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Stewart Schneller
Chemistry and Biochemistry
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Former Dean, College of Sciences and Mathematics 1994-2010

Research Areas: Organic

179 Chemistry Building
Auburn, AL 36849

Phone: (334) 844-6947
Fax: (334) 844-0239



University of Louisville, B.S.
University of Louisville, M.S.
Indiana University, Ph.D.
Stanford University, Postdoc

Professional Employment

Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Auburn University
1994- present
Dean, College of Sciences and Mathematics, Auburn University
1994- 2010
Chairman, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of South Florida
1986- 1994
Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of South Florida
1971- 1975

Honors and Awards

Elected an honorary member of Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society
Honored by the Auburn University Office of Minority Affairs for promoting diversity on the campus
Stone Will Award
Dan and Barbara Martin Chemistry Award, Tampa, FL
Sigma Xi Outstanding Faculty Research Award, USF Chapter
Senior Class Faculty Honor Guard, University of South Florida
Panhellenic Association Award, University of South Florida
1982, 1983, 1984
Torchlight Ceremony Address presented to graduating senior honor students, University of South Florida
Named the Outstanding Professor, University of South Florida

Professional Activities

Co-director (with Dr. DeRuiter in Pharmacy) of the university's graduate medicinal chemistry, certificate, 2012- present
Review of the Student Academic Support Services for the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, 2010 - 2012
Co - chair of Search Committee for Dean of Agriculture and Director of the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, 2010
Chair, Provost Search Committee, 2008
Member, Vice President for Research search committee, 2007 - 2008
Enrollment Management Council, 2006 - present
Member, Title VI committee for the recruitment and retention of African - American faculty and administrators, 2002 - p resen
Member, Educational Technology Advising Committee, 2001 - 2003
Member of the executive committee for the transition to semesters, 1997 - 2000
Coordinating dean for campus - wide statistics curriculum management, 1997 - 2001
Coordinating dean for peak of excellence in cellular and molecular biology, 1999 - presen
Member, search committees for Provost, 2003, and Vice President for Development, 2002
Chair, search committee for Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, 2003, 2004
Chair, search committee for the Dean of the College of Education, 2001
Chair, search committee for the Dean of the Libraries, 1998
Member (and Chaired on subcommittee) of committee for the intercollegiate athletics NCAA certification
Member of committee to establish non-tenure research faculty track, 1997-1998
Associate Director, Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, 1996-2010
Dean, College of Science and Mathematics, 1994-2010

Research and Teaching Interests

Antiviral Drug Design and Discovery through Synthesis

Selected Publications

  1. Das, S.R.; Schneller, S.W. The 5'-nor aristernornycin analogues of 5'-deoxy 5'- methylthioadenosine and 5'-deoxy5'thiophenyladenosine. Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids, 2014, 33, 668-677
  2. Ye. W.; Schneller, S.W. The enantiomers of the 1'6'-isomer of neplanocin A; Synthesis and antiviral properties. Bioorg. Med. Chem. 2014, 22, 5315-5319.
  3. Chen, Q. Liu, C. ; Komazin, G. Bowlin, T.; Schneller, S.W. Synthesis and antiviral activites of 3-deaza-3-flouroaristeromycin and it's 5'-analogues. Bioorg.Med.Chem. 2014, 22, 6961-6964. Wang.
  4. Ye, W.; Schneller, S.W. 5'-Noraristeromycin C-nucleoside based on imidazo (1,2-a)pyrazine. Synthesis 2015, 47, 228-234.
  5. Wang, H.; Zhang, W.; Ye, W.; Schneller, S.W. Preparation of 8-aza-7deazaaristeromycin and -neplanocin A and their 5'homologs. J. Heterocyclic Chem, in press.

Last updated: 05/27/2016