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Members

Principal Investigator

craig
Craig W. Lindsley, Ph.D.
William K. Warren, Jr. Chair in Medicine
University Professor of Pharmacology, Chemistry and Biochemistry
Director, Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug Discovery
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry

Group Leadership

oliver
Olivier Boutaud, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor
Director of DMPK
darren
Darren W. Engers, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Director of Medicinal Chemistry
julie
Julie Le Engers, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Medicinal Chemistry
andrew
Andrew Felts, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Associate Director of Medicinal Chemistry
nathan
Nathan Kett
Director of Analytical Chemistry
bruce
Bruce Melancon, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor
Director of Medicinal Chemistry
Editor-in-Chief, ASSAY and Drug Development Technologies
Nathalie Schnetz-Boutaud, Ph.D.
Research Instructor
Director of Compound Management

Support Staff

Project Leaders

aaron
Aaron Bender, Ph.D.
Drug Discovery Scientist I
elizabeth
Elizabeth Childress, Ph.D.
Drug Discovery Scientist I
kristen
Kristen Gilliland-
Meisenheimer, Ph.D.

Drug Discovery Scientist I
Changho
Changho Han
Drug Discovery Scientist II
Paul
Paul Spearing
Drug Discovery Scientist II
Kayla
Kayla Temple, Ph.D.
Drug Discovery Scientist II

Research Staff

Masahito
Masahito Abe, Ph.D.
Drug Discovery Scientist II
Sara Biscotto
Research Assistant I
rory
Rory Capstick
Research Assistant II
cayden
Cayden Dodd
Research Assistant I
alison
Alison Gregro
Drug Discovery Scientist II
gabe
Gabe Gwirtsman
Research Assistant I
dan
Dan Haymer
Research Assistant I
madeline
Madeline Long
Research Assistant II
matthew
Matthew Mulder
Drug Discovery Scientist II
chris
Chris Presley, Ph.D.
Sr. Research Specialist
carson
Carson Reed, Ph.D.
Drug Discovery Scientist I
christoper
Christopher Regan
Lab Technician
joza
Joza Schmitt
Research Assistant I
matthew
Matthew Spock
Research Assistant I
trevor
Trevor Trombley
Research Assistant I
jeremy
Jeremy Turkett
Research Assistant I
david
David Whomble
Research Assistant I

DMPK

sichen
Sichen Chang
Drug Discovery Scientist II
megan
Chandra Coleman
Research Assistant III
sara
Nathaniel Napier
Research Assistant III
megan
Megan Jackson
Drug Discovery Scientist I
katherine
Katherine Watson
Research Assistant III

Postdoctoral Research Fellows

Graduate Students

Visiting Scientists

Collaborating WCNDD Leadership

jeff
P. Jeffrey Conn, Ph.D.
Lee E. Limbird Professor of Pharmacology
Founding Director of WCNDD, Director Emeritus
Jerod Denton, Ph.D.
Professor of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology Research
VUMC Department of Anesthesiology
Director of Ion Channel Pharmacology
carrie
Carrie Jones, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
colleen
Colleen Niswender, Ph.D.
Research Professor
WARREN Director of Molecular Pharmacology
jerri
Jerri Rook, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
Director of Behavioral Pharmacology

Photo Galleries

Ono Trip 2020
Christmas 2019
Halloween 2019
Summer Kick Off 2019
VCNDD 5K Fun Run 2019
Halloween 2018
Summer Kick Off 2018
Lindsley Lab Reunion 2018
NMCS 2018
Halloween 2017
Christmas 2016
Loveless Cafe 2016
Halloween 2016
Skydiving 2011