James Aggen


Ph.D., Organic Synthesis, University of California at Irvine
B.S., Chemistry, California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo

Area(s) of Expertise

Medicinal chemistry, drug discovery, organic synthesis, antibiotics

Research Interests

Discovery of novel antibacterial agents; development of a rational compound design strategy to optimize antiibacterial activity; novel approaches in organic synthesis


211C Mugar Life Science Building

Plazomicin: Its Prospects and Its Challenges

James Aggen, a professor in the College of Science and Bouve College of Health Sciences, describes his to work to develop antidotes for multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacterial infections.