Dr. Tuley teaches chemistry at Rose-Hulman where his special interests include general chemistry, organic chemistry, and biochemistry. His research interests include medicinal chemistry, genetic code expansion, and chemical biology. He earned his Ph.D. at Texas A&M. In his free time, he enjoys playing the guitar, fishing and spending time with his family.

Teaching Interests

General Chemistry

Organic Chemistry


Research Experiences

Medicinal Chemistry

Genetic Code Expansion

Chemical Biology

Publications & Presentations

Tuley, A.; Fast, W. “The Taxonomy of Covalent Inhibitors,” Biochemistry 2018, 57 (24), 3326-3337.

Burstein-Teitelbaum, G.; Er, J. A. V.; Monzingo, A. F.; Tuley, A.; Fast, W. “Dissection, Optimization, and Structural Analysis of a Covalent Irreversible DDAH1 Inhibitor,” Biochemistry 2018, 57 (30), pp 4574–4582.

Schardon, C.; Tuley, A.; Er, J.; Swartzel, J.; Fast, W. “Selective Covalent Protein Modification by 4-Halopyridines Through Catalysis,” ChemBioChem 2017, 18, 1-7.

Tuley, A.; Wang, Y.-S., Fang, Q.; Kurra, Y.; Rezenom, Y.; Liu, W. R. “The Genetic Incorporation of Thirteen Novel Non-Canonical Amino Acids,” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 2673-2675.

Tuley, A.; Lee, Y. J.; Wu, B.; Wang, Z. U.; Liu, W. R. “A Genetically Encoded Aldehyde for Rapid Protein Labelling,” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 7424-7426. Highlighted on the back cover of Chemical Communications.

Awards & Honors

NIH-IRACDA Postdoctoral Fellowship, UT-Austin CORE program (Collaborative Opportunities for Research Educators) - 2015

NCI Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research - 2013

John Chapman Endowed Scholarship 2006 Welch Undergraduate Research Fellowship - 2005-09

Academic Degrees

Ph.D. Chemistry, Texas A&M University (Research advisor: Prof. Wenshe Liu), 2015

B.S. Chemistry, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, 2009