Graduate Students

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Zachary Tolchin (G3)

email: zat19a [at] my (dot] fsu [dot] edu

Joined: July 2019

B.S. Chemistry
       University of Georgia (E. M. Ferreira)

– Hoffman Summer Research Fellowship     
  (2019)

Current Project: Catalytic Asymmetric  Alkaloid Total Synthesis
Thiago Grigolo (G3)

email: tag19d [at] my [dot] fsu [dot] edu

Joined: July 2019

B.S. Chemistry
       Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Parana

M.S. Chemistry 
       Universidade Estadual de Campinas (R. Pilli)

– Summer Synthesis Fellowship (2019)

Current Project: Divergent Total Synthesis of Monoterpenoid Indole Alkaloids
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Undergraduate Students

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Ariana Subhit (UG4)

email: ars18j [at] my [dot] fsu [dot] edu

Joined: April 2019

Major: Biochemistry (Class of 2022)
  
– Florida Bright Futures Scholarship
– FSU WiMSE Scholar
– Charles and Louise Brautlecht Scholarship

– FSU Honors in the Major

Current Project: Development of Selective Dearomatization Reactions 
Leanna Gharbaoui (UG3)

email: lmg19 [at] my [dot] fsu [dot] edu

Joined: January 2021

Major: Biochemistry (Class of 2022)

– Phi Beta Kappa
– FSU Honors in the Major

Current Project: Strychnos Alkaloid Total Synthesis

 
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Jordan Artzy (UG4)

email: jya18 [at] my [dot] fsu [dot] edu

Joined: August 2021

Major: Biochemistry (Class of 2022)

– Florida Bright Futures Scholarship
– FSU Honors in the Major

Current Project: Indole 
Alkaloid Total Synthesis
 
Anna-Sophie Breitkreuz (UG3)

email: ab19j [at] my [dot] fsu [dot] edu

Joined: May 2021

Major: Biochemistry (Class of 2023)

– Florida Bright Futures Scholarship

Current Project: Total Synthesis of Psychedelic Alkaloid Derivatives

 

Former Members

Caleb Haake (Undergrad)
Joined:       December 2018
Departed:   March 2020
Post SmithLab: Graduate Student (NYU)

Jiatong Huo (Undergrad-Nankai University)
Joined:       October 2018
Departed:   April 2019
Post SmithLab: Grad Student (IC–London)

Yan Zhang (Grad)
Joined:       November 2018
Departed:   April 2019
Post SmithLab: Graduate Student (FSU)

Dr. Xianwei Sui (Postdoc)
Joined:       May 2019
Departed:   July 2020
Post SmithLab: Postdoc (UTSA–Larionov)
Lauren Passino (Undergrad)
Joined:       August 2018
Departed:   December 2018
Post SmithLab: Undergraduate Student (FSU)

McKinley Carter (Undergrad)
Joined:       August 2018
Departed:   December 2018
Post SmithLab: Undergraduate Student (FSU)

Colin O'Connor (Undergrad)
Joined:       December 2018
Departed:   September 2019
Post SmithLab: Pharmacy Student (UF)

Dr. Brian Knight (Postdoc)
Joined:       August 2018
Departed:   October 2020
Post SmithLab: Venn Therapeutics

  • Interested graduate students should contact Professor Smith via email.

  • Interested undergraduates should fill out this form and send it to Professor Smith via email.

  • The laboratory is currently not accepting postdoctoral scholars. Check this page again in the future for opportunities regarding postdoctoral positions.