SYMPOSIUM CO-CHAIRS

Bobby Arora

Bobby Arora, Ph.D.

Paramjit Arora is a Professor of Chemistry at New York University. He obtained his B.S. in Chemistry from UC Berkeley and received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from UC Irvine with James Nowick. He then pursued a postdoctoral fellowship at the California Institute of Technology with Peter Dervan before joining the faculty of New York University in 2002.

The Arora research group uses rational design to develop peptides and peptidomimetics to interrogate protein-protein interactions.

Anna Mapp

Anna Mapp, Ph.D.

Anna Mapp is the Edwin Vedejs Collegiate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Michigan. She earned her Ph.D., at the University of California at Berkeley, and did her Post Doctoral work at the California Institute of Technology.

The Mapp research group uses the tools of synthetic organic chemistry, biochemistry, and molecular biology to better understand how genes are regulated. Her group is multidisciplinary, with students from the Medicinal Chemistry Program, Program in Chemical Biology, and the Department of Chemistry.