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Steven Van Lanen, PhD


Office: (859) 323-6271
Office: 321 TODD Building


  • Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Other Affiliation(s)
  • 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.