College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Barbara N. Timmermann

University Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
4004 Malott Hall
Room 4004


Research: Natural products at chemistry-biology interface.

Research Interests

  • Natural products chemistry
  • Bioprospecting for drug lead discovery

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