Portrait of Kathleen Rein


Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, CP312
11200 SW 8th St.
Miami. FL 33199
Phone: 305-348-6682
FAX: 305 348-3772

Research Interests

Dr. Kathleen (Kelly) Rein is a bioorganic and natural products chemist with a particular interest in algal toxins, their biosynthesis, metabolism, pharmacology, fate in the environment and endogenous function. These may be cyanobacterial toxins such as the hepatotoxic microcystins or marine dinoflagellate toxins such as the brevetoxins from the Florida Red Tide organism Karenia brevis.