Ph.D. in Chemistry, Northwestern University

B.S. in Chemistry, Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Courses Taught

Chem 117: Introductory Chemistry

Chem 230: Organic Chemistry I

Chem 225: Instrumental Analysis

Chem 360: Next-generation Antimicrobials

Research Interests

medicinal chemistry, antibiotic discovery, chemistry in art, technical analysis of art


Contextualizing Chemistry in Art and Archaeology: Inspiration for Instructors, ACS Symposium Series Book, 2021. DOI: 10.1021/bk-2021-1386

Evolutionary Genome Mining for the Discovery and Engineering of Natural Product Biosynthesis, 2021. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-0716-2273-5_8

Mechanisms of resistance to aminoglycoside antibiotics: overview and perspectives MedChemComm, 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C5MD00344J

Molecular mechanism for isoform-selective inhibition of acyl protein thioesterases 1 and 2 (APT1 and APT2) ACS Chem Biol, 2016, doi: 10.1021/acschembio.6b00720

Intramolecular hydrogen bonding: A potential strategy for more bioavailable inhibitors of neuronal nitric oxide synthase Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry, 2012 DOI: 10.1016/j.bmc.2012.01.037 

For a complete list of publications, Google Scholar profile.

Kristin J. Labby

Associate Professor of Chemistry

 Pronouns: she/her/hers  Email:  Phone: 608-363-2273  Office: Room 419, Sanger Center for the Sciences

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