Organic Chemistry Expert 518240 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years of experience in Chemistry and Organic Chemistry. As a Professor, I have taught and done research on topics such as: radical reactions of transition metal-complexed unsaturated systems; synthetic methodologies in organic and organometallic chemistry; novel therapeutic agents for a breast cancer treatment; enzymatic chemistry; cancer drug development; aromatase metabolism; hormonal chemistry; food chemistry; antioxidants; supplements; cosmetics; environmental chemistry, consumer product chemistry, environmental laws. As a Consultant, I have provided support to consumer protection groups, and handled cases involving consumer product torts (cosmetics; foods; electronics; petrochemicals); and supported non-profit organizations in the “failure to warn” litigations and the state actions initiated under the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65). I have over 10 years of expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witnesses experience includes serving as an expert witness in toxic consumer product torts (cosmetics; foods; electronics; petrochemicals).

Consulting Experience

I have provided consulting services to cosmetic industry on cosmetic formulations. I have rendered consulting services on environmental pollution related to irresponsible mining practices and environmental product liability cases.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes working as a professor of chemistry, biochemistry, and organic chemistry at various universities. I have completed numerous publications, patents, and presentations


Degree Subject Institution
D.Sc. Organic/Organometallic Chemistry National Academy of Sciences Yerevan
Ph.D. Organic Chemistry National of Academy of Science Moscow
B.S. Chemistry Yerevan State University

Awards & Affiliation

American Chemical Society
American Chemical Society, Organic Division
ACS Consulting Network
California Faculty Association (CFA)
Institute for Community Health and Wellbeing (CSUN)

Primary Affiliation

American Chemical Society