Associate Professor and Vice Chair - Rutgers University - New Jersey. Ph. D at Chicago; Postdoctoral Fellow at Nice and Max-Planck institute; and Assistant Professor at Rockefeller University. Research work aimed at new methods in peptide synthesis, understanding the functional conformations of intermediate analogues and design of peptide-based vaccines directed against HIV-1.
Highly experienced chemist with over 20 years in R & D for both life science products and human development therapeutics and has advanced several compounds through drug from early pre-clinical to early clinical development. Industry expert in peptide design and manufacturing. Has written or co-authored more than 100 articles, reviews, and patents. Served as editor of several international journals.