Chemistry, BS (2008)
Currently at UC Davis
About Joseph: While at Long Beach he discovered his love for organic chemistry working with Dr. Paul Buonora. He joined the UC Davis department of chemistry graduate group, as a 2008 AGEP summer scholar, doing total synthesis of natural products in Dr. Jared Shaw's lab. Later he joined Dr. Annaliese Franz's group where his research focuses on asymmetric catalysis and the development of new reactions. Recently, Joe has advanced to candidacy and was awarded the 2010 NSF GRF.