Education:

1992 -1997 Ph.D.,     Medicinal Chemistry, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry, Minneapolis, Minnesota

                                Research Advisor: Dr. Carston R. Wagner

                                Ph.D. Thesis: "Synthesis, Biological Activity and Mechanistic Studies of Aromatic Amino Acid Phosphoramidates of Antiviral and Antitumor Nucleosides."

1988 - 1992 B.A. with distinction, Chemistry, University of Minnesota - Morris, Morris, Minnesota

Positions:

2007- Present         Associate Professor of Chemistry, College of Saint Benedict/ St. Johnís University, St. Joseph, Minnesota

2008 - 2009           Visiting Associate Professor, University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2001 - 2007           Assistant Professor of Chemistry, College of Saint Benedict/ St. Johnís University, St. Joseph, Minnesota

2000 - 2001            Research Associate, University of Minnesota Cancer Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2001                        Instructor, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1997- 2000            Postdoctoral Associate

                                Research Advisor: Dr. Stephen S. Hecht, American Cancer Society Research Professor, Wallin Land Grant Professor in Cancer Prevention, University of Minnesota