Renato Bauer, PhD

Graduate Student

Renato Bauer, PhD

Graduate Student
Renato Bauer

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Senior Research Scientist, 2013–present
Eli Lilly and Company
Indianapolis, Indiana

Postdoctoral Fellow, 2011–2013
with Prof. Andrew G. Myers
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard University

PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College, 2011
Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology

BS, Stonehill College, 2005

Thesis: Strategies for the Synthesis of Scaffolds Found in Natural Products, January 28, 2011


  1. Principal component analysis as a tool for library design: A case study investigating natural products, brand-name drugs, natural product-like libraries, and drug-like libraries.
    Wenderski, T. A.; Stratton, C. F.; Bauer, R. A.; Kopp, F.; Tan, D. S.* Methods Mol Biol. 2015, 1263, 225–242.
    Abstract | PubMed ]
  2. Biomimetic diversity-oriented synthesis of benzannulated medium rings via ring expansion.
    Bauer, R. A.; Wenderski, T. A.; Tan, D. S.* Nat. Chem. Biol. 2013, 9, 21–29.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
  3. Solid-phase synthesis and chemical space analysis of a 190-membered alkaloid/terpenoid-like library.
    Moura-Letts, G.; DiBlasi, C. M.; Bauer, R. A.; Tan, D. S.* Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 2011, 108, 6745–6750.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
  4. The tert-butylsulfinamide lynchpin in transition-metal-mediated multiscaffold library synthesis.
    Bauer, R. A.; DiBlasi, C. M.; Tan, D. S.* Org. Lett. 2010, 12, 2084–2087.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]
  5. Expanding the range of ‘druggable’ targets with natural product-based libraries: An academic perspective.
    Bauer, R. A.; Wurst, J. M.; Tan, D. S.* Curr. Opin. Chem. Biol. 2010, 14, 308–314.
    Abstract | PubMed | PMC ]

News Articles

Trends in Chemical Biology 2009
NYAS eBriefing
The year-end meeting of the Chemical Biology Discussion Group, held June 1, 2009, highlighted the diverse spokes of chemical biology around a central theme: biomolecular recognition.
[Overview (free) | Meeting report (membership req’d)]
Renato Bauer’s seminar: Asymmetric Synthesis of a Multiscaffold Library for Discovery Screening
[Video (membership req’d)]