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Reem Alkhodier,
B.S. King Saud University
Graduate Student
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Mississippi
ralkhodi@go.olemiss.edu
Maali D. Al'shammari,
B.S. King Saud University
Graduate Student
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Mississippi
malshamm@go.olemiss.edu
Amena Begum,
M.Sc. University of Dhaka
Graduate Student
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Mississippi
abegum@go.olemiss.edu
Mantasha Idrisi,
Ph.D. Aligarh Muslim University
Postdoctoral Associate
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Mississippi
midrisi@olemiss.edu
Baharul Islam,
M.Pharm. University of Development Alternative
Graduate Student
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Mississippi
bislam@go.olemiss.edu
Katie Kreusel
Undergraduate Student
School of Pharmacy
University of Mississippi
kekreuse@go.olemiss.edu
Alex Vinson,
B.S. University of Mississippi
Graduate Student
Division of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Mississippi
atvinson@go.olemiss.edu


Group Alumni

Graduate Students

Amna T. Adam, B.S. Montclair State University, Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Mississippi, 2020
Recent position: Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University with Professor Merdad Shamloo, School of Medicine

Francis J. Barrios, B.S. University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Purdue University, 2013
Recent position: Assistant Professor, Bellarmine University, Louisville, KY

Changho Han, B.S. Sogang University, Seoul, Korea, Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University, 2013, Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University with Professor Craig W. Lindsey, Department of Pharmacology
Recent position: Drug Discovery Scientist, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Mark V. Riofski, B.S. University of Iowa, Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University, 2013, Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University with Professor Harold H. Kung, Department of Chemical Engineering
Recent position: Senior Product Development Chemist, 3M, St. Paul, MN

James R. Woods, B.S. Michigan State University, Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University, 2014, Postdoctoral Fellow, Rice University with Professor K. C. Nicolaou, Department of Chemistry
Recent position: Research Scientist, ImmunoGen, Inc., Waltham, MA

Robert A. Hazlitt, B.S. Baylor College, Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Purdue University, 2016, Postdoctoral Fellow, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Recent position: Medicinal Chemist, Loxo Oncology, Inc., Boulder, CO

Munia F. Sowaileh, M.Sc. Jordan Univdersity of Science and Technology, Ph.D. Medicinal Chemistry, University of Mississippi, 2018, Postdoctoral Fellow, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, TN
Recent position: Medicinal Chemist, Loxo Oncology, Inc., Boulder, CO

Postdoctoral Fellows

Jinu Philip John, Ph.D. University of North Dakota, Grand Forks with Professor Alexei Novikov, Postdoctoral Fellow, Purdue University, 2010–2012
Recent position: Plant Chemist, DSM, Lafayette, IN

Eun Hoo Kim, Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University with Professor Anthony Pearson, Postdoctoral Fellow, Purdue University, 2010–2012
Recent position: Assistant Professor, Methodist University, Fayetteville, NC

Alex L. Nguyen, Ph.D. Louisiana State University with Professor Graca Vicente, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Mississippi, 2016–2017
Recent position: Assistant Professor, Louisiana State University, Alexandria, LA

Hari R. Khatri, Ph.D. Purdue University with Professor Alex Wei, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Mississippi, 2016–2018
Recent position: Senior Scientist, Universal Display Company, New Castle, DE

Thanh-Thanh Claire Tran, Ph.D. University of Mississippi with Professor Ikhlas Khan, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Mississippi, 2020
Recent position: Operations Specialist, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Social Circle, GA


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e-mail: dacolby@olemiss.edu
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