Jacob Schaefer

Charles Allen Thomas Professor of Chemistry
PhD, University of Minnesota
BS, Carnegie Institute of Technology
research interests:
  • Antibiotics
  • Bacterial Cell Walls
  • Biological Chemistry
  • Biophysical Chemistry
  • Magnetic Resonance
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Photorespiration
  • Photosynthesis
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Polymer Chain Packing
  • Polymer Chemistry
  • Polymer Dynamics
  • Protein Binding Sites

contact info:

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1134
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

For the last 30 years, Professor Schafer’s laboratory has been engaged in an effort to use solid-state NMR to detect stable isotope labels that have been introduced in vivo in bacteria, plants, insects, and shellfish. The goal is to connect partial local structure with biological function.​

For more information, visit Jacob Schaefer's department profile.