Duncan Mackie

Duncan MackiePh.D. candidate
Roman Research Group
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics
Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry
The University of Iowa

 

Duncan is from Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He earned his Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from The University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky in 2006. He continued his studies in Biology and Chemistry in 2008, during which time he was a 14-Time All-American as a member of the swimming and diving team. Upon graduation he joined the University of South Florida as an Academic Coach to the football team. Duncan is currently a doctoral candidate in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics as a member of the Division of Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry, working for Dr. David L. Roman. He is also currently a member of the University of Iowa’s, top 15 ranked, USAT triathlon team. Upon graduation he plans to pursue an academic or industrial post-doctoral position working on the development of novel pre-therapeutic leads for the treatment of cancer.