People

Principal Investigator

  • Assistant Professor of Chemical Sciences

    PI, Biological & Organometallic Catalysis Laboratories
    KAUST Catalysis Center, KCC
    Division of Physical Sciences & Engineering 

    Research Interests: Homogenous and Biocatalysis, Unnatural Amino Acids, Aqueous Catalysis, Chiral NHC ligands, Enzymes, Electroactive Microbes, Protein Engineering

Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Research Interests: Enzyme Catalyzed Reactions, Computational Chemisty, DFT, Homology Models
  • Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Molecular Biology, Expanding the Genetic Code, Unnatural Amino Acids, Fluorescent Probes, DNA/RNA Chimera
  • Research Interests: Catalysis, Cross Coupling reactions, Organic Synthesis
  • Research Interests: Organometallic Catalysis in Water, Novel NHC ligands in Catalysis
  • Research Interests: Biosynthesis of Terpenoids, Bacterial Electron Transport through the Membrane, Biofuel
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    Research Interests: Catalysis, Organometallic Chemistry, Organic Synthesis
  • Research Interests: Marine ecology, Marine microbiology, Molecular Biology
  • Research Interests: Incorporation of Unnatural Amino Acids, Biosynthesis of Terpenoids, Assay Development
  • Research Interests: Change to Biomineralization, Nanostructured Peptid/Inorganic Hybrid Materials
  • Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry, Organometallic Catalysis in Water, NHC-Metal Complexes
  • Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry

PhD Student

  • Research Interests: Catalysis

  • Research Interests: Biochemisty, Molecular Biology, Protein Engineering, Biological Engineering
  • Research Interests: Biochemisty, Enzymes, Protein Engineering, Biological Engineering
  • Research Interests: Catalysis, Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry, Unnatural Amino Acids, Expanding the Genetic Code
  • Research Interests: in vivo Incorporation of Unnatural Amino Acids
  • Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry, Polymerizations in Water
  • Research Interests: Molecular Biology, Investigation of Bacterial Electron Transport Systems
  • Research Interests: Biochemisty, Electroactive Microbes, Investigation of Bacterial Electron Transport Systems
  • Research Interests: Molecular Biology, Unnatural Amino Acids, Enzyme Catalyzed Reactions, Protein Engineering, Catalysis, Biochemisty, Enzymes, Inorganic/Biological interfaces
  • Research Interests: Biochemisty, Expanding the Genetic Code, Molecular Biology
  • Research Interests: Gasphase Biocatalysis, Molecular Biology

  • Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Computational Chemisty, Organometallic Chemistry
  • Research Interests: Bioinformatics, Marine microbiology, Biochemisty, Enzymes, Catalysis
  • Research Interests: Catalysis, Organic Synthesis, Organometallic Chemistry
  • Research Interests: Catalysis, Organic Synthesis

Masters Student

  • Research Interests: Organic Synthesis, Expanding the Genetic Code
  • Research Interests: Aqueous Catalysis, Organometallic Enzyme Hybrides
  • Research Interests: Unnatural Amino Acids, Biochemisty