Victor K. Outlaw

Victor Outlaw
Assistant Professor
Research Emphasis: 

Research in the Outlaw Lab lies at the intersection of organic synthesis, chemical biology, and biophysics. Using a combination of techniques from these fields, we seek to create molecular architectures as tools to study and therapeutics to treat human disease.


B.S. Chemistry, University of Virginia, 2006
Ph.D. Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, 2015

Professional Experience: 

Assistant Professor, University of Missouri, 2021-
Assistant Scientist, University of Wisconsin, 2020-2021
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin, 2015-2020

Honors and Awards:
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship), 2017-2018


Current areas of focus are: 1) Development of synthetic methodology to access molecular scaffolds of pharmaceutical interest, 2) Design of synthetic peptides with distinct three-dimensional architectures and enhanced properties, and 3) Identification and disruption of viral protein-protein interactions.

Research Division: