Curriculum Vitae

1964-1968: Bachelor of Sciences with Honor, Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California
1968-1972: Doctor of Philosophy, Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, California
1973-1974: Postdoctoral Fellow, Chemistry, and Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
1974-1981: Assistant Professor of Chemistry, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado
1981-1982: Senior Research Scientist, Recombinant DNA Division, Southern Biotech, Inc., Tampa, Florida
1982-1992: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, and Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
1992-1996: Professor of Pharmacology, Member of the Jefferson Cancer Institute, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1997-2002: Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
1997-present: Member of the Kimmel Cancer Cancer, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
2002-2005: Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2005-present: Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2011-present: Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science


American Association for Cancer Research
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
American Chemical Society
International Society for Nucleosides, Nucleotides, and Nucleic Acids

Service History

Editorial Board, Bioconjugate Chemistry
Editorial Board, Biotechnology Healthcare
Editorial Board, Current Molecular Imaging
Editorial Board, Journal of Molecular Biology and Molecular Imaging
Reviewer, Professional Journals
Reviewer, National Institutes of Health
Reviewer, National Science Foundation
Reviewer, Food and Drug Administration
Reviewer, Department of Energy
Reviewer, Army Breast Cancer Research Program
Reviewer, Cancer Research UK
Reviewer, Civilian Research and Development Program

Mentor Lineage


Ignacio Tinoco, Jr. (1930-2016) Ph.D., 1954, University of Wisconsin


John D. Ferry (1912-2003) Ph.D., 1935, Stanford University

George S. Parks (1894-1966) Ph.D., 1919, University of California, Berkeley

George E. Gibson (1884-1959) Ph.D., 1911, Universität von Breslau


Richard W. H. Abegg (1869-1910) Ph.D., 1891, Universität von Berlin

August W. von Hoffman (1818-1892) Ph.D., 1841, Universität von Giessen


Justus von Liebig (1803-1873) Ph.D., 1822, Universität von Erlangen

Karl W. G. Kastner (1783-1857) Ph.D., 1804, Universität von Jena

Johann F. A. Göttling (1753-1809) Apothecary, 1775, Universität von Langensalza

Johann C. Wiegleb (1732-1800) Apothecary, ca. 1765, Universität von Langensalza

Ernst G. Baldinger (1738-1804) M.D., 1760, Universität von Jena

Christoph Andreas Mangold (1719-1767) M.D., 1751, Universität von Erfurt

Georg E. Hamberger (1697-1755) M.D., 1721, Universität von Jena

Johann A. Wedel (1675-1747) M.D., 1697, Universität von Jena

Georg W. Wedel (1645-1721) M.D., 1669, Universität von Jena

Werner Rolfinck (1599-1673) M.D., Ph.D., 1625, Universitā di Padua

Adriaan van den Spieghel (1578-1625) M.D., ca. 1603, Universitā di Padua

Giulio Cesare Casseri (1552-1616) M.D., 1580, Universitā di Padua

Girolamo Fabrici (1533-1619) M.D., 1559, Universitā di Padua


Gabriele Fallopio (1523-1562) M.D., 1548, Universitā di Ferrara

Antonio Musa Brasavola (1500-1555) M.D., Ph.D., 1520, Universitā di Ferrara

Nicolo Leoniceno (1428-1524) M.D., Ph.D., 1453, Universitā di Padua

Pietro Roccabonella (1427-1491) M.D. ???? Universitā di Padua


Ognibene Leoniceno (1412-1474) Ph.D. 1436, Universitā di Mantua


Vittorino da Feltre (1378–1446) Ph.D. 1415, Universitā di Venezia

Guarino da Verona (1372-1460) Ph.D. 1408, Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis


Manuel Chrysoloras (1350-1415) Ph.D. ????, Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Georgios Gemisthos Plethon (1350-1452) Ph.D. 1380, Panepistimio peri Adrianopolis

Demetrius Kydones (1324-1398) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Nicholas Cabasilas (1322-1395) Panepistimio peri Thessalonica

Gregory Palamas (1296-1349) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Nicodemus of Vatopedi (?) Mt. Athos Monastery

Nicephorus Gregoras (?) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Theodore Metochites (?) Panepistimio peri Nicea

Manual Byrennius (?) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Georgios Pachymeres (1242-1310) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Georgios Acropolites (1217-1282) Panepistimio peri Nicea

Nicephorus Blemmydes (1197-1272) Panepistimio peri Prusa

Demetrios Kasyrkes (?) Panepistimio peri Smyrna

Theodoros Prodromos (1100-1157) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Stephanos Skylitzes (?) Panepistimio peri Trebizond

Michael Italikos (?) Panepistimio peri Philippolis

Theodore of Smyrna (?) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

John Italus (?) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

Michael Psellos (1017-1078) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

John Xiphilinos (1011-1075) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis

John Mauropus (1000-1070) Panepistimio peri Constantinopolis