Longqin Hu  Director, Graduate Program in Medicinal Chemistry

Ph.D., University of Kansas
Drug Design, Anticancer Prodrugs, Inhibitors of Crystallization for stone diseases, Small molecule inhibitors of protein-protein interactions
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
email:  Longhu@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-5291

Edward Arnold

Ph.D., Cornell University
Antiviral Drug Design, X-ray Crystallography
Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
email:  arnold@cabm.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-9777 

Joel Freundlich  

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Novel Antibacterial Therapeutic Strategies
Associate Professor, Dept. of Pharmacology and Physiology and Medicine, NJMS
email:  freundjs@rutgers.edu
Phone:  973-972-7165

Chi-Tang Ho  

Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis
Natural products isolation and structure elucidation
Professor, Department of Food Science
email:  chitang.ho@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9611

Leslie Jimenez  

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Synthesis of natural products, new synthetic methods
Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
email:  jimenez@chem.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-0641

John Kerrigan  

Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology
Molecular modeling and computational chemistry
Director, Information Technology, Division of Life Sciences and Chemistry
email:  kerrigje@sas.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-1222

Edmond J. LaVoie  

Ph.D., State University of New York, Buffalo
Synthesis and SAR studies of Pharmaceutical Agents
Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
email:  elavoie@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-2674

Matthew Moschitto

Ph.D., Cornell University
Design and synthesis of enzyme inhibitors, natural product synthesis and synthetic methodology
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
email:  m.moschitto@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-5382

James E. Simon

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Botanicals and Plant-derived natural products with medicinal activity
Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Biology; Director, New Use Agriculture and Natural Plant Products Program (NUANPP)
email:  jimsimon@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-6239

Jun Wang

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Small molecule antivirals targeting emerging and remerging viruses
Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Chemistry
email:  junwang@pharmacy.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-5381

Lawrence J. Williams

Ph.D., University of Arizona
Total synthesis of biologically-active natural products
Professor, Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
email: lwilliams@chem.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-7196

William J. Welsh

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
Computer-aided drug design and bioinformatics
Professor, Department of Pharmacology, RWJMS
email:  welshwj@rwjms.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-235-3234

Associate Faculty Members:

Vladyslav Kholodovych

Ph.D., Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry and Petrochemistry (Kiev, Ukraine)
High Performance and Research Computing
Senior Scientist, Office of Advanced Research Computing
email:  vlad.khol@rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-445-5258

Qing Li Wu

Ph.D., Peking Union Medical College
Natural product isolation and structure characterization
Associate Research Professor, Dept of Plant Biology and Pathology
email:  qlwu@sebs.rutgers.edu
Phone:  848-932-9711 ext, 367