The Pierce Group


The Pierce group focuses on the synthesis of complex molecules, including both natural products and designed molecules.  Through these efforts we aim to develop new tools for organic synthesis that allow construction of novel molecular architectures in rapid synthetic sequences.  In all projects a major focus is the biological relevance of the chosen targets and follow-up studies are performed in our lab.  Research topics include novel bond forming reactions, asymmetric catalysis, organometallic chemistry, complex natural product synthesis and in vitro biological assays. 

North Carolina State University

Novel Methods Development

Medicinal Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Natural Products

Complex Molecule Synthesis as a Driving Force for Discovery