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Juana Acrivos

Juana Acrivos

Professor Emerita

B.S., Institute #2 (Havana, Cuba), 1946
D.Sc., University of Havana, 1951

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1956

DH 286
(408) 924-4972
juana.acrivos@sjsu.edu
Acrivos Research Group Page

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Branz

Stephen Branz

Professor
Organic Chemistry

B.A. Chemistry, Brandeis University, 1973
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978

SCI 141
(408) 924-7405
stephen.branz@sjsu.edu

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David Brook

Professor
Organic Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry with Honours, University of Lancaster, 1989
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Colorado, 1993

SCI 166
(408) 924-4994
david.brook@sjsu.edu
Brook Research Group Page

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Olive Burata

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 2014

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
olive.burata@sjsu.edu

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Stephen Cappelloni

Lab Manager

DH 511
(408) 924-4921
stephen.cappelloni@sjsu.edu

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Lionel Cheruzel

Associate Professor
Inorganic and Bioinorganic Chemistry

French Engineer Diploma (Montpellier, France), 2000
Ph.D. University of Louisville, Kentucky (with Robert M. Buchanan), 2004

DH 286
(408) 924-5283
lionel.cheruzel@sjsu.edu
Cheruzel Research Group Page

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Sonia Cuellar-Ortiz

Lecturer

M.S. Biochemistry, Biotechnology Institute UNAM, 2001
Ph.D. Biochemistry, Biotechnology Institute UNAM, 2008

DH 417
(408) 924-4952
sonia.cuellar-ortiz@sjsu.edu

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Marc d'Alarcao

Marc d'Alarcao

Associate Dean for Research, College of Science
Biochemistry and Chemical Biology

B.S. Chemisty, Bridgewater State College, 1978
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (with Nelson J. Leonard), 1983

DH 282A
(408) 924-4962
marc.dalarcao@sjsu.edu
d'Alarcao Research Group Page

 

Rodger de Miranda

Lecturer

B.S. Chemistry, Biochemistry, San Jose State University, 2017

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
rodger.demiranda@sjsu.edu

Andrew DeMello

Andrew deMello

Adjunct Professor

Professor of Chemical Nanosciences
Department of Chemistry, ETH, Zurich

+44 (0)20 7594 5820
andrew.demello@chem.ethz.ch
DeMello Research Group Page

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Daryl Eggers

Daryl Eggers

Professor
Biochemistry

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, 1981
M.S. Chemical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, 1987
Ph.D. Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco, 1997

DH 604
(408) 924-4960
daryl.eggers@sjsu.edu
Eggers Research Group Page

Melody Esfandiari

Melody Esfandiari

Lecturer

B.A. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 2008
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California Irvine, 2012

DH 516
(408) 924-4973
melody.esfandiari@sjsu.edu

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Gheorghiu

Mircea Gheorghiu

Lecturer

M.S. Organic Chemistry, Bucharest Polytechnic Institute, 1964
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Bucharest Polytechnic Institute, 1975

SCI 140
(408) 924-4997
mircea.gheorghiu@sjsu.edu

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Rosa Hernandez-Garcia

Rosa Hernandez-Garcia

Administrative Analyst Specialist

DH 518B
(408) 924-4802
rosa.hernandez-garcia@sjsu.edu

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Jacob Hickey

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 2015

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
jacob.hickey@sjsu.edu

 

Angelina Huynh

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Biological Science, San Jose State University, 2016

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
angelina.huynh@sjsu.edu

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Laura Iraci

Laura Iraci

Adjunct Professor

Research Scientist, Atmospheric Sciences Branch
NASA Ames Research Center

(650) 604-0129
llaura.t.iraci@nasa.gov
Iraci Research Group Page

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Kapitzky

Laura Kapitzky

Lecturer

B.S. Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2001
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California Santa Cruz, 2008

DH 417
(408) 924-4952
laura.kapitzky@sjsu.edu

Resa Kelly

Resa Kelly

Professor
Chemical Education

B.A. Psychology, University of Notre Dame, 1990
B.A. Chemistry, University of Northern Iowa, 1992
M.A. Science Education, University of Northern Iowa, 2000
M.S. Chemistry, University of Northern Colorado, 2004
Ph.D. Chemical Education, University of Northern Colorado, 2005

DH 418
(408) 924-4940
resa.kelly@sjsu.edu
Kelly Research Group Page

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Aklilu Kidane

Instructional Support Technician II

DH 510
(408) 924-5276
aklilu.kidane@sjsu.edu

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Thanh Q. Le

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Biochemistry, University of California Los Angeles, 2014

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
thanh.q.le@sjsu.edu

michael leroy

Michael LeRoy

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Chemistry, University of California Santa Cruz, 2012

