Member of the Institute

Dr. Fred Capretta
Associate Director

Chemistry and Chemical Biology
ETB 415
905-525-9140 x20683

Dr. Capletta's research concentrates on the development of new synthetic methodologies and preparation of biologically active molecules. His lab develops atom-economical synthetic methods for the facile generation of novel molecular frameworks, and synthetic protocols for the parallel synthesis of small molecule libraries for use in the drug discovery and as biological probes. Dr. Capretta is the Director of the Chemical Biology Graduate Program as well as an active member of the Institute for Infectious Diseases Research and the Biointerfaces Institute at McMaster University.

Funding & Support
CFI Ontario

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