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Organic Seminar Series: Prof. Taleb H. Al-Tel
August 10, 2020 | 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Asymmetric and Diastereoselective Transformations of Pluripotent Building Block to Access Nature-Inspired Architectures en route to Targeting Undruggable Targets.
Al-Tel received his M.S. in Natural Product Chemistry in 1990 from the Department of Chemistry, Jordan University and Pennsylvania State University, and Ph.D. in 1995 from Tuebingen University – Germany, followed by an NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship under the supervision of Professor Scott Sieburth, at State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY. In 2003, he was appointed as a visiting associate professor at Duke Chemistry Department, North Carolina. Al-Tel joined Transtech Pharma-USA, a Drug Discovery and Development Company from 2004 to 2007 as principal scientist and was promoted to a Team Leader for Drug discovery groups (antiviral, anticancer, and Alzheimers). In 2007, he joined the College of Pharmacy -University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.