Zarko Boskovic

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: The Broad Institute of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts (Advisor: Stuart Schreiber). 2011 - 2017
  • Ph.D.:Organic Chemistry; Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, Santa Barbara, California (Advisor: Bruce Lipshutz). 2006-2011
  • BSc: Chemistry, University of Niš, Serbia. 2001-2006

Selected Awards & Honors

  • BroadNext10 Scientific Frontiers award ($40,000). 2016
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute postdoctoral fellowship. 2011
  • Dean’s Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara. 2010
  • Sam L. Nguyen Fellowship. 2009
  • Fellowship of the Government of Republic of Serbia. 2006

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