Group

Principal Investigator:

KW

Keith A. Woerpel

Margaret and Herman Sokol Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Joined NYU Faculty in 2010

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
Ph.D. Chemistry, Harvard University
B.S. Chemistry, University of Virgina
kwoerpel@nyu.edu

Graduate Students:

Alex Andia
B.S. Chemistry, Northeastern University, 2013
Peroxide Project

TomAnderson

Tom Anderson
M.S. Biology, NYU, 2015
Silarane Project

Nicole Bartolo 2016

Nicole Bartolo
B.S. Marist College, 2015
Oxocarbenium Ion Project

John Oswald
B.S. Chemistry, Pace University, New York City, 2014
Peroxide Project

Zulema Peralta-Saltos 2016

Zulema Peralta-Saltos
B.A. Chemistry, Smith College, 2015
Oxocarbenium Ion Project

Jacquelyne Read
B.S. Chemistry, Wheaton College (Illinois), 2012
Oxocarbenium Ion Project

Jullian

Jillian Sanzone
B.S. Chemistry, New York University, 2012
Silirane Project

Luke Witthoft
B.A. Chemistry, Clark University, 2012
Peroxide Project

Dylan Zuckerman 2016

Dylan Zuckerman
B.S. Pomona College, 2014
Peroxide Project

Visiting Scholars:

 

Former Post-Doctoral Scholars:

Elizabeth Valentin
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico
B.S. Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico
Currently employed as an Assistant Professor at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, PA

Angie Garcia
Postdoc, New York University, Woerpel Group, 2012
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, 2012
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, 2007

Curtis Rieder
Postdoc, New York University, Woerpel Group, 2012
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Alberta, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, University of Saskatchewan, 2005
Current Employment: Gilead

Shelli Waetzig
Postdoc, University of California, Irvine, Woerpel Group, 2009
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Kansas, 2007
B.S. Chemistry, Creighton University, 2002
Current Employment: Framingham State University

Michel Prévost
Postdoc, University of California, Irvine, Woerpel Group, 2009
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Montreal, 2007
M.S. Chemistry, University of Montreal, 2002
B.S. Chemistry, University of Ottawa, 1999
Current Employment: Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montréal

Jennifer Krumper
Postdoc, University of California, Irvine, Woerpel Group, 2009
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 2003
B.S. Chemistry, Bowdoin College, 1998
Current Employment: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Laura Anderson
Postdoc, University of California, Irvine, Woerpel Group, 2008
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 2005
B.A. Chemistry, Knox College, 2000
Current Employment:  University of Illinois, Chicago

Bernd Nosse
Postdoc, University of California, Irvine, Woerpel Group, 2005
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany, 2004
M.S. Chemistry, University of Regensburg, Germany, 2001
Current Employment:  Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma, Biberach, Germany

Pamela Haile
Postdoc, University of California, Irvine, Woerpel Group, 2005
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2004
B.A. Chemistry, Hendrix College, 1998
Current Employment:  GlaxoSmithKline

Tsumoru Morimoto
Postdoc, University of California, Irvine, Woerpel Group, 2000
Ph.D. Chemistry, Osaka University, 1999
B.S. Chemistry, Osaka University, 1992
Current Employment:  Nara Institute of Science and Technology

Former Graduate Students:

Doug Otte
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, New York University, 2016
M.S. Chemistry, University of California, 2011
B.A. Chemistry: Biochemistry, Colby College, 2001

Christina Rotsides
Postdoc, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, Tan Group 2016
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, New York University, 2016
B.S. Chemistry, New York University, 2010

Katie Richert
Postdoc, Northwestern University, Chicago, Scheidt Group 2015
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, New York University, 2015
B.A. Chemistry, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2010

Jojo Read
M.S. Organic Chemistry, New York University, 2013
B.A. Chemistry, Vassar College, 2009

Yingying Yang
M.S. Organic Chemistry, New York University, 2013
M.S. Chemistry, Wuhan University, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, Wuhan University, 2008
Current Employment:  Anichem LLC

Vi Tran
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2013
B.S. Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 2005
Current Employment:  Goodwin Procter LLP

Matt Secrest
B.S. Chemistry, Wake Forest University, 2010
Current Employment:  iCrossing

Justin Hilf
M.S. Organic Chemistry, New York University, 2012
B.S. Chemistry, California State University Channel Islands, 2009
Current Employment:  University of California, Irvine

Kay Buchner
Postdoc, University of California, Santa Barbara, Zakarian Group, 2011
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, 2011
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, 2006
Current Employment:  Mt. San Antonio College

Catt Edgley
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, University of Maryland, 2008

Wynne Kandur
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2013 (Rychnovsky Group)
A.B. Chemistry, Bryn Mawr College, 2006
Current Employment:  New York University

Christian Ventocilla
Postdoc, University of Pennsylvania, Winkler Group, 2012
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2010
B.A. Chemistry, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, 2004
Current Employment:  Princeton University

Lisa Barker
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, B.A. Music, St. Olaf College, 2006

Peg Greene
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2013 (Jarvo Group)
B.S. Chemistry, Villanova University, 2005
Current Employment:  BASF

D. Josh Dibble
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 2001
Current Employment:  University of California, Irvine

Matt Beaver
Postdoc, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Jamison Group, 2012
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2010
B.S. Chemistry, College of the Holy Cross, 2005
Current Employment:  Amgen

