The Lipton Group

Purdue University 

PI

Mark A. Lipton: Associate Professor of Organic Chemistry

University of California, Berkley, Post-Doctoral Fellow (1988-1990)
Columbia University, PhD (1988)
Columbia University, M.Ph. (1986)
Columbia University, M.A (1984)
Harvey Mudd College, B.S. (1981)

email: lipton@purdue.edu
Office: WTHR 409

Current Members

Matthew Hostetler (Post-Doctoral Fellow)

Purdue University, PhD (2018)
Marion University, B.S (2012)
email: hostetlm@purdue.edu

Miri Niedrauer (Graduate Student)

The University of Texas at Tyler, B.S. (2014)
email:  mniedrau@purdue.edu

Jordan Hunter (Graduate Student)

Georgia Gwinnett College, B.S. (2016)
email: hunte100@purdue.edu

Brittany Meyer (Undergraduate Student)

Purdue University, Pre-Pharmacy (2022)

Lipton Group Alumni

Matt Hostetler (Ph.D. 2018)
Post Doctoral Fellow

Sarah E. St. John (Ph.D. 2013)
Technical Account Manager, Phenomenex

Daneli Lopez-Perez (Ph.D. 2013)
FDA Chemist, US Department of Health and Human Services

Nawaporn Sanguantrakun (Ph.D. 2012)
Assitant Professor, St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Ben S. Barth (Ph.D. 2011)
Assistant Professor, St. Louis College of Pharmacy

Gurusankar Ramamoorthy (Ph.D. 2010)
Research Associate, Huntsman Cancer Institue

Soosung Kang (Ph.D. 2009)
Assistant Professor, Ewha Women's University

Joseph Greene (Ph.D. 2009)

David C. Cranfill (Ph.D. 2007)
Technical Manager, BASF

Selcuk Calimsiz (Ph.D. 2007)
Research Scientist, Gilead Sciences

Michelle K. Waddell (Ph.D. 2006)
Assistant Professor, Hampton University

Minoo Sedighi (Ph.D. 2006)
Postdoctoral Fellow, UCLA

Adam C. Myers (Ph.D. 2006)
Senior Research Investigator, Albany Molecular Research Inc.

Ravi Krishnamoorthy (Ph.D. 2006)
Associate Director, Novartis

Tefsit Bekele (Ph.D. 2004)
Milliken & Co

Christina M. Acevedo (Ph.D. 2004)
R&D, Milliken & Co

Angel Morales-Ramos (Ph.D. 2004)
GlaxoSmithKline
Jeff Turk (Post Doc, 2002-2004)
Associate Professor, Chemistry, Alma College

Nneka T. Breaux (Ph.D. 2003)
Regulatory Manager, Dow AgroScience

Rob Ferguson (Ph.D. 2003)
Associate Professor, N.C. Agricutural and Technical State University

Jason C. Thoen (Ph.D. 2001)
Associate Professor, Northwestern Health Sciences University

Jennifer Kowalski (Ph.D. 1998)
Boehringer Ingelheim

Steve Brunette (Ph.D. 1998)
Principal Scientist, Small-Molecule Discovery Research

Ken Gigstad (Ph.D. 1997)
Senior Scientist, Millenium Pharmaceuticals

Leslie Vasquez-Serrano (PostDoc)
Owens Corning

Nivedita Namdev (Ph.D. 1997)
Consultant, Biotech