Prof. Dale Boger

Dale Boger

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Professor Boger carried out undergraduate research at KU in the laboratory of Professor Albert Burgstahler before graduating with highest distinction and honors in chemistry.  He did his Ph.D. work with E.J. Corey at Harvard University, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1990.  Professor Boger returned to KU as a faculty member in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry from 1979 to 1985 and moved to the Department of Chemistry at Purdue University from 1985 to 1991. Since 1991 Professor Boger has been a faculty member at the Department of Chemistry at The Scripps Research Institute, serving as the Richard and Alice Cramer Professor of Chemistry. Professor Boger is internationally recognized for his work in organic synthesis, heterocyclic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, natural products total synthesis and their biological evaluation, synthetic methodology development, and chemical biology.


B.S. in Chemistry, University of Kansas, 1975
Ph.D. in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1980