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
michael.leroy@sjsu.edu

Lucero_Rachael

Rachael Lucero

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Biological Sciences with Systems Physiology Emphasis, San Jose State University, 2015

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
rachael.lucero@sjsu.edu

Brooke Lustig

Brooke Lustig

Adjunct Professor
Biomedical, Chemical, and Materials Engineering
Computational Biochemistry

B.A. Molecular Biology & Biochemistry, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1976
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California at Santa Cruz, 1987

DH 417
(408) 924-4968
brooke.lustig@sjsu.edu
Lustig Research Group Page

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Amir Mansouri

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 2014

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
amir.mansouri@sjsu.edu

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Victor Maraschin

Lecturer

DH 182
(408) 924-4825
victor.maraschin@sjsu.edu 

Maria Matyska-Pesek

Maria Matyska-Pesek

Adjunct Professor
Analytical Chemistry

M.S. Pharmacy, Medical Academy, 1981
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, Medical Academy, 1989

DH 501
(408) 924-4951
maria.matyska-pesek@sjsu.edu
Pesek Research Group Page

Ludwig Mayer

Ludwig Mayer

Professor Emeritus

B.S. Chemistry, University of California Los Angeles, 1960
M.S. Biochemistry, San Diego State University, 1964
Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 1969

DH 518
(408) 924-5000
ludwig.mayer@sjsu.edu

 

Marya Melkie

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Chemistry, Biochemistry, San Jose State University, 2017

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
marya.melkie@sjsu.edu

Dr. Laura Miller

Laura Miller Conrad

Assistant Professor
Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry

B.A. Chemistry with Biochemistry Emphasis, Macalester College, 2005
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, 2010

DH 608
(408) 924-4957
laura.miller.conrad@sjsu.edu
Miller Conrad Research Group Page

Sam Monroe

Sam Monroe

Instructional Support Technician III

DH 511
(408) 924-5005
samuel.monroe@sjsu.edu

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Rebecca  Moore

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Alabama, 2007

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
rebecca.moore@sjsu.edu

Gilles Muller

Gilles Muller

Associate Dean of Research, Office of Research
Inorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology

B.S. Chemistry, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1993
M.S. Chemistry, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1994
D.E.A. Post-Master Degree, Inorganic Chemistry, University Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France, 1995
Ph.D. Coordination Chemistry,University of Lausanne, Switzerland, 2001

IRC 212
(408) 924-2632
gilles.muller@sjsu.edu
Muller Research Group Page

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John Neptune

John Neptune

Professor Emeritus

B.S., Muskingum College, 1942
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1949
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, 1952

DH 518
(408) 924-5000

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Roy Okuda

Roy Okuda

Professor
Organic Chemistry

B.A. Chemistry & Biology, University of California San Diego, 1979
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Hawaii, 1983

DH 009A
(408) 924-2525
roy.okuda@sjsu.edu
Okuda Research Group Page

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Kala Padmanabhan

Kala Padmanabhan

Lecturer

B.S. Chemistry, MES College of Arts & Science, 1990
M.A. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 2001

DH 605
(408) 924-5292
kala.padmanabhan@sjsu.edu

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John Perumattam

Lecturer

Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, The City University of New York, 1985

SCI 140
(408) 924-4997
john.perumattam@sjsu.edu

Joseph Pesek

Joseph Pesek

Professor
Analytical Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois, 1966
Ph.D. Analytical Chemistry, University of California Los Angeles, 1970

DH 501
(408) 924-4950
joseph.pesek@sjsu.edu
Pesek Research Group Page

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Elizabeth Pollom

Lecturer

B.A. Biochemistry, DePauw University, 2006
Ph.D. Biochemistry & Biophysic, University of North Carolina, 2012

DH 605
(408) 924-5012
elizabeth.pollom@sjsu.edu

Daphne

Daphne Purisima

Administrative Support Coordinator II

DH 518
(408) 924-4932
daphnedale.purisima@sjsu.edu

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Madalyn Radlauer

Assistant Professor
Organometallic Chemistry, Catalysis and Polymer Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry, Stanford University, 2008
Ph.D. Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 2014

DH 517
(408) 924-5482
madalyn.radlauer@sjsu.edu
Radlauer Reasearch Group Page

Dr. Alberto Rascon

Alberto A. Rascón, Jr.

