Natural Products Chemistry

Natural products chemistry is the study of substances produced by living organisms. Research can help improve the understanding of biological processes or identify compounds that may lead to the development of new drugs.



Assistant Professor


Adjunct 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.

Recent Publications

Skiba, M. A.; Sikkema, A. P.; Moss, N. A.; Tran, C. L.; Sturgis, R. M.; Gerwick, L.; Gerwick, W. H.; Sherman, D. H.; Smith, J. L.
Amos, G. C. A.; Awakawa, T.; Tuttle, R. N.; Letzel, A. C.; Kim, M. C.; Kudo, Y.; Fenical, W.; Moore, B. S.; Jensen, P. R.
Miles, Z. D.; Diethelm, S.; Pepper, H. P.; Huang, D. M.; George, J. H.; Moore, B. S.