Barry A Linkletter

Name:
Barry A Linkletter
Email:
blinkletter@upei.ca
Position:
Acting Chair, Department of Chemistry
Associate Professor
Department:
Chemistry
Phone:
902-628-4328
Building:
Irving Chemistry Centre 213
Island Scholar:
Island Scholar Biography

Associate Professor, Acting Chair

BSc (UPEI); PhD (McGill)

Dr. Barry Linkletter works to better understand and synthesize molecules that will interact and associate with four-stranded DNA, a novel DNA structure. These stabilizing molecules are candidates for drugs that regulate cell proliferation and may find a use in cancer therapy and genetic research.

Research Interests
  • Telomeric DNA
  • Solid-phase organic synthesis
  • Novel nucleotide bases