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Russell Kerr

 
 

 

Russell G. Kerr
 
Department of Chemistry, and Department of Biomedical Sciences,
Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island
 
 
 
Mailing address:
Russell Kerr
University of Prince Edward Island
Duffy Research Center 
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 4P3
Canada
 
Contacts:
Phone:  (902) 566-0565 
Fax: (902) 566-7445
Office: Duffy Research Center, Rom 531

 

 
Biographical Information
 
B.Sc. University of Calgary 1982
Ph.D. University of Calgary 1987
Postdoctoral Fellow Stanford Univeristy (with C. Djerassi) 1987 - 1991
Academic Appointments:
1991-1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University.
1996-1998 Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Florida Atlantic University.
1998-2006 Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Florida Atlantic University.
1999-2006 Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Florida Atlantic University.
2000-2006 Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Florida Atlantic University.
2003-2006 Director, Center of Excellence in Biomedical and Marine Biotechnology, Florida Atlantic University
2006- Professor & Canada Research Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, UPEI
2006- Professor & Canada Research Chair, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI
Selected Awards:
2010 Lévesque Chair in Nutrisciences and Health
2006 Canada Research Chair (Tier 1) in Marine Natural Products
2004 Researcher of the Year, Florida Atlantic University
2003 Admitted to “Who's Who in Sciences Higher Education (WWSHE)”
2000 President’s Research Development Award (FAU)
2000 Elected as “Young Observer” for the U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
1999 Cancer Drug Discovery study section, American Cancer Society (1999-2003)
1998 Charles Schmidt College of Science Distinguished Teacher of the Year
1997 Elected to Sigma Xi
1997 Phi Kappa Phi faculty award (FAU)
1997 Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, Florida Atlantic University
1996 Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
1996 Researcher of the Year Award (Assistant Prof. level), FAU
1995 Teaching Incentive Program Award, FAU
1992 American Society of Pharmacognosy Research Initiation Award
Scientific Affiliations:
Chemical Institute of Canada
American Chemical Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Pharmacognosy
American Association for Cancer Research
Editorial Boards:
Letters in Organic Chemistry
Marine Drugs
The Open Organic Chemistry Journal
Research Letters in Organic Chemistry