DANIEL A. HARKI
Department of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Minnesota
717 Delaware Street S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55414-2959
http://www.medicinal-chemistry.org/?q=node/66 (group homepage)
Ph.D. in Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University
B.A. magna cum laude in Chemistry and Biology (double major), West Virginia University
Postdoctoral Scholar in Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Division of Chemistry
and Chemical Engineering
Research: Development of [
F]-fluorine-labeled pyrrole-imidazole polyamides for in vivo
imaging by positron emission tomography. New methods for polyamide synthesis.
Advisor: Professor Peter B. Dervan
Graduate Research in Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemistry
Thesis: Chemical synthesis of base-modified ribonucleosides as novel antiviral agents.
Advisor: Professor Blake R. Peterson
Undergraduate Research in Chemistry, West Virginia University, Department of Chemistry
Research: Synthesis of illudin analogues.
Advisor: Professor Kay M. Brummond
Biological Science Laboratory Technician, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
(CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Morgantown, WV
Research: Immunotoxicology studies of arsenic exposure.
Supervisor: Dr. Michael I. Luster
2009-present Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Awards and Honors (Representative)
California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program, Postdoctoral Fellowship
Friedreich´s Ataxia Research Alliance, Postdoctoral Fellowship
Braucher Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University, Department