Thomas Bearrood

BA Chemistry & Math, St. Olaf College


PhD Student in Chemistry (Organic Chemistry)



3. Bearrood TE, Aguirre-Figueroa G, Chan J. Rational design of a red fluorescent sensor for ALDH1A1 displaying enhanced cellular uptake and reactivity. Bioconjug. Chem. 2020, 31, 224-228.

2. Anorma C, Hedhli J, Bearrood TE, Pino NW, Gardner SH, Inaba H,  Zhang P, Li Y, Feng D, Dibrell SE, Kilian KA, Dobrucki LW, Fan TM and Chan J. Surveillance of cancer stem cell plasticity using an isoform-selective fluorescent probe for aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A1. ACS Cent. Sci. 2018, 4, 1045-1055.

1. Bearrood TE and Chan J. Disproportionate impact of named reactions on chemical biology. Aldrichimica Acta. 2017, 50, 31-42.


Select Awards

4. R. C. Fuson Travel Award (Fall 2018)

3. Zumdahl Teaching Excellence Award (2016)

2. Amgen Scholarship (2014)

1. DAAD-RISE Scholarship (2013)