Justin J. Wilson

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Contact Information

G50A Baker Laboratory
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-4344

Justin J. Wilson

Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Arts and Sciences

Expertise

Inorganic chemistry; radiochemistry; medicinal inorganic chemistry

Current Research Interest

Developing radiometal chelating agents for use in nuclear medicine; understanding the biological mechanisms of action of novel metal-based drug candidates; designing coordination complexes to treat stroke and heart disease

Distinction

National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Cottrell Research Scholar Award
American Chemical Society Division of Inorganic Chemistry Emerging Investigator in Bioinorganic Chemistry Award

Selected Publications

King, A. Paden, Sierra C. Marker, Robert V. Swanda, Joshua J. Woods, Shu-Bing Qian, and Justin J. Wilson. “A Rhenium Isonitrile Complex Induces Unfolded Protein Response-Mediated Apoptosis in Cancer Cells.” Chemistry: A European Journal 25 (2019): 9206–9210.

Woods, Joshua J., Neeharika Nemani, Santhanam Shanmughapriya, Akshay Kumar, MengQi Zhang, Sarah R. Nathan, Manfred Thomas, Edmund Carvalho, Karthik Ramachandran, Subramanya Srikantan, Peter B. Stathopulos, Justin J. Wilson, and Muniswamy Madesh. “A Selective and Cell-Permeable Mitochondrial Calcium Uniporter (MCU) Inhibitor Preserves Mitochondrial Bioenergetics after Hypoxia/Reoxygenation Injury.” ACS Central Science  (2019): 153–166.

Cornell Research Website Article

Foiling Cancer Aggression—Nontoxic Metals