A.NelsonAndrew T. Nelson
Year in Program: MY3
Undergrad University: University of Louisiana - Lafayette
Mentor: Dionicio Siegel, PhD and Alan Saghatelian, PhD 
Graduate Program: Chemistry

Andrew T. Nelson

  • Organic chemistry
  • Chemical biology
  • NIH Ruth L. Kirchstein National Research Service Award F30 (2016-2020)
  • University of Texas at Austin--Dean's Prestigious Fellowship Supplement (2017)
  • American Medical Association Foundation Seed Grant (2015)
  • UTMB Hispanic Center of Excellence Rosetta Stone Award (2012)
  • 1st Place, Springtime Chicken Family Band, UTMB's Got Talent, Class of 2015 (2011)
  • Summa Cum Laude, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry, University of Louisiana at Lafayette (2011)
  • James R. Domengeaux Scholarship (Fall 2009-Summer 2010)
  • Member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (Inducted Spring 2008)
  • Member, Blue Key National Honor Society (Inducted Spring 2007)
  • Nelson, A. T.; Kolar, M. J.; Chu, Q.; Syed, I.; Kahn, B. B.; Saghatelian, A.; Siegel, D. Stereochemistry of Endogenous Palmitic Acid Ester of 9-Hydroxystearic Acid and Relevance of Absolute Configuration to Regulation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 4943.
  • Nelson, A. T.; Camelio, A. M.; Claussen, K. R.; Cho, J.; Tremmel, L.; Siegel, D. Synthesis of Oxygenated Oleanolic and Ursolic Acid Derivatives with Anti-inflammatory Properties. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett. 2015, 25, 4342.
  • Liu, Y.; Gallo, A. A.; Bajpai, R. K.; Christoserdov, A.; Nelson, A. T.; Segura, L. N.; Xu, W. The diversity and molecular modelling analysis of B12-dependent and B12-independent glycerol dehydratases.  Int. J. of Bioinformatics Research and Applications. 2010, 6, 484.
  • Fighting Sugar with Fat: FAHFAs, a Family of Natural Products with Anti-Diabetic Activity. Natural Products Affinity Group. (2016)