Organic

Organic Division

Division Head

352-392-2752 https://castellano.chem.ufl.edu SIS 201

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
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352-392-3484 https://aponick.chem.ufl.edu JHH 403, FLI 264
352-392-2752 https://castellano.chem.ufl.edu SIS 201

Tammy A. Davidson

Senior Lecturer
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Ion Ghiviriga

Scientist
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352-846-3001 https://nmr.chem.ufl.edu CLB 108A

Alexander J. Grenning

Assistant Professor
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352-392-9131 http://grenninglab.com/ JHH 402

Zhongwu Guo

Scott Professor
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352-392-9133 https://guo.chem.ufl.edu/ JHH 302O
352-273-0550 FLI 255

Qingjiang Li

Adjunct Assistant Scientist
352-846-1047 JHH 443

Lisa McElwee-White

Crow Professor and Chair
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352-392-5266 https://lmwhite.chem.ufl.edu SIS 429A

James McManis

Chemist III
352-273-7730 JHH 462

Stephen A. Miller

Associate Professor
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352-392-7773 https://miller.chem.ufl.edu LEI 318A
352-294-1364 SIS 328B

Jason Portmess

Senior Lecturer
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352-846-1505

Brent S. Sumerlin

George B. Butler Professor of Polymer Chemistry
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352-392-0563 https://sumerlin.chem.ufl.edu SIS 301A

Kenneth B. Wagener

Director, CMSE
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352-392-2012 https://wagener.chem.ufl.edu LEI 318

Sanyong Zhu

Adjunct Assistant Scientist
352-294-3443 JHH 463