Office: Room 6112A, Rosenstiel Medical Science Building (RMSB), 1600 NW 10th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136
Derek Essegian is a third year MD/PhD student in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology. His previous chemistry training at New York University under the mentorship of Dr. David I. Schuster had introduced him to the field of organic synthesis. Since then, Derek has pursued other areas of research, including mycobacterial genetics at Howard Hughes Medical Institute. He finds himself back in the chemistry lab, where he belongs, using computational methods and analyses to drive syntheses of rationally designed compounds. His clinical interests include oncology and dermatology.