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Dionicio R. Siegel
Ph.D. Chemistry

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Dionicio Siegel is an associate professor for the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego. He earned a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Reed College, a Ph.D. in chemistry from Harvard University and did his postdoctoral studies in molecular pharmacology at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Siegel's research focuses on synthesis applied to drug development. His research has lead to key contributions to pharmaceutical sciences including developing synthetic routes to natural products with established abilities to promote neuronal growth and regeneration; determining biological targets of natural products with unknown mechanism of action; and developing a new synthetic method for the conversion of arenas to phenolic compounds tolerant of diverse functionality.

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