Group Members

Principal Investigator

Daniel A. Harki, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Curriculum Vitae (pdf download)
Postdoc, California Institute of Technology, 2005-2009
Ph.D. in Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, 2005
B.A. in Biology & Chemistry, West Virginia University, 1999

 

Collaborating Faculty

Angela L. Perkins, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
 
Ph.D. in Chemistry, The Pennsylvania State University, 2005
B.S. in Biochemistry, Hope College, 1998 

 

 

Laboratory Staff

 
Alex Ayoub
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 2015
B.S. in Biochemistry, Genetics, University of Minnesota, 2015
 

 

 

 
 
Henry Schares
B.A. in Biology (Neuroscience concentration), St. Olaf College, 2015
 

 

 

Postdoctoral Researchers

Ramkumar Moorthy, Ph.D.
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry, North Dakota State University, 2016
M.S. in Chemistry, University of South Dakota, 2010
M.Sc. in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, 2004
B.Sc. in Chemistry, Bharathidasan University, 2002

 

 

Graduate Students

 
Kellan Passow (GS - Yr 3)
3M Fellow, UMN (2014 - present)
Trainee, NIH Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Grant (2015 - present)
B.A. in Chemistry & Mathematics, St. Olaf College, 2014

 

 

 

 
Christopher (Chris) Richards (GS - Yr 4)
Trainee, Institute for Molecular Viology (NIH) Training Program (2015 - present)
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Honorable Mention (2014 & 2015)
B.A. in Biochemistry, Spring Arbor University, 2012

 

 

 
John Widen (GS - Yr 6)
Bighley Graduate Fellowship, UMN College of Pharmacy (2013 - 2014)
B.S. in Chemistry, University of Iowa, 2010

 

  

 

Undergraduate and Professional Student Researchers

 
Jordan Baur
B.S. in Chemistry Major, University of Minnesota, Class of 2017

 

    

 

 
David Cullen
B.S. in Chemistry Major, University of Minnesota, Class of 2018

 

 

 

 

 
Caitlin Puro 
B.S. in Chemistry Major, University of Minnesota, Class of 2017
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Sydney Schmidt
B.S. in Chemistry Major, University of Minnesota, Class of 2018

 

 

 

 
Hannah Skopec
Pursuing a Pharm.D., University of Minnesota, Class of 2018
B.S. Chemistry, University of Minnesota, 2014

 

 

 

Harki Group Alumni