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Gerald B. (GB) Hammond

G B Hammond 9-2013Professor and Endowed Chair in Organic Chemistry

Division: Organic Chemistry
Specialty: Synthesis and Natural Products
Phone: 502-852-5998
Website: Hammond Group

Education and Research Experience

1975 B.S.   Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru in Lima, Peru
1979 M.S.  University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
1985 Ph.D. University of Birmingham, England

Research Interests

  • -Interactions of fluorine with organic and organometallic compounds, aimed toward the synthesis of fluorinated building blocks
    -Systematic, international, and multidisciplinary studies of Peruvian medicinal plants targeting cancer and the so-called neglected diseases
    -Development of environmentally friendly synthetic methodologies and external supports for the construction of organic molecules
    -New anticancer therapies, in collaboration with faculty from other disciplines and institutions.


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