Katharine Winans

Phone: (603) 862-0237
Office: Chemistry, Parsons Hall Rm S151C, Durham, NH 03824
Katharine Winans


  • Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California - Berkeley
  • M.A., Creative Writing, University of Houston
  • B.A., Biology/Biological Sciences, Williams College

Courses Taught

  • CHEM 403: General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 403/413: General Chemistry I
  • CHEM 403/414: General Chemistry Lab
  • CHEM 404/404H: General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 404/404H/415: General Chemistry II
  • CHEM 409: Chemistry and Society
  • CHEM 411: Intro Chem Life Sciences

Selected Publications

Hang, H. C., Yu, C., Ten Hagen, K. G., Tian, E., Winans, K. A., Tabak, L. A., & Bertozzi, C. R. (2004). Small Molecule Inhibitors of Mucin-Type O-Linked Glycosylation from a Uridine-Based Library. Chemistry & Biology, 11(3), 337-345. doi:10.1016/j.chembiol.2004.02.023

Scherman, M. S., Winans, K. A., Stern, R. J., Jones, V., Bertozzi, C. R., & McNeil, M. R. (2003). Drug Targeting Mycobacterium tuberculosis Cell Wall Synthesis: Development of a Microtiter Plate-Based Screen for UDP-Galactopyranose Mutase and Identification of an Inhibitor from a Uridine-Based Library. Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy, 47(1), 378-382. doi:10.1128/aac.47.1.378-382.2003

Winans, K. A., & Bertozzi, C. R. (2002). An Inhibitor of the Human UDP-GlcNAc 4-Epimerase Identified from a Uridine-Based Library. Chemistry & Biology, 9(1), 113-129. doi:10.1016/s1074-5521(02)00093-5

Armstrong, J. I., Ge, X., Verdugo, D. E., Winans, K. A., Leary, J. A., & Bertozzi, C. R. (2001). A Library Approach to the Generation of Bisubstrate Analogue Sulfotransferase Inhibitors. Organic Letters, 3(17), 2657-2660. doi:10.1021/ol0162217

Shin, Y., Winans, K. A., Backes, B. J., Kent, S. B. H., Ellman, J. A., & Bertozzi, C. R. (1999). Fmoc-Based Synthesis of Peptide-αThioesters:  Application to the Total Chemical Synthesis of a Glycoprotein by Native Chemical Ligation. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 121(50), 11684-11689. doi:10.1021/ja992881j

Winans, K. A., King, D. S., Rao, V. R., & Bertozzi, C. R. (1999). A Chemically Synthesized Version of the Insect Antibacterial Glycopeptide, Diptericin, Disrupts Bacterial Membrane Integrity†. Biochemistry, 38(36), 11700-11710. doi:10.1021/bi991247f

Winans, K. A., & Bertozzi, C. R. (1998). Inner space exploration: the chemical biologist's guide to the cell. Chemistry & Biology, 5(12), R313-R315. doi:10.1016/s1074-5521(98)90658-5

Rodriguez, E. C., Winans, K. A., King, D. S., & Bertozzi, C. R. (1997). A Strategy for the Chemoselective Synthesis ofO-Linked Glycopeptides with Native Sugar−Peptide Linkages. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 119(41), 9905-9906. doi:10.1021/ja971633p

Winans, K. A., & Hashimoto, C. (1995). Ventralization of the Drosophila embryo by deletion of extracellular leucine-rich repeats in the Toll protein.. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 6(5), 587-596. doi:10.1091/mbc.6.5.587

Most Cited Publications