Amelia Fuller

Amelia Fuller

Amelia Fuller
John Nobili, S. J. Professor
Santa Clara University

Professional Positions

John Nobili, S. J. Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Santa Clara University, 2018-present
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Santa Clara University, 2014-present
Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Santa Clara University, 2008-2013


NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, 2006-2008
Ph.D. in Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2006
B.S. in Chemistry, Davidson College, Davidson, NC, 2001

APS Service

Poster judge, Young Investigator poster competitions

Awards & Honors

Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Cottrell Scholar, Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Start-up Award
Editorial board, Supramolecular Chemistry

Research Interest

Research in my laboratory is aimed at understanding fundamental relationships between peptidomimetic sequence and their three dimensional structures. In parallel, we are exploring new functions for peptidomimetics with an emphasis on molecular recognition applications.

Personal Statement

I am eager to serve the American Peptide Society as a Councilor. I bring many years of experience as a peptide and peptidomimetic chemist, I have been a regular attendee at APS meetings, and I have published work from our laboratory in Biopolymers: Peptide Science. I am a committed educator and scholar at a predominantly undergraduate institution, Santa Clara University. In the role of Councilor, I intend to highlight my perspective on the value of peptide science to educate future leaders in the field. To this end, I am interested in advancing mentoring and professional development opportunities for young scientists. Further, I will prioritize building leadership in the society that is reflective of the diversity of practitioners in the field.

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Save the Date

Save the Date

Consider joining us 'at the peptide frontier' for the next summer's American Peptide Symposium. Co-chairs, Rob Garbaccio and David Chenoweth, are planning a terrific scientific program intertwined with networking opportunities and, as always, lots of fun.