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Jason Evans, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Program Director, College of Science and Mathematics
  • Telephone: 617.287.6149
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  • Office Location: ISC-3410

Areas of Expertise

Analytical Chemistry: Biological Mass Spectrometry


PhD, Analytical Chemistry, University of Delaware

Additional Information

Two problems associated with the arsenal of antibiotics commonly used to treat infections are the evolutionary development of resistance and persistence in our environment, which presents risks to aquatic ecosystems, as well as, to human health. The Evans laboratory is interested in developing a strategy for discovering a new greener class of antibiotics, based on tunichromes extracted and isolated from anthropods.

Structure of some different tunichromes