14th World Congress on Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Design
Daniel P Becker
Loyola University Chicago, USA
Daniel Becker earned his PhD at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana and worked in the pharmaceutical industry in Searle, Pharmacia, and then Pfizer as a Project Leader and Research Fellow developing new treatments for cancer, arthritis, and cardiovascular diseases. He moved from industry to join Loyola University Chicago in 2004 where he serves as a full Professor of Chemistry performing research in synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry, especially in the discovery of new antibiotics and treatments for cancer, as well as in supramolecular chemistry. He has published more than 50 scientific papers in various areas of chemistry and is an inventor on over 50 US patents.
Abstract : Design and synthesis of DapE inhibitors as potential antibiotics with a new mechanism of action