Andrew Thomas
Postdoc, Stanford University, Stack Group, 2013
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2009
B.S. Chemistry, Temple University Philadelphia, 2004
Current Employment:  Chevron

Walter Haberaecker
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2009
B.S. Chemistry, University of Michigan, 2006
Current Employment:  University of California, Irvine

Laura Bourque
Postdoc, Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, 2012
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2009
B.S. Chemistry, Texas A&M University, 2004
Current Employment: Chevron

Walter Salamant
Postdoc, Northwestern University, Wasieleski Group, 2011
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2008
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1998
Current Employment:  Bridgestone

Brett E. Howard
J.D. University of Maryland, 2012
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2009
B.S. Biochemistry, University of Arizona, Tucson, 2002
Current Employment:  Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox PLLC

Michael Yang
Postdoc, University of Pittsburgh, Wipf Group, 2010
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2008
M.S. Pharmacology, University of California, Davis, 1998
B.A. Biology, John Hopkins University, 1997
Current Employment:  BASF

Jason Harris
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2008
B.S. Chemistry, Stony Brook University, 1999
Current Employment:  Global Blood Therapeutics

Renee Link
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2008
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, San Diego, 2002
Current Employment:  University of California, Irvine

Janice M. Loy
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2008
B.S. Chemistry, University of Hawaii, Manoa, 2002
Current Employment:  University of California, Irvine

Nicholas Leonard
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2008
B.S. Chemistry, Illinois Wesleyan University, 2002
Current Employment:  McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Antonio Romero
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2007
B.S. Chemistry, Physics, Sacramento State University, 2000
Current Employment:  Cytokinetics

Zulimar Nevárez
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2007
B.S. Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, 2002
Current Employment:  Bayamon Central University

Susan Billings
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2007
B.S. Chemistry, Villanova University, 2001
Current Employment:  AMRI

Stacie Calad
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2006
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 2001
Current Employment:  GlaxoSmithKline

Armando Ramirez
Postdoc, Boston College, Morken Group, 2008
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2006
B.A. Chemistry, Sacramento State University, 2001
Current Employment:  Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Siddhartha R. Shenoy
Postdoc, The Scripps Research Institute, Rebek Group, 2008
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2006
B.S. Chemistry, University of Virginia, 2001
Current Employment:  DuPont

Timothy B. Clark
Postdoc, University of Wisconsin, Casey Group, 2007
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2005
B.A. Chemistry, University of San Diego, 2001
Current Employment:  University of San Diego

Deborah M. Smith
Postdoc, Columbia University, Norton Group, 2007
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2005
B.S. Microbiology, Colorado State University, 2000
Current Employment:  Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Glen Baghdasarian
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2005
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2000
Current Employment: Los Angeles City College

Steve Chamberland
Postdoc, Colorado State University, Williams Group, 2008
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2005
B.S. Biochemistry, Boston College, 1999
Current Employment:  Central Washington University

Claudia G. Lucero
Postdoc, Boston College, Snapper Group, 2008
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2005
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1998
Current Employment:  California State University, Sacramento

Jelena Cirakovic
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2004
B.S. Chemistry, University of Belgrade, 1999
Current Employment:  DuPont, Delaware

Tom G. Driver
Postdoc, California Institute of Technology, Grubbs Group, 2006
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2004
B.S. Chemistry, Indiana University, 1999
Current Employment:  University of Illinois, Chicago

Zhihui Peng
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2003
M.S. Chemistry, Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry, 1995
B.S. Chemistry, Sichuan University, 1992
Current Employment: Pfizer

Jason M. Tenenbaum
Postdoc, Northwestern University, Scheidt Group, 2010
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2003
B.A./M.S. Chemistry, Northwestern University, 1998
Current Employment: Astellas Pharma

Sarah A. Tabacco
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2002
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1997
Current Employment: Raritan Valley Community College

Annaliese K. Franz
Postdoc, Harvard University, Schreiber Group, 2007
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2002
B.S. Chemistry, Trinity University, 1996
Current Employment:  University of California, Davis

Claudia W. Roberson
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2001
B.S. Chemistry, Duke University, 1994

Brian H. Ridgway
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2000
B.S. Chemistry, Emory University, 1995
Current Employment: Santa Clara University

Wylie S. Palmer
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 1999
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1992
Current Employment:  MD Anderson Cancer Center

Jacqueline H. Smitrovich
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 1999
B.S. Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, 1992

Jared T. Shaw
Postdoc, Harvard University, Evans Group, 2002
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 1999
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1993
Current Employment:  University of California, Davis

Thomas E. Vasquez
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2004
B.A. Chemistry, Pomona College, 2002
Current Employment:  Pomona College

Sarah G. Ludlum
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2003
B.S. Chemistry, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 2001
Current Employment:  Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

Teresa J. Bear
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 2000
B.A. Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 1998
Current Employment: Saddleback College

Sharon A. Blair
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 1999
B.S. Chemistry, Hillsdale College, 1996

Dave C. Park
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of California, Irvine, 1999
B.S. Chemistry, University of Wisconsin, 1997

Former Visiting Scholars:

Tobias Frihed
M.S. Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, 2011
B.S. Chemistry, University of Copenhagen, 2009

Daniel Heindel
B.S. Chemistry, New York University, 2011