Emily Weinert, PhD


Titles and Roles

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry
Emory University
Research Program
Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics


In August of 2011, Emily Weinert, PhD, joined the faculty of the biomolecular division of the Emory Chemistry Department. She is a member of the Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.


Dr. Weinert earned her PhD in 2006 from the University of Maryland, College Park where she worked on synthesis of quinone methides, the basis of many anti-cancer drugs, in the lab of Steven Rokita. From there, she moved on to UC Berkeley to complete her post-doctoral training in the lab of Michael Marletta where her work focused on heme proteins.


Dr. Weinert's research area is in bioorganic and bioinorganic chemistry.


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Dr. Weinert has received the following awards and honors:

  • NIH Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2007
  • Best Oral Presentation by a Young Investigator, Division of Chemical Toxicology, ACS Meeting, 2005
  • Dean's Fellowship, University of Maryland, 2002

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