Jhon Brown University
United States of America
Dr. Francis E. Umesiri came to John Brown University in 2011 as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Courses taught by Dr. Umesiri include Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry and Fundamentals of Chemistry.
The research focus of Dr. Umesiri is on development of small molecule anti-infective agents. He is currently working on synthesis of a library of sulfamate-based heterocyclic compounds with potential application in tubercular and cancer therapeutics. Students have opportunity to work with Dr. Umesiri and gain useful experience in research projects, as part of their science education at JBU.