Current Areas of Research

1. Asymmetric Synthesis of Non-ribosomal Amino Acids

2. Utilization of Naturally Occurring Functionalized γ-amino acids in the Design of Hybrid Peptide Foldamers

3. Conformational Analysis by X-ray and NMR

4. Mimicking the Functional Epitopes of α-peptide Secondary Structures Using Hybrid Peptides and their Utilization in the Inhibition of Protein-Protein Interactions

5. Self-assembly and Anti-microbial Properties of Hybrid Peptides