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Tony Davis, PhD

Graduate Student

Tony Davis

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Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014–present
with Prof. Michael D. Burkart
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry
University of California, San Diego

Cancer Pharmacology Predoctoral Trainee, 2009–2011

PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2014
Pharmacology Graduate Program
Sloan Kettering Institute & Weill Cornell Medical College

BS, Xavier University of Louisiana, 2007

Thesis: Chemical Biology Approaches Towards Cell-Permeable Antibacterials Targeting Non-Ribosomal Peptide Biosynthesis, May 20, 2014


  1. General platform for systematic quantitative evaluation of small-molecule permeability in bacteria.
    Davis, T. D.; Gerry, C. J.; Tan, D. S.* ACS Chem. Biol. 2014, 9, 2535–2544.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
    (Highlighted in ACS Chem. Biol.)

  2. Pharmacokinetic and in vivo efficacy studies of the mycobactin biosynthesis inhibitor salicyl-AMS in mice.
    Lun, S.; Guo, H.; Adamson, J.; Cisar, J. S.; Davis, T. D.; Sundaramn Chavadi, S.; Warren, J. D.; Quadri, L. E. N.*; Tan, D. S.*; Bishai, W. R.* Antimicrob. Agents Chemother. 2013, 57, 5138–5140
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]