Assistant Professor
Biochemistry

B.S. Chemistry, California State University Bakersfield, 2002
Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Arizona, 2010

DH 612
(408) 924-4969
alberto.rascon@sjsu.edu
Rascón, Jr. Research Group Page

Rauf_Hasaan

Hasaan Rauf

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin, 2014

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
hasaan.rauf@sjsu.edu

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Salehi

Niloofar Salehi

Lecturer

B.S. Chemistry, Shiraz University, 1990
M.S. Organic Chemistry, San Jose State University, 2012

DH 502
(408) 924-4943
niloofar.salehi@sjsu.edu

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Alexis Sarabia

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.S. Biochemistry, Santa Clara University, 2014

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
alexis.sarabia@sjsu.edu

Brenda Serrano

Brenda Serrano

Lecturer

B.S. Ceramic Engineering, University of Washington, 1992
B.S. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 1996
M.S. Materials Engineering, San Jose State University, 1998

DH 502
(408) 924-4936
brenda.serrano@sjsu.edu

Herbert Silber

Herbert Silber

Professor Emeritus
Inorganic Chemistry

B.S., Lehigh University, 1962
M.S., Lehigh University1964
Ph.D. University of California Davis, 1967

DH 518
(408) 924-5000
herbert.silber@sjsu.edu

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Chester Simocko

Assistant Professor
Organic and Polymer Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2008
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Florida, 2013

DH 001
(408) 924-5496
chester.simocko@sjsu.edu
Simocko Research Group Page

Karen Singmaster

Karen Singmaster

Chair and Professor
Physical Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry, University of Puerto Rico, 1982
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, 1987

DH 518
(408) 924-5000
karen.singmaster@sjsu.edu

Mike Stephens

Mike Stephens

Lead Technician

DH 510
(408) 924-5006
michael.stephens@sjsu.edu

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Stephanie Stepp

Lecturer

B.S. Chemistry/Biochemistry, University of California San Diego, 2006
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California Santa Cruz, 2012

SCI 140
(408) 924-4997
stephanie.stepp@sjsu.edu

Bradley Stone

Bradley Stone

Professor
Chemical Physics

B.S. Chemistry with Honors, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1977
Ph.D. Chemical Physics, Indiana University, 1984

DH 412A
(408) 924-4938
bradley.stone@sjsu.edu
Stone Research Group Page

Daniel Straus

Daniel Straus

Professor
Organic and Organometallic Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, 1977
Ph.D. Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, 1983

SCI 141
(408) 924-4998
daniel.straus@sjsu.edu
Straus Research Group Page

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Roger Terrill

 Roger Terrill

Associate Professor
Analytical Chemistry and Electrochemistry

B.A. Chemistry, University of California Santa Cruz, 1986
M.S. Chemistry, Fresno State University, 1990
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of North Carolina, 1995

DH 004B
(408) 924-4970
roger.terrill@sjsu.edu
Terrill Research Group Page

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Carlo Testa

Instructional Support Technician II

SCI 150
(408) 924-4990
carlo.testa@sjsu.edu

Topete_Joshua 

Joshua Topete

Teaching Associate

SJSU M.S. Student
B.A. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 2015

DH 504
(408) 924-5504
joshuacharles.topete@sjsu.edu

Ahn-Tuyet Tran

Anh-Tuyet Tran

Lecturer

M.S. Chemistry, San Jose State University, 1996
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California Davis, 2002

DH 605
(408) 924-4966
anh-tuyet.tran@sjsu.edu

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Annalise Van Wyngarden

Annalise Van Wyngarden

Associate Professor
Physical and Atmospheric Chemistry

B.A. Spanish, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 2000
B.S. Chemistry, Hope College, Holland, Michigan, 2000
Ph.D. Chemistry, University of California Berkeley, 2006

DH 002
(408) 924-5282
annalise.vanwyngarden@sjsu.edu
Van Wyngarden Research Group Page

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Ningkun Wang

Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Chemical Biology

B.S. Biochemistry, University of Utah, 2008
Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Michigan, 2013

DH 607
(408) 924-4955
ningkun.wang@sjsu.edu
Wang Research Group Page

Rosa Wang

Xiao "Rose" Wang

Lecturer

B.S. Chemistry, Suzhou University, 1982
M.S. Organic Chemistry, South China Normal University, 1985
M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of Idaho, 1996

SCI 140
(408) 924-4997
xiao.wang@sjsu.edu

 

Krista Wirth

Lecturer

B.S. Biological Science, Systems Physiology, San Jose State University, 2017

DH 502
(408) 924-XXXX
krista.wirth@sjsu.edu

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Abraham Wolcott

Assistant Professor
Physical Chemistry

B.S. Chemistry, University of California Santa Cruz, 2003
Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, University of California Santa Cruz, 2009

DH 005A
(408) 924-5449
abraham.wolcott@sjsu.edu
Wolcott Research Group Page

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Leon Yengoyan

Leon Yengoyan

Professor Emeritus

B.S. Chemistry, Fresno State College, 1959
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Stanford University, 1963

DH 516
(408) 924-4964
leon.yengoyan@sjsu.edu

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Zendejas

Hector Zendejas

Instructional Support Technician II

DH 511
(408) 924-3441
hector.zendejas@sjsu.edu