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J. Brent Friesen

Professor of Chemistry, Natural Sciences Department

​J. Brent Friesen has been a professor in the natural science department at Dominican University since 1999. His research focuses on the automation of countercurrent separation technology, anti-tuberculosis compounds, and interactions with Reichardt’s Dye. Friesen has also done research with undergraduates on projects such as “Biorenewable Solvents for Countercurrent Chromatography” and “Used Coffee Grounds: A New Source of Biofuels.” He also serves as a volunteer with the Oak Park Education Foundation’s Global Village, a program matching scientists with elementary school classrooms.

Expertise: 
organic chemistry
countercurrent chromatography
natural products chemistry
Office & Location: 
Parmer 326
Office Phone: 
x6972