Organic Division

Organic Division
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Organic Awards:

M. A. Battiste Award for Creative Work in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Tarrant Distinguished Visiting Professorship of Organic Chemistry
Tarrant Summer Graduate Research Scholarship
W. M. Jones Award for Originality and Creativity

Contact Information:

Sisler Hall Room 429
PO Box 117200
Gainesville , Florida 32611-7200
Phone: (352) 392-0552
Fax: (352) 846-0296

Division Head

Ronald K. Castellano

Associate Professor

 

About the Division:

Recipients of graduate degrees in the area of Organic Chemistry from the University of Florida receive extensive training in modern synthetic, mechanistic, physical and materials aspects of the field. Students working with groups in the Organic Division have the opportunity to carry out cutting edge research in modern Organic Chemistry. Strengths in the program include the development of modern synthetic methodology, heterocyclic synthesis, organofluorine chemistry, organometallic chemistry, molecular recognition, photochemistry, and polymer and materials organic chemistry. Graduates of the program are well-trained for positions in academia, government and industrial laboratories.

Faculty & Staff

Aaron Aponick

Associate Professor & Director of Graduate Studies

 

Ronald K. Castellano

Associate Professor

 

Tammy A. Davidson

Senior Lecturer

 

Ion Ghiviriga

Scientist

 

Alexander J. Grenning

Assistant Professor

 

Zhongwu Guo

Scott Professor

 

Qingjiang Li

Adjunct Assistant Scientist

 

Lisa McElwee-White

Crow Professor and Chair

 

Stephen A. Miller

Associate Professor

 

Jason Portmess

Senior Lecturer

 

Brent S. Sumerlin

George B. Butler Professor of Polymer Chemistry

 

Sanyong Zhu

Adjunct Assistant Scientist

 

 

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