Danielle Vellucci

Lecturer in Chemistry
Joined Connecticut College: 2012

B.S. Boston College; Ph.D. University of California, Irvine


  • Organic synthesis
  • Protein cross-linking
  • Chemical education

Contact Danielle Vellucci: dvellucc@conncoll.edu

Danielle Vellucci joined the Connecticut College faculty as a visiting lecturer in 2012.

While serving as a laboratory instructor during her graduate studies, she discovered a passion for sharing her enthusiasm for chemistry with undergraduate students.

At Connecticut College, Vellucci teaches general, organic, and biochemistry labs. She enjoys the opportunity to work individually with students and create an exciting atmosphere in the lab.

Her most recent publications include:

  • "Synthesis and SAR of Selective Small Molecule Neuropeptide Y Y2 Receptor Antagonists" G.K. Mittapalli, D. Vellucci, J. Yang, M.Toussaint, S.P. Brothers, C. Wahlestedt, E. Roberts. Bioorg. Med. Chem Lett. 2012, 22, 3916
  • "Development of a Novel Cross-Linking Strategy for Fast and Accurate Identification of Cross-Linked Peptides of Protein Complexes." A. Kao, C. Chiu, D. Vellucci, Y. Yang, S. Guan, A. Randall, P. Baldi, S. D. Rychnovsky, and L. Huang. Mol. Cell. Proteomics 2011, 10, 1–17

She is a member of the American Chemical Society and the Iota Sigma Pi Society for Women in Chemistry. 

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