Pharmaceutical Chemistry Faculty
Professor Cory Berkland earned a BS in chemical engineering at Iowa State University, an MS in chemical engineering from the University of Illinois and a PhD in chemical and bimolecular engineering at the University of Illinios. He also completed his post doc work at the University of Illinois.
Professor Brandon DeKosky earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas in 2010 and a Ph.D. in Biochemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015. He completed a Post Doc in Immunology & Vaccinology at the Vaccine Research Center, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, MD in 2017.
Associate Professor Laird Forrest earned a BS in chemical engineering from Auburn University and an MS in chemical engineering at the University of Illinois-Urbana. He also earned a PhD in chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Illinois-Urbana. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Wisconsin.
Professor Hageman earned his B.S. in Pharmacy and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Kansas. His research experiences have included industrial positions in R&D at Pharmacia, Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Associate Professor Jeff Krise earned a B.S. in pharmacy from Duquesne University and a Ph.D in pharmaceutical chemistry from the University of Kansas. He completed his postdoctoral research at the Department of Biochemistry at Stanford University.
Distinguished Professor Sue Lunte earned a B.S. at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, Michigan and a Ph.D. at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Distinguished Professor C. Russell Middaugh earned a B.S. from the University of California, Santa Cruz, a Ph.D. from Cornell University and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Minnesota.
Professor Picking earned her Ph.D. at the University of Kansas. Her research interests are vaccine development - especially for the children of low income countries, Enteric bacterial pathogens, and type III secretion.
Distinguished Professor Picking earned his Ph.D. at the University of Kansas. He is the director of the Kansas Vaccine Development Center and director of the Higuchi Biosciences Center.
Distinguished Professor and Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Chair Christian Schöneich earned a diplom at Free University in Berlin, Germany and a Ph.D. at Technical University in Berlin, Germany.
Professor Teruna Siahaan earned a B.S. and an M.S. from the University of Indonesia and a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Distinguished Professor Valentino Stella earned a B.Pharm. from the Victorian College of Pharmacy in Parkville, Victoria, Australia and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas.
Associate Dean John Stobaugh earned a B.S. from the University of Oklahoma in 1974, an M.S. from the University of Oklahoma in 1977, and a Ph.D. from the University of Kansas in 1982.
Associate Professor Thomas Tolbert earned a B.S. in chemistry from Purdue University, a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the Massachusetts institute of Technology and completed his postdoctoral research at the Scripps Research Institute.
Distinguished Professor David Volkin earned a BA in chemistry at the University of California, San Diego and a PhD in Biochemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Assistant Professor Michael Wang earned a B.S. in chemistry from Peking University, a Ph.D. in analytical chemistry at Duke University and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the University of North Carolina School of Pharmacy.