Derek Tan: Justin Cisar Thesis Defense Party 2009

Justin Cisar successfully defended his thesis on rational drug design entitled “Design and Synthesis of Inhibitors of Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetase Adenylation Domains” on May 13, 2009. Our thanks to his committee members Profs. Luis Quadri (chair), Sam Danishefsky, Tom Muir, and Jón Njarðarson.

Congratulations Dr. Cisar!

Justin Cisar calling family, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Dr. Justin Cisar phones his family with the good news! Justin Cisar champagne, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Justin pours some bubbly Justin's toast, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Justin worked hard to think up something nice to say about his adviser! Judy, Justin, and Beth, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Justin with his mother Judy, who flew all the way from California for his defense, and his wife, Dr. Beth George Cisar…Now we get to call them The Drs. Cisar! Justin and Derek, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Justin and Derek with the New York City skyline behind them Shelly and Debarshi, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research Shelly Adams (Gin Lab) and Debarshi Pratihar sample the hors d’oeuvres Group Celebration, diversity oriented synthesis, rational drug design, and chemical biology research The Tan and Gin groups enjoy the celebration!