Steven Bloom

Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Integrated Science Building (ISB)
University of Kansas
1567 Irving Hill Road
Lawrence. KS 66045



  • Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas. 2018 - present


  • Postdoctoral: Department of Chemistry, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey (Advisor: David W. C. MacMillan). 2015 - 2018
  • Ph.D.:Organic Chemistry; Department of Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (Advisor: Thomas Lectka). 2012 - 2015
  • BS: Chemistry and Biochemistry, McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland. 2010

Selected Awards & Honors

  • National Institute of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein Fellowship. 2016-present
  • Bristol Myers Squibb Postdoctoral Fellowship (BMS-CMS). 2015-2016
  • Owens Fellowship. 2013
  • Gary H. Posner Fellowship. 2012
  • Graduated with Honors in Chemistry and Biochemistry from McDaniel College. 2010

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