John C. Lukesh, III

Dr. John C. Lukesh, III
Assistant Professor of Chemistry
lukeshjc@wfu.edu
336-702-1955
455 Vine Street
Room 3813
Winston-Salem, NC 27101

Education:
B.S., 2009, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
Ph.D., 2014, University of Wisconsin–Madison (Ronald T. Raines)
Postdoctorate, 2014–2017, The Scripps Research Institute (Dale L. Boger)

Background: John grew up in Cedarburg, WI. He received his B.S. in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee, doing undergraduate research with Alan W. Schwabacher. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison with Ronald T. Raines and held a postdoctoral appointment at The Scripps Research Institute with Dale L. Boger. Since 2017 he has been a member of the faculty at Wake Forest University in the Department of Chemistry.

Honors and Awards:

  • Center for Molecular Signaling Pilot Grant Awardee (2020)
  • Office of Research & Sponsored Programs Pilot Grant Awardee (2018)
  • Sigma-Aldrich Graduate Student Innovation Award (2013)
  • Harry and Helen Cohen Graduate Research Award, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin–Madison (2013)
  • HHMI Teaching Fellow (2013)
  • Outstanding Senior Award, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee (2009)