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Samuel Gellman

Samuel Gellman

Expert of the intersection between organic chemistry and biology, especially proteins and peptide-based drugs; molecular design.

Professor of Chemistry College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-3303 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Drugs that are in the class of molecules known as "peptides".


  • Member, National Academy of Sciences
  • Inventor of molecules used for research on proteins naturally embedded in cell membranes.
  • Concept of "foldamers", synthetic molecules inspired by proteins.