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About Annalisa Jordan, PhD

Doctor of Philosophy – Chemistry (2012)
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Dissertation Title: Chemical Investigations of Endophytic and Fungicolous Fungi
Bachelor of Arts – Biochemistry (2004)
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University, Saint Joseph, MN


Present Assistant Professor, St. Catherine University Chemistry and Biochemistry Department

Curriculum Vitae


2017 Diode-Array Detection - Coupling and Comparing Detectors in Liquid Chromatography
Pittsburgh Conference Memorial National College Grant
Role: PI
2015 - 2016 Chemical Investigations of Secondary Metabolites Produced by Fungal Pathogens of Alfalfa
Clare Booth Luce Program
Clare Boothe Luce Research Scholar
Role: PI
Colleague(s): Alexa Harnagel
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2018 - Present member, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
2016 - Present member, Henrici Society for Microbiology
2015 - Present member, American Chemical Society
2012 - Present Mercury Chapter President, Iota Sigma Pi National Honor Society for Women in Chemistry
2007 - Present member, American Society of Pharmacognosy
2004 - Present member, Alpha Chi Sigma Professional Chemistry Fraternity
2014 - 2015 member, National Science Teachers Association
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Honors and Awards

  • The University of Iowa. (2008). University of Iowa Chemistry Departmental Fellowship Spring 2008
  • The University of Iowa. (2006). Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for teaching organic chemistry courses at the University of Iowa.
  • College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University. (2004). American Institute of Chemists Award


2012 Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Iowa
2004 BA., Biochemistry, College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University

Contact Information

Phone: 651-690-8634


Publications (1)

Research Interests (1)

As a natural products chemist, I study the expression of secondary metabolites from microbes (fungi and bacteria) that live in competitive ecosystems. In particular, I'm on the hunt for new antibiotics.

Grants, Service, Memberships, Honors and Awards (2)

Grants, Service, Memberships, Honors and Awards