Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Director of the Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development, University of Minnesota

Professor Georg and her group have published over 200 scientific articles and are involved in the design, semisynthesis, total synthesis, and evaluation of biologically active agents. Current therapeutic areas include cancer, male and female non-hormonal contraception, cancer, and epilepsy.

These projects require the development of synthetic methods, synthesis of natural products, and structure-activity studies aimed at improving the therapeutic efficacy of lead compounds, including natural products, and hits from high throughput screening.

Experience

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    Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Director of the Institute for Therapeutics Discovery and Development, University of Minnesota