Nathan Gianneschi



Dr Nathan Gianneschi was born in Canberra, in the Australian Capital Territory in 1977. He has lived in the United States for the past 15 years, currently residing in San Diego, California.

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 appointment: July 2008-
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at University of California, San Diego.