Eric Toone

Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Associate Professor of Chemistry (1998 - 2003)

Professor Toone joined the faculty at Duke University in 1990 as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 1996 and today is Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Professor Toone’s interests embrace physical organic and synthetic organic chemistry, primarily in the context of biological molecules and their interactions. His group continues to work in the fields of biocatalysis, or the use of enzymes for organic synthesis, and protein-carbohydrate interaction as it pertains to biological recognition. Professor Toone has been the recipient of several awards, including the Camille Dreyfuss Teacher Scholar Award and an Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow Award.