synthesis of biocompatible polymers.
Gary Mabbott: Analytical Chemistry. Bioanalytical and forensic applications of spectral imaging and other techniques.
Tom Marsh: Biochemistry. Synthesis and analysis of self-assembled G4-DNA nanostructures. Biomaterials applications of self-assembled G4-DNA.
Bill Ojala: Organic Chemistry. X-ray Crystallography; Understanding of the Structures of Biomedically Relevant Molecules; Studies of the Solid-state Structures of Benzylideneanilines, Benzylideneazines, and Selected Fluorinated Compounds; Solid-state Study of Strict Isosteres (chemically different molecules having virtually identical space-filling requirements).
Lisa Prevette: Biophysical Chemistry. Interactions that occur at the cell surface, leading to cellular internalization of drugs and genes for gene therapy. Binding mechanisms, thermodynamics and kinetics, and the structure of biomolecules and their complexes.
Kris Wammer: Environmental Chemistry. Chemical and microbiological processes that affect organic pollutants; Photodegradation of pharmaceutical compounds in natural waters.