Dr. Burgess is a patent agent skilled in all aspects of chemistry. Dr. Burgess has more than 15 years of industrial experience in synthetic organic and medicinal chemistry including designing, synthesizing, and optimizing novel antimalarial and antibacterial drugs.
Senior Scientist | 2008 – 2013
Designed and synthesized novel antimalarial and antibacterial drugs. Project manager for the preclinical testing of the lead RCQ candidate.
Portland State University
Research/Teaching Assistant | 2003 – 2008
Dissertation title: Design and synthesis of antimalarial drugs based on a chloroquine scaffold.
Scientist | 2001 – 2003
Team Leader | 1999 – 2001
Senior Chemist | 1995 – 1999
Chemist | 1992 – 1995
Designed and synthesized screening libraries, and synthetic intermediates, and managed custom synthesis projects.