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!
Dr. Justin Cisar phones his family with the good news!
Justin pours some bubbly
Justin worked hard to think up something nice to say about his adviser!
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 with the New York City skyline behind them
Shelly Adams (Gin Lab) and Debarshi Pratihar sample the hors d’oeuvres
The Tan and Gin groups enjoy the celebration!