Graham B. Jones


Department Chair and Professor of Chemistry

102 Hurtig Hall

Tel: 617.373.2822

Fax: 617.373.8795


2006 D.Sc., The University of Liverpool, England

1989-1991 Post-Doctoral Associate, Harvard University (Corey Group)

1989 Ph.D. and Dip.I.C., Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London

1986 B.Sc., The University of Liverpool, England


Graham B. Jones is Professor and Chair of Chemistry & Chemical Biology and Co-Director of the Barnett Institute of Chemical & Biological Analysis at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Jones was educated in the UK, receiving BSc and PhD degrees in chemistry from the University of Liverpool and the Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine respectively. He then moved to the USA as a NATO fellow and conducted independent research at Harvard University with E. J. Corey, the 1990 Nobelist in chemistry. His research expertise lies at the interface of organic and medicinal chemistry, and has resulted in over 120 publications, generated in excess of $30M external funding and forged numerous collaborative partnerships with the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. He has been appointed to several editorial posts for scholarly scientific journals, and was awarded the DSc degree in 2006 for his contributions to medicinal chemistry. Graham has held a variety of influential executive positions in the academic sector both in the UK and USA. These include Directorship of the Northeastern Biotechnology Initiative, as the Pro-Vice Chancellor for Enterprise at the University of Hull.