Danielle Vellucci

Contact Danielle Vellucci
Email: dvellucc@conncoll.edu
Mailbox: 5214
Office: 019 Hale Laboratory
Phone: (860) 439-2964
Fax: (860) 439-2477

Lecturer in Chemistry

Joined Connecticut College: 2012

B.S., Boston College; Ph.D. University of California, Irvine

Organic synthesis
Protein cross-linking
Chemical education

Danielle Vellucci joined the Connecticut College faculty as a visiting lecturer in 2012.

While serving as a laboratory instructor during her graduate studies, she discovered a passion for sharing her enthusiasm for chemistry with undergraduate students.

At Connecticut College, Vellucci teaches general, organic, and biochemistry labs. She enjoys the opportunity to work individually with students and create an exciting atmosphere in the lab.

Her most recent publications include:

  • "Synthesis and SAR of Selective Small Molecule Neuropeptide Y Y2 Receptor Antagonists" G.K. Mittapalli, D. Vellucci, J. Yang, M.Toussaint, S.P. Brothers, C. Wahlestedt, E. Roberts. Bioorg. Med. Chem Lett. 2012, 22, 3916
  • "Development of a Novel Cross-Linking Strategy for Fast and Accurate Identification of Cross-Linked Peptides of Protein Complexes." A. Kao, C. Chiu, D. Vellucci, Y. Yang, S. Guan, A. Randall, P. Baldi, S. D. Rychnovsky, and L. Huang. Mol. Cell. Proteomics 2011, 10, 1–17

She is a member of the American Chemical Society and the Iota Sigma Pi Society for Women in Chemistry. 

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