Larry W. Robertson
Professor Emeritus
Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
425 Parks Hall

Professional Interests

Larry Robertson’s research involves the production, analysis, isolation and structure elucidation of natural products from microorganisms and higher plants. His group is involved with studies of biocatalysis of drugs by microorganisms, especially as it relates to mammalian drug metabolism. Current projects include isolation and identification of novel antifungal agents and production of metabolites of antimalarial agents by chemical and microbial transformation.


  • PhD, 1971, Purdue University, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy
  • BS, 1966, University of Houston, Pharmacy

Recent Publications