The Derek Tan Lab

Shalini Balakrishnan, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Shalini Balakrishnan

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PhD, University of Delaware, 2007

MS, University of Madras, 2001

BS, University of Madras, 1999


  1. Arginine mimetics using α-guanidino acids: Introduction of functional groups and stereochemistry adjacent to recognition guanidiniums in peptides.
    Balakrishnan, S.; Scheuermann, M. J.; Zondlo, N. J.* ChemBioChem 2012, 13, 259–270.
    Abstract | PubMed ]

  2. Convergent and stereospecific synthesis of molecules containing α-functionalized guanidiniums via α-guanidino acids.
    Balakrishnan, S.; Zhao, C.; Zondlo, N. J.* J. Org. Chem. 2007, 72, 9834–9837.
    Abstract | PubMed ]

  3. Design of a protein kinase-inducible domain.
    Balakrishnan, S.; Zondlo, N. J.* J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 5590–5591.
    Abstract | PubMed ]