John Jewett*

Associate Professor Accepting Students

John Jewett*

Associate Professor Accepting Students

Degrees and Appointments 

  • AB 2003, Dartmouth College
  • Ph.D. 2008, University of Chicago
  • Postdoctoral Fellow 2008-2011, University of California, Berkeley
  • Assistant Professor 2011-2018, University of Arizona
  • Associate Professor 2018- , University of Arizona

Awards and Honors

  • Honors College, Excellence in Teaching Award, 2017
  • College of Science, Distinguished Early Career Teaching Award, 2016
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2016
  • Honors College, Excellence in Mentoring Award, 2015
  • American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow, 2009-2011
  • Edith Barnard Award in Chemistry for Service to Others, 2007
  • Gerhard Closs Teaching Award in Organic Chemistry, 2004

Research Specialties: Bioorganic, Chemical Biology, Synthesis/Synthetic Methods, Development

Research

Our goal is to merge the fields of synthetic organic chemistry with virology. We develop new reactions (and re-appropriate old ones) to gain insight into how viruses infects new host cells. Additionally, we are working to develop new methods to probe protein-protein interactions through the use of small molecules. Read More.

Faculty Tenure Track Faculty Biochemistry Organic Chemistry