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Graham Jones

Professor and Department Chair, Chemistry

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Faster, cheaper, cleaner’

Chem­istry pro­fessor and chair Graham Jones uses envi­ron­men­tally (and finan­cially) friendly methods to con­duct organic drug research.

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Chemistry student group earns chemical society’s high honor

Northeastern’s stu­dent chapter of the Amer­ican Chem­ical Society has received the highest honor bestowed upon a uni­ver­sity by the world’s largest sci­en­tific society.

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Drug discovery symposium maps new frontiers, collaborations

At a sym­po­sium hosted by North­eastern on Tuesday, a pio­neering chemist mar­veled at the human body’s ability to flourish in the face of expo­sure to thou­sands of harmful pathogens.

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A new age for drug development

In a new research paper, North­eastern fac­ulty mem­bers dis­cuss the ana­lyt­ical chal­lenges researchers face as biosim­i­lars take center stage in phar­ma­ceu­tical development.

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Collaborating to fight cancer with knowledge

North­eastern and the Dana-​​Farber Cancer Insti­tute have announced an insti­tu­tional col­lab­o­ra­tion to fight cancer by lever­aging each institution’s expertise.

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Diving into chemistry

Senior chem­istry major Krista Wager will grad­uate this Friday after a pro­lific under­grad­uate research career.

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3Qs: Green chemistry

Chem­istry and chem­ical biology chair Graham Jones explains Northeastern’s role in the emerging field of green chemistry

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3Qs: Analyzing why sudden drug shortages occur

Drug man­u­fac­turers and the Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion (FDA) scram­bled ear­lier this month to address a sudden shortage of methotrexate, a 60-​​year-​​old drug that treats chil­dren with severe cases of leukemia and sar­coma. Graham Jones, the chair of the chem­istry and chem­ical biology depart­ment in the Col­lege of Sci­ence, said the problem is likely to con­tinue as fewer phar­ma­ceu­tical com­pa­nies pro­duce drugs with slim profit mar­gins and a small patient base.

Facilitating the next frontier of medical science

North­eastern hosts researchers, advo­cates and industry to dis­cuss the future of bio­phar­ma­ceu­ti­cals in America.

Photo by Michael Mazzanti.

Northeastern researchers gain a voice in federal drug policy

Chem­istry chair’s tes­ti­mony at FDA hearing advances University’s role in for­mu­lating U.S. approach to intro­duc­tion of new biopharmaceuticals

Two undergraduates awarded Goldwater scholarships

Stu­dents with pas­sion for dis­covery hope to use pres­ti­gious national award as spring­board to their career plans in research and medicine

Breakthrough technology for testing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s drugs

North­eastern research center intro­duces imaging method that could become the gold stan­dard for ini­tial testing of new ther­a­peutic compounds

Student wins national chemistry research award

North­eastern grad­uate stu­dent rec­og­nized at Amer­ican Chem­ical Society annual meeting for excel­lence and inno­va­tion in microwave chemistry

New partnership fuels efforts in renewable energy

Entre­pre­neurial fuel-​​cell expert and pro­fes­sor­col­lab­o­rates with Northeastern’s Center for Renew­able Energy Tech­nol­o­gyto devel­op­fossil fuel alternatives

Solving the mystery of DNA repair

North­eastern pro­fessor awarded CAREER grant to study how cells fend off poten­tially dam­aging agents

Young chemist receives prestigious national award

Penny Beuning has been named Northeastern’s first Cot­trell Scholar, receiving $100,000 to fur­ther her research and teaching in chem­ical biology.

Researcher receives prestigious American Chemical Society award

North­eastern pro­fessor John Engen has been rec­og­nized by the ACS for his achieve­ments and research con­tri­bu­tions as a young ana­lyt­ical scientist.

Northeastern University’s Biotechnology Initiative and Professional Science Master’s Degrees Underscored by New Federal Report

Boston, Mass. — A new report from the National Research Council (NRC) sug­gests that pol­i­cy­makers, uni­ver­si­ties, and employers should work together to speed the devel­op­ment of pro­fes­sion­ally ori­ented master’s degree … read more »

Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.

Paper

Microwave accelerated three-component fluoroalkylations: expeditious routes to fluoropharmaceuticals and PET ligands

(with Placzek, Michael; LaBeaume, Paul; Harris, Luke; Ng, Patrick; Daniels, Mathew; Kallmerten, Amy) Tetrahedron Letters, (2011), 52, 332-335.

Paper

An efficient route to xanthine based A2A adenosine receptor antagonists and functional derivatives

(with LaBeaume, Paul; Dong, Ma; Sitkovsky, Michail; Jones, Elizabeth V.; Thomas, Rhiannon; Sadler, Sara; Kallmerten, Amy E.) Org Biomol Chem, (2010), 8, 4155.

Paper

Radio-Iodination Methods for the Production of SPECT Imaging Agents

(with Wager, K.; Jones, G.B.) Current Radiopharmaceuticals, (2010), 3 (1) 37-45.

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