Welcome to the Kerwin Lab home page.The Kerwin Lab is a synthetic medicinal chemistry group interested in drug design and discovery. We work at the interface of organic, medicinal, and biochemistry. 

9/9/19: Paper describing synthesis of Shensongine A highlighted by Thieme:  https://www.thieme.de/de/thieme-chemistry/synform-news-totalsynthese-von-shensongine-a-146145.htm
5/16/19:  Brandie Taylor and Amanda Bohanon graduate with MS degrees in Biochemistry - off to Vanderbilt Univ. and Univ. of Texas at Austin, respectively.
5/1/19:  Brandon Reinus defends his PhD dissertation "N-Alkynylations of Substituted Pyrroles with 1-Bromo-1-alkynes and C-Alkylations and C-Alkenylations of Cyclic 1,2-Diketones"
4/26/19:  Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education paper "Flexible and Modular 3D-Printed Peptide Models" published. https://rdcu.be/bEbir
3/819:  ChemBioChem paper "N-Methylmesoporphyrin IX Exhibits G-quadruplex Specitic Photocleavge Activity"  published and selected for cover art:
1/24/19: Molecules paper "Preparation and Utility of N-Alkynyl Pyrroles in Synthesis" is published in the Special Issue "Alkynes: From Reaction Design to Applications in Organic Synthesis"

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