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Jonathan S. Lindsey is a UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center member and a Glaxo Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University. Lindsey’s research focus is in chemistry.

NC State University

Area of interest

Jonathan Lindsey’s research has been focused on the new synthetic approaches of bioorganic chemistry, photochemistry, materials chemistry, and the life sciences.

Research is now being focused on the capabilities in organic chemistry in relation to cancer. His research is focused on: (1) leveraging our knowledge in tetrapyrrole photochemistry to develop new fluorophores and new strategies for flow cytometry with specific applications to cancer diagnostics, and (2) developing new approaches for cancer therapeutics, particularly for targeted molecular brachytherapy. Both areas require parallel research tracks in basic science and in translational development.

Awards and Honors

  • Glaxo Distinguished University Professor, North Carolina State University, 1996-present
  • Robert Burns Woodward Career Award in Porphyrin Chemistry (2018)

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