Jared Shaw

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Professor II



Offices and Labs

326 Chemistry
+1 530 752 9979


1999 PhD Organic Chemistry UC Irvine
1993 BS Chemistry UC Berkeley

Research Interests

Organic Synthesis

We are interested in developing new techniques for the assembly of complex organic molecules.

Bacterial Cell Division

We are interested in studying small molecules that modulate the function of proteins that control cell division in bacteria as new leads for the development of antibiotics.

Department and Center Affiliations

Integrative Pathology Graduate Group
UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
Pharmacology Training Program (NIH T32)
Chemical Biology Program (NIH T32)


American Chemical Society
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Society of Pharmacognosy

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Specialties / Focus

Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
  • Biochemistry


Chemistry 131 Modern Methods of Organic Synthesis (Fall)
Chemistry 231a Organic Synthesis: Methods and Strategies (Winter)