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About Justin

Justin T. Mohr
Assistant Professor

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Education and Experience
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois (2012–present)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA (2009–2012)
NIH Postdoctoral Fellow (with Professor Gregory C. Fu)

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA (2003–2009)
Ph. D. in Synthetic Organic Chemistry
Dissertation Title: "Enantioselective Reactions of Palladium Enolates"
Graduate Research Assistant (with Professor Brian M. Stoltz)

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (1999–2003)
A. B. in Chemistry, minor in Theater, cum laude with honors in Chemistry
Honors Thesis Title: "Thiophene Carbinols as Scaffolds for Potential Polyol Anesthetics"
Undergraduate Research Assistant (with Professor Gordon W. Gribble)
Honors and Awards
National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2017)
Thieme Chemistry Journal Award (2014)
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (2009–2011)
Lilly Graduate Fellowship (2006)
Caltech Special Institute Fellowship (2003)
Organic Chemistry Book Award (2003)
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Scholar (2001–2002)
Rufus Choate Scholar (2000–2001)
Contact Information
Department of Chemistry (MC 111)
University of Illinois at Chicago
845 West Taylor Street
Chicago, IL 60607-7061
Office: Room 5405 SES
Phone: (312) 355–0242
Fax: (312) 996–0431
email: jtmohr@uic.edu