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Organic Chemistry in Nottingham

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Mark Kurth

Department of Chemistry

mjkurth@ucdavis.edu

Professor Mark Kurth was raised on a farm in Iowa and did his undergraduate studies (B.A. in Chemistry, 1976) at the University of Northern Iowa where he did undergraduate research with Prof. James G. Macmillan. He did his graduate studies (Chemistry) at the University of Minnesota with Prof. Thomas R. Hoye (1980) and a postdoctoral at the University of Geneva, Switzerland with Prof. Wolfgang Oppolzer (1980-1981). Professor Kurth joined the faculty in the Department of Chemistry at the University of California/Davis in July 1981 where he has risen through the ranks to now Distinguished Professor. Co-workers in the Kurth lab apply the tools of synthetic organic chemistry to medicinal chemistry, combinatorial chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, reaction mechanisms, solid-phase organic synthesis, organic synthesis, reaction methodology, and structure elucidation studies.

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Neil Schore

Department of Chemistry

neschore@ucdavis.edu

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