Walther Professor in Cancer Structural Biology, Purdue University
First Deputy Director, Purdue University Center for Cancer Research

Andrew Mesecar, PhD


BS: Chemistry (ACS), Purdue University
PhD: Biochemistry, University of Notre Dame
Post-Doctorate: University of California, Berkeley

Clinical Interests:

Structure and function of enzymes involved in cancer chemoprevention, cancer cell proliferation and bacterial and viral pathogenesis. Actively involved in the discovery of both natural and synthetic compounds that can be used as anti-cancer, anti-viral and anti-bacterial therapeutics, as well as compounds that can prevent cancer and promote cell longevity.