Jacob Robins

Jacob Robins

Year Entered
2016

Hometown
Westborough, MA, USA

Undergraduate Degree
College of William & Mary, B.S. in Chemistry, 2016

Research Group
Johnson

Current Research Focus
I work on the total synthesis of bioactive natural products and the development of methodology for the synthesis of novel complex glycolates.

Short Bio
Prior to matriculation at UNC, I attended the College of William & Mary in Virginia where I conducted undergraduate research under the direction of Dr. Jonathan Scheerer. In addition to pursuing an active research career, I foster a strong commitment to local organizations such as STEM Pride of the Triangle and the Choral Society of Durham.

Why did you choose UNC Chemistry?
The close-knit and supportive community at UNC enables to me pursue excellent research in the company of stellar colleagues while cultivating a healthy personal life.

What are your future plans?
Academia