Veera Venkata Naga Phani Babu Tiruveedhula

Assistant Scientist
Chemistry & Biochemistry
 (414) 229-6573
 Chemistry Building 722

Research Lab: Prof. James M. Cook
Major Area of Focus: Organic Chemistry
Minor Area of Focus: Medicinal Chemistry

Previously Attended

Acharya Nagarjuna University, 2005-2007,  M.Sc., Chemistry

Why I like Chemistry

It improves quality of life by discovery of new drugs

Why I chose the Chemistry and Biochemistry Program at UW-Milwaukee

I especially like Dr.Cook’s Lab research as it matches with my research of interest and also availability of facilities and resources to explore Chemistry at UW-Milwaukee

Favorite things to do in Milwaukee

Going to Lake Michigan to see the two extreme ends of nature’s beauty in summer and winter

Research Goals

Discovery of novel GABAA receptor subtype  selective  ligands for alcohol addiction as well as effective antimicrobial agents  for TB/MRSA and total synthesis of Indole Alkaloids​