Justin M. Lopchuk

Assistant Member, 2017 – present
Drug Discovery Department, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Assistant Professor, 2017 – present
Department of Oncologic Science, Morsani College of Medicine, USF
External Graduate Affiliate Faculty, 2017 – present
Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
email: justin.lopchuk [at] moffitt.org

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute, 2013 – 2016
Ph.D., Dartmouth College, 2009 – 2013

Selected Honors and Awards:
– ACS PRF Doctoral New Investigator, 2019
– NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute, 2013 – 2016
– Graduate Studies Teaching Award (formerly Filene), Dartmouth College, 2014
– John H. Wolfenden Teaching Prize, Dartmouth College, 2013
– Arthur Dunham Holmes 1906 Memorial Graduate Fellowship, Dartmouth College, 2012 – 2013
– GAANN Fellowship, Dartmouth College, 2012 – 2013
– ACS Division of Organic Chemistry Graduate Fellowship, Honorable Mention, 2011

Postdoctoral Fellows


Preeti Chandrachud
Ph.D., University of Tennessee (Prof. David M. Jenkins)
preeti.chandrachud [at] moffitt.org
Joined 2017

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Thomas Scattolin
Ph.D., RWTH Aachen University (Prof. Franziska Schoenebeck)
thomas.scattolin [at] moffitt.org
Joined 2018


Wen Che
Ph.D., Nankai University (Prof. Qi-Lin Zhou)
wen.che [at] moffitt.org
Joined 2019

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Zachary Shultz
Ph.D., University of South Florida (Prof. James Leahy)
zachary.shultz [at] moffitt.org
Joined 2019



Vishala Maharaj
B.S. Chemistry, University of the West Indies, Cave Hill
vishalam [at] mail.usf.edu
Joined 2018

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Khalilia Tillett
B.S. Chemistry, Murray State University
khaliliat [at] mail.usf.edu
Joined 2019

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Kyle Pedretty
B.A. Chemistry, College of the Holy Cross
pedretty [at] mail.usf.edu
Joined 2019

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Brooke Vitale
B.S. Biochemistry, California State University, Fullerton
bvvitale [at] mail.usf.edu
Joined 2019

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William Tsuei
B.S. Chemistry, University of California, Santa Cruz
wtsuei [at] mail.usf.edu
Joined 2019

Interested in joining the group?

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