Organic Division

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

Division Head

352-392-2752 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

Kiersten Allison

Administrative Support II
352-392-0552 SIS 429

Aaron Aponick

Professor & Director of Graduate Studies
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352-392-3484 CCB 403, FLI 264
352-392-2752 SIS 201

Tammy A. Davidson

Master Lecturer
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Ion Ghiviriga

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352-846-3001 CLB 108A

Alexander J. Grenning

Associate Professor
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352-392-9131 CCB 402

Zhongwu Guo

Scott Professor
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352-392-9133 CCB 302O
352-273-0550 SIS 329A

Lisa McElwee-White

Crow Professor and Chair
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352-392-5266 SIS 429A
352-392-7773 LEI 318A

Laura Peterson

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352-294-1364 SIS 328B

Jason Portmess

Senior Lecturer
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Daniel Seidel

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352 294 7991 Department of ChemistryCCB 406G

Brent S. Sumerlin

George B. Butler Professor
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352-392-0563 SIS 301A