Derek Lowe, an Arkansan by birth, got his BA from Hendrix College and his PhD in organic chemistry from Duke before spending time in Germany on a Humboldt Fellowship on his post-doc. He's worked for several major pharmaceutical companies since 1989 on drug discovery projects against schizophrenia, Alzheimer's, diabetes, osteoporosis and other diseases.
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For those of you keeping count of how many elements you've used in your chemical careers, you now have another possibility. This paper suggests that uranyl anions are good for epoxide polymerization, so who knows, they may be good for something else as well. I don't anticipate adding this one to my life list, but there's at least a chance of it now. . .