Assistant Professor - Organic Chemistry
B.S. Radford University; M.S. N.C. State University; Ph.D. Virginia Tech
- Chem 101,103 - General Chemistry
- Chem120 - Chemistry of Life
- Chem 301, 302 - Organic Chemistry
My research interests lie in the field of medicinal and synthetic chemistry. Currently my research group is involved in the synthesis of small molecule inhibitors of GABA reuptake. The regulation of GABA in the central nervous system (CNS) has been shown to have therapeutic effects in persons suffering from epilepsy and neuropathic pain. I also have interests in the inhibition of the reuptake of serotonin, norepinephrine, and dopamine (“the big three”), which have been shown to help with persons suffering from anxiety and depression.