Inhibitors of Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase: Potential Treatments for Pain and Other Diseases

Seminar Center for Excellence in the Neurosciences Seminar Series

Dale Boger, Ph.D.

Richard and Alice Cramer Professor of Chemistry Department of Chemistry and the Skaggs Institute for Chemical BiologyThe Scripps Research Institute

Biography

Professor Dale Boger is an internationally renowned medicinal and organic chemist. He studied chemistry at the University of Kansas (B.S., 1975) and received his Ph.D. in 1980 from Harvard University, under the mentorship of Professor E. J. Corey. Following graduate school, he joined the faculty at the University of Kansas where he was promoted to the rank of professor of medicinal chemistry. He went on to join the faculty at Purdue University, where he was a Professor of Chemistry from 1985-1991. He currently holds an endowed chair at The Scripps Research Institute as the Richard and Alice Cramer Professor of Chemistry in La Jolla, California. Dr. Boger is active in the field of organic chemistry with research interests including natural product synthesis, synthetic methodology, medicinal chemistry, and combinatorial chemistry. He has published over 400 research articles in peer reviewed journals and has received numerous awards including being selected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He serves as the Editor in Chief of Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters and is the author of a popular book on synthetic organic chemistry: Modern Organic Synthesis Lecture Notes (TSRI Press, 1999).

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Aug272009
12:00 PM
President's Board Room: Bush Center

Biddeford Campus

Free and open to the public