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DeShong, Philip

DeShong, Philip

Fischell Department of Bioengineering
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Brain and Behavior Institute
2101 Chemistry Building


SC.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1971

Total synthesis of heterocyclic natural products, development of methodology for organic synthesis, mechanistic organometallic chemistry, synthesis of complex oligosaccharides and glycoprotein derivatives, chemistry of hypervalent silicon derivatives, synthesis of nanoparticles and functionalized nanomaterials for applications in drug delivery, diagnostics and biosensing.

Reflections on a Career Making Biologically Relevant Compounds

A Q&A with retiring UMD synthetic chemist Philip DeShong.

BBI Holds 2017 Seed Grant Symposium

Over 115 people attend symposium featuring work and accomplishments of BBI Seed Grant Awardees for FY16/FY17.

BBI Seed Grant winners announced

Five projects selected for inaugural round of funding.