Janet Morrow, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry, Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Synthesis of inorganic complexes for medicinal, diagnostic, sensing or catalytic applications.


  • B. S., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
  • NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bordeaux
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego
  • NSF Visiting Professor, University of Rochester (1996-1997)

Awards and Honors

  • NIH First Award (1991-1996)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Fellow (1994-1996)
  • NSF Visiting Professor, University of Rochester (1996-1997)
  • Chair’s fellow, Medicinal Chemistry Gordon Research conference (2006)
  • Director, Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site (2004-present)
  • Chair, Bioinorganic chemistry section of the Inorganic division of the ACS (2005)
  • NSF Special Creativity Award (2007)
  • Elected council member, Society of Biological Inorganic chemistry (2009-2012)
  • Co-chair of the NSF workshop in Inorganic Chemistry (2009-present)