Steven Van Lanen, PhD
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- Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
- Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics - Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Van Lanen’s research is centered on identifying and characterizing the biosynthetic pathways for bioactive natural products that have unknown or distinct modes of action relative to clinically-used drugs. Natural products currently being investigated include peptidyl nucleoside antibiotics with antifungal or antibacterial activity and sideromycins, or hybrid siderophore-antibiotics.