Paul C. Klauser

Paul C. Klauser

Undergraduate Student
(January 2014-May 2017)

B.S. Chemistry, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 2017


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Brief Biography

Paul Klauser was an undergraduate student majoring in Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He performed undergraduate research under the supervision of Prof. Scott K. Silverman. After graduation, he joined the Ph.D. degree program in Chemistry and Chemical Biology at the University of California, San Francisco.

Research Interests

My research project pursued the identification of deoxyribozymes that catalyze hydrolysis of peptide bonds. I also studied deoxyribozymes that cleave DNA by a radical pathway.

  • "DNA-Catalyzed DNA Cleavage by a Radical Pathway with Well-Defined Products", Y. Lee, P. C. Klauser, B. M. Brandsen, C. Zhou, X. Li, and S. K. Silverman,
    J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 255-261. [pdf] [PubMed entry]

  • "DNA-Catalyzed Amide Hydrolysis", C. Zhou, J. L. Avins, P. C. Klauser, B. M. Brandsen, Y. Lee, and S. K. Silverman, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016, 138, 2106-2109. [pdf] [Supp Info] [PubMed entry]