Barbara N. Timmermann

School of Pharmacy - Medicinal Chemistry
University Distinguished Professor
Primary office:
Malott Hall
Room 4004
University of Kansas
1251 Wescoe Hall Drive
Lawrence, KS 66045-7582


Distinguished Professor Barbara Timmermann joined the School of Pharmacy faculty as chair of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry in August of 2005. She came to KU after an academic career of close to 25 years at the University of Arizona, where she attained the title of Regents Professor.


Ph.D., Botany (Phytochemistry), University of Texas at Austin

M.A., Botany (Phytochemistry), University of Texas at Austin

B.S., Biological Sciences, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba

Research Interests

  • Natural products chemistry
  • Bioprospecting for drug lead discovery

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