Vanessa Phelan

Vanessa Phelan

Assistant Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email Address:

Primary Phone: 303-724-3291

Recent Publications

Office Location:

Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (V20)
Third Floor Room 3130

Research Interests:

  • Mass Spectrometry Tools for Microbial Systems: Development and application of mass spectrometry tools and techniques to understand the role of metabolites in microbial systems.
  • Ecological Roles of Natural Products: Elucidation of the structure, biosynthesis, and ecological function of natural products in microbiome communities.
  • Host-Microbiome-Environment Interactions: Measuring the effect of host and environmental factors on microbiome structure and function.

Representative publications:

Garg N, Luzzatto-Knaan T, Melnik AV, Caraballo-Rodriguez AM, Floros DJ, Petras D, Gregor R, Dorrestein PC, Phelan VV. Natural products as mediators of disease. Nat Prod Rep. 2017. 34(2): 194-219. PMID: 27874907

Wang M, Carver JJ, Phelan VV, Sanchez LM, Garg N, Peng Y, et al. Sharing and community curation of mass spectrometry data with Global Natural Products Social Molecular Networking. Nat Biotechnol. 2016. 34(8): 828-837. PMID: 27504778