Raul Navarro


Assistant Professor of Chemistry

NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Ph. D., NIH Predoctoral Fellow, Caltech, Pasadena, CA

B.S., Yale University, New Haven, CT


Raul was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in chemistry at Yale University, where he conducted research under the guidance of Prof. Glenn Micalizio. He then traveled back to California and joined Sarah Reisman’s group at Caltech, where his research focused on the total synthesis of propellane alkaloid natural products. After obtaining his Ph. D., Raul made his way up north to Stanford University, where he investigated the development of chemical genetic tools to study protein function with Prof. Tom Wandless.

Contact Information:
Office: Norris 202B
Laboratory: Norris 202
Mail Code: M-5, Department of Chemistry
Phone: (323) 341-4036
Email: rnavarro@oxy.edu