People

Katherine J. Franz

Alexander Hehmeyer Professor

Chair, Department of Chemistry

Education

Ph.D. – Nitric Oxide Reactivity of Manganese, Iron and Cobalt Tropocoronands and Development of Fluorescent Aminotroponiminates for Nitric Oxide Sensing, Inorganic Chemistry, MIT 2000.

B.A. – Chemistry and French, Wellesley College, 1995

Experience

2015 – present: Professor, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

2010 – 2015: Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

2003 – 2010: Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Duke University

2000 – 2003: NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT


Graduate Students

 


Postdocs

 


Undergraduate Students

 

 

 


Alumni

Franz Lab Alumni: Please email Abbey (abigail.jackson@duke.edu) to update this page with what you’re doing now!

Former Graduate Students:

Lucy L. Liu, Duke PhD 2006
BioTherapeutics Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pfizer Inc., Andover, MA

Louise Charkoudian, Duke PhD 2008
Faculty, Haverford College

Lissette Perez, Duke MSc 2010
Tannas Co.

Katie Ciesienski, Duke PhD 2010
Reviewer at FDA, Rockville, MD

Kathryn Haas, Duke PhD 2011
Faculty, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame

Jeffrey Rubino, Duke PhD 2011
Post-doctoral fellow, CERM, Florence, Italy

Sarah Crider, Duke PhD 2011
Faculty member, the Peddie School

Marina Dickens Leed, Duke PhD 2011
Analytical Scientist, BASF Crop Protection

Lynne M. Hyman, Duke PhD 2011
Research Square

Drew Folk, Duke PhD 2012
Vast Therapeutics

Qiang Su, Duke MA 2014
MSD, Beijing

Andrew Franks, Duke PhD 2014
Senior Scientist, Pfizer

Marian Helsel Davis, Duke PhD 2014
KBI Biopharma

Zeenat Razvi, Duke MSc 2015
Genentech

David Besse, Duke PhD 2016
FDA, Rockville, MD

Qin Wang, Duke PhD 2017

Mark Sleeper, Duke PhD 2017
GSK, Philadelphia, PA

Kacey Hall, Duke PhD 2018
Lucideon, Greenville, SC

Steven Conklin, Duke PhD 2019
Postdoc, Johns Hopkins Clinical Chemistry


Former Postdocs:

Jianfeng Jiang
Faculty member, Yeshiva University

Yohannes Tesema
Adjunct professor, Northern Virginia Community College

David Pham
Avid Radiopharmaceuticals

Filip Kielar
Naresuan University

Bruno Alies
Associate Professor, Universite de Bordeaux

Subha Bakthavatsalam
Postdoc, RIKEN

 


Former Undergraduates:

David Newman (Duke ’04)

Rishi Parikh (Duke ’04)

Lauren Shea (Duke ’07)

Alison Kim (Bryn Mawr ’05)
graduate school: Northwestern Chemistry

Brandi Thomas (Duke ’05)

Istvan Nadas (Duke ’08)

Abbey Vangeloff: (Duke ’06)
graduate school: University of Wisconsin, Biochemistry

Daniel Yang (Duke ’08)

Ashley Kwon (Duke ’08)
law school

Samir Derisavifard (Duke ’09)
medical school

Daniel White (Duke ’09)
graduate school, ECU

Allison Putterman (Duke ’11)

Michael Chenkin (Duke ’11)

Katie Daniel (Duke ’09)
medical school

Stephanie Dreifuss (Duke ’10)
plastic and reconstructive surgery resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Robert Holbrook (Duke ’10)
graduate school, Northwestern, Chemistry

Marcus Kaplan (Duke ’11)
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Justin Torosian (Duke ’12)
Jefferson Medical College Class of 2016

Rory McAtee (Lycoming College ’15)

Ryan Liu (Duke ’15)

Jacob Wiener (Duke ’16)
law school, UVA

Emma Bridgman (Saint Mary’s College ’17)
USDTL

Mike Wang (Duke ’17)

Kelley White (Duke ’17)
Pharmacy school, UT Austin

Spencer Telford (Duke ’17)

Matias Horst (Duke ’18)
Chemistry PhD program, Stanford

Vivian Lu (Duke ’18)

Petpailin (Paige) Wiangnak (Naresuan Univeristy, Thailand)

Max Xu (Duke ’19)
Post-bac, NIH

Azim Dharani (Duke ’20)
Churchill Scholar, Cambridge University

Elena Puccio (Duke ’20)
Researcher, Broad Institute (then Pitt Med)

Jaewon Moon (Duke ’20)
MedServe Fellow

Kevin Hwang (Duke ’20)


Former High School Students:

Tanvi Dange (Peddie School ’17, Georgia Tech ’21)


Franz Lab Alumni: Please email Abbey (abigail.jackson@duke.edu) to update this page with what you’re doing now!