Robyn Pescatore

Robyn Pescatore
Robyn Pescatore


  • B.S. Chemistry with Mathematics Minor, Wingate University, Wingate, North Carolina, USA

Entry Date into the Medicinal Chemistry PhD program: Fall 2015

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Blood Brain Barrier
  • Cancer
  • Peptide Chemistry

Professional Experience

  • Intern, Novartis, Holly Springs, North Carolina
  • Intern, GlaxoSmithKline, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina


1. Pescatore, R., Marrone, G., Sedberry, S., Vinton, D., Finkelstein, N., Katlowitz, Y., Pasternak, G., Wilson, K., and Majumdar, S. (2015) Synthesis and Pharmacology of Halogenated δ-Opioid-Selective [d-Ala2] Deltorphin II Peptide Analogues. ACS Chemical Neuroscience, 6: 905-910. DOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.5b00060.

2. Wilson, K. R., Sedberry, S., Pescatore, R., Vinton, D., Love, B., Ballard, S., Wham, B. C., Hutchison, S. K., and Williamson, E. J. (2016) Microwave-assisted cleavage of Alloc and Allyl Ester protecting groups in solid phase peptide synthesis. J. Pept. Sci., 22: 622–627. doi: 1002/psc.2910.

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