University of Nebraska Medical Center

Jonathan L Vennerstrom, PhD



Jonathan Vennerstrom
Research Activities/Interests
The research activity of Dr. Vennerstrom’s laboratory is focused on antiparasitic drug discovery, particularly antimalarial drug design and synthesis and the investigation of heme as a mechanistic intersection for antimalarial drugs. Current projects include drug discovery for schistosomiasis, cytomegalovirus, and tuberculosis.
Teaching Activities
Dr. Vennerstrom lectures in Medicinal Chemistry I and Medicinal Chemistry II where he is course coordinator. At the graduate level, Dr. Vennerstrom teaches in Advanced Medicinal Chemistry.