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Chemistry Faculty: Corey Causey, Ph.D.

Dr. Corey Causey

Associate Professor of Chemistry

Office: Science & Engineering (Building 50), Room 2704

Lab: Science & Engineering (Building 50), Room 2708

Phone: (904) 620-2098



Bachelor of Science - East Carolina University 2000

Master of Science - East Carolina University 2001

Ph.D. - Duke University 2007

Postdoctoral Research - University of South Carolina 2007-2010


Dr. Causey teaches Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Bio-Organic Chemistry.

Research Interests

Dr. Causey’s research interests focus on developing small molecules that can be used to study macromolecular biological systems. These efforts include the design and synthesis of beta-turn mimics that will allow greater insight into the intra-molecular forces that govern protein folding. His interests also include designing activity-based protein profiling (ABPP) reagents that will facilitate the study of a newly discovered enzyme that catalyzes the post-translational addition of an AMP group to substrate proteins.


Dr. Causey chairs the Chemistry Departments Safety Committee.