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Edward  Turos

Edward Turos

Edward Turos


Office: NES 330B
Phone: 813/974-7312
Lab: NES 329,330



B.S. in Chemistry (Summa Cum Laude), Towson State University, 1982
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Penn State University, 1986
Dissertation Title: Stereoselective Synthesis of Vicinal Diamines Using Sulfur Bis(imide) Dienophiles
Advisor: Steven Weinreb
Postdoctoral Research, Yale University, 1987-89
Synthetic Organic Chemistry and Natural Products Total Synthesis
Mentor: Samuel Danishefsky


Our research group is focusing on the synthesis and evaluation of new antibacterial and anticancer agents, as well as development of nanoparticle polymers as drug delivery vehicles and biomedical plastics.

Current Funding

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Graduate Students

Lindsay Blume, Jennifer Borja, Faeez Mahzamani, Mohammad Nazmus Sakib, Katrinah Tirado, Michael Williams