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Dr. Michael Silvestri

Professor Emeritus


Organic Chemistry


B.S. Chemistry - University of California, Santa Barbara-1973
Ph.D. Chemistry -University of California, Santa Cruz - 1977

Office: Bldg. 25 - Room 201

Phone: (805) 756-1686



Research Interests

  • Synthesis of molecules of unique structure and/or interesting biological activity
    ( e.g., molecules that may be involved in inflammation, cell division or metabolic events)
  • Development of new synthetic methods for the construction of carbon-carbon bonds
    and for the inter-conversion of functional groups


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