Shogo Mori

Assistant Professor

Shogo Mori

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Chemistry and Physics

The Graduate School

Bio

BS in Chemistry at Jacksonville State University, AL
PhD in Chemistry at Texas A&M University, TX
Postdoc in the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky, KY

Education

  • Ph.D., Chemistry, General Texas A&M University, 2015

  • BS, Chemistry, General Jacksonville State University, 2008

Awards & Honors

  • NIH Research Enhancement Award (R15) National Institute of General Medical Sciences, 2023

  • JSPS Overseas Research Fellowship (Declined) Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2020

  • Travel Awards for Active Members American Society of Pharmacognosy, 2019

  • Long Term Visit Fellowship Yamada Science Foundation, 2018

  • Richard J. Beschi Leadership in Chemistry Award 2007 Jacksonville State University, 2007

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • CHEM 3411

    Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 3411L

    Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 2990

    Intro to Research
  • CURS 4990

    Undergrad Research III
  • CHEM 3990

    Undergraduate Research
  • CURS 2990

    Undergrad Research I

Teaching Interests

Organic Chemistry
Biochemistry

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Lessons learned in engineering interrupted adenylation domains when attempting to create trifunctinal enzymes from three independent monofunctional ones, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Unimodular Methylation by Adenylation-Thiolation Domains Containing an Embedded Methyltransferase., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Characterization of a Unique Interrupted Adenylation Domain That Can Catalyze Three Reactions., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher Correction: Unusual substrate and halide versatility of phenolic halogenase PltM., 2019
    Other
  • Unusual substrate and halide versatility of phenolic halogenase PltM., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Natural product discovery and biosynthesis

Department Service

  • Search Committee for the manager of the Chemical and Biomoleuclar Analysis Facility 2023 - 2024

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Antibiotics 2023 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Journal of Fingi 2023 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Pharmaceuticals 2022 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Pathogens 2021 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • ChemBioChem 2020 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer