Neal Yakelis, Ph.D.

Chair of Chemistry

Phone:
Office:
Rieke Science Center - Room 240
Mon:
10:30 am - 12:10 pm
M & W:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed:
10:30 am - 11:10 am
Thu:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Professional

Additional Titles/Roles

  • Associate Professor of Chemistry

Education

  • NIH Kirschstein Fellow, University of California Berkeley, 2003-2005
  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Michigan, 2003
  • B.S., Chemistry, Spanish minor, Allegheny College, 1997

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Diels-Alder and retro-Diels-Alder reactions
  • Synthesis and reactions of substituted N-hydroxyureas
  • Drug-polymer conjugation
  • Antimicrobial natural products
  • Green chemistry

Responsibilities

CHEM 115: General Chemistry I with Laboratory
CHEM 116: General Chemistry II with Laboratory
CHEM 331: Organic Chemistry I
CHEM 333: Organic Chemistry I Laboratory
CHEM 332: Organic Chemistry II
CHEM 334: Organic Chemistry II Laboratory
CHEM 336: Organic Special Projects Laboratory
CHEM 440: Advanced Organic Chemistry
CHEM 499: Chemistry Senior Capstone

PLU Wild Hope Center for Vocation Steering Committee

PLU Pre-Health Sciences Advising Team

Professional Memberships/Organizations