At Tennessee State, I work as Associate Professor in the Chemistry department.
Further information about my background and interests are below:
- B.S. 1981, North Carolina Central University
- Ph.D. Howard University, Washington DC
- NIH Postdoctoral Fellow 1999-2000, University of Kansas
Dr. Okoro's research focuses on the:
- synthesis, and
- pharmacological evaluation of small organic molecules.
Our long-term goal is improvement of human health through research that lead to the discovery of novel agents for the treatment of diseases.
Ongoing projects are directed towards the discovery of:
- anticancer, and
- anticonvulsant agents.
More on Dr. Okoro's research...
Cosmas O. Okoro, Ph.D.