Scott Schaus

Collaborative Research Discovers New Approach in the Treatment of Liver Cancer

Until now, there has been no effective, systemic treatment for liver cancer (hepatocellular carcinoma), the fifth most common cancer worldwide. Writing in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS), Professor Scott Schaus (Chemistry) and Professor Ulla Hansen (Biology and Molecular Biology, Cell Biology & Biochemistry) have reported their discovery of a new protein […]

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Renovation Inspires Technology Innovation in Undergrad Organic Lab

BU Chemistry has dramatically improved the undergraduate organic chemistry laboratory by giving students access to major research instrumentation and state-of-the-art technology. By enabling more modern experimentation, these resources foster critical thinking and problem solving skills that prepare undergraduates for  graduate and pre-professional schools or for careers in industry. Advanced experimentation also enables more sophisticated student-designed […]

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High School Researcher in Schaus Lab Wins SIEMENS Award

The Research Internship in Science & Engineering Program (RISE) provides academically motivated high school seniors the opportunity to conduct university-level research in state-of-the-art laboratories. In the summer of 2011, Joshua Kubiak, a senior from the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts (Natchitoches, LA), joined the laboratory of Professor Scott Schaus to conduct research for 3 months on Asymmetric Conjugate […]

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Schaus & Virus Research Featured in ScienceDaily

ScienceDaily, has featured the research of a team of Boston University scientists in which they identified a novel compound that inhibits viruses from replicating. The findings, which were published online in the Journal of Virology, could lead to the development of highly targeted compounds to block the replication of poxviruses, such as the emerging infectious […]

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Drug Mechanism of Action Using Bioinformatic Pathway Analysis

Professor Scott Schaus and Graduate Student Lisa Christadore are co-authors of: Network-based prediction for sources of transcriptional dysregulation using latent pathway identification analysis Published in PNAS in July 2011, the paper represents their collaborative work with researchers in the BU Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Professor Eric Kolaczyk and Graduate Student Lisa Pham. It reports […]

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Professor Scott E. Schaus Joins Chemistry Department

Professor Scott E. Schaus (Organic Chemistry) joined our faculty in Fall 2001. Scott received his B.A. in Chemistry, summa cum laude from Boston University in 1995 and a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry with Eric Jacobsen at Harvard University in 1999. In the Jacobsen laboratory, Scott worked on the development of asymmetric catalytic reactions for the synthesis […]

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