Fatima Rivas, PhD

Fatima Rivas, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty

Departments

Chemical Biology & Therapeutics

Contact Information

Fatima Rivas, PhD
Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
MS 1000, Room E9056
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Email: fatima.rivas@stjude.org
Phone: (901) 595-6504
FAX: (901) 595-5715

Education

BS – California State University, Dominguez Hills, Carson, California
MS – University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California
PhD – University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California


Honors & Awards


Research Interests

Research Lab


Selected Publications

Hadi V, Hotard M, Ling T, Salinas YG, Palacios G, Connelly M, Rivas F. Evaluation of Jatropha isabelli natural products and their synthetic analogs as potential antimalarial therapeutic agents. European Journal of Medical Chemistry 65:376-380, 2013.

Mitachi K, Salinas YG, Connelly M, Jensen N, Ling T, Rivas F. Synthesis and structure-activity relationship of disubstituted benzamides as a novel class of antimalarial agents. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Lett 22:4536-4539, 2012.

Nicolaou KC, Ellery SP, Rivas F, Saye K, Rogers E, Workinger TJ, Schallenberger M, Tawatao T, Montero A, Hessell A, Romesberg F, Carson D, Burton D. Synthesis and biological evaluation of 2’,4’- and 3’,4’-bridged nucleoside analogues. Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry 19:5648–5669, 2011.

Nicolaou KC, Aversa, RJ, Jin J, Rivas F. Synthesis of the ABCDEFG ring system of Maitotoxin. J Am Chem Soc 132:6855-6861, 2010.

Nicolaou KC, Frederick M, Burtoloso A, Denton R, Rivas F, Cole K, Aversa RJ, Gibe R, Umezawa T, Suzuki T. Chemical synthesis of the GHIJKLMNO ring system of Maitotoxin. J Am Chem Soc 130:7466-7476, 2008.

Rivas F, Ghosh S, Theodorakis EA. Synthetic studies toward the Zoanthamine alkaloids: synthesis of the fully functionalized BC ring motif. Tetrahedron Lett 46:5281-5284, 2005.

Gonzalez MA, Ghosh S, Rivas F, Fischer D, Theodorakis EA. Synthesis of ( ) - and (-)-Isocarvone. Tetrahedron Lett 45:5039-5041, 2004.

Ghosh S, Rivas F, Fischer D, Gonzalez MA, Theodorakis EA. Stereoselective synthesis of the ABC ring system of Norzoanthamine. Organic Lett 6(6):941-944, 2004.

Ling T, Rivas F, Theodorakis EA. Stereoselective synthesis of the fully functionalized core fragment of Terpentecin. Tetrahedron Lett 43:9019-9022, 2002.

Last updated: September 2013