Natural Products Chemistry



Assistant Professor

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Centers, Labs, and Projects

Aluwihare Lab: Chemistry & Biology of Ocean Organic Matter
Center for Marine Biotechnology and Biomedicine (CMBB)
Research programs focus on marine biomedicine and marine drug discovery, with an emphasis on cancer and both infectious and inflammatory diseases.
Gerwick Laboratory
Multidisciplinary marine biomedical research.
Hughes Research Group
Specializes in marine natural product discovery, synthesis, and chemical biology.
Moore Laboratory
Focused on the biosynthesis and bioengineering of marine microbial natural products and in the discovery of new enzyme biocatalysts.
Scripps Center for Oceans and Human Health (SCOHH)
Our goal is to characterize the biological sources, distributions, chemical composition, biosynthetic mechanisms, exposure and toxicity of the natural, polybrominated, and mixed halogenated organic compounds accumulating globally in marine mammals, fish, and shellfish, and also shown to be present in human breast milk.

Recent Publications

Agarwal, V.; Blanton, J. M.; Podell, S.; Taton, A.; Schorn, M. A.; Busch, J.; Lin, Z. J.; Schmidt, E. W.; Jensen, P. R.; Paul, V. J.; Biggs, J. S.; Golden, J. W.; Allen, E. E.; Moore, B. S.
Kinnel, R. B.; Esquenazi, E.; Leao, T.; Moss, N.; Mevers, E.; Pereira, A. R.; Monroe, E. A.; Korobeynikov, A.; Murray, T. F.; Sherman, D.; Gerwick, L.; Dorrestein, P. C.; Gerwick, W. H.