Nathan Gianneschi




Undergraduate: 1995-1999
B.Sc (Hons) in chemistry from the University of Adelaide, Australia in 1999 under the auspices of Prof. Louis Rendina. Synthesis of hydrogen bonded platinum-based macrocycles.

Graduate: 1999-2005
PhD with advisors Prof. Chad Mirkin and Prof. SonBinh Nguyen at Northwestern University. Developed supramolecular allosteric catalytic systems.

Postdoctoral: 2005-2008
Dow Foundation Fellowship through the American Australian Association at The Scripps Research Institute with Prof M. Reza Ghadiri. Studied semi-synthetic programmable enzymatic systems as selective, responsive elements in biomolecule detection and signal amplification.

Faculty appointments:
July 2008-June 2017, Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Materials Science & Engineering and NanoEngineering, University of California, San Diego CA

July 2017-Present, Jacob & Rosaline Cohn Professor of Chemistry, Materials Science & Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, IL