Dr.  Rosenberg began teaching at St. Edwards in 2015. Prior to that she was teaching Chemistry (general and organic) in Arizona.   She has also worked as a research chemist at ASU and in industry.  Dr.  Rosenberg's educational background includes BSc with honors in Chemistry from the University of Liverpool (UK) and a PhD in Medicinal Organic Chemistry from the University of Bath (UK).

Personal Statement

Dr. Rosenberg is an adjunct professor of chemistry. She is currently teaching organic chemistry classes and labs. During her research career she specialized in organic synthesis.

Academic Appointments

Adjunct Professor, St. Edward's University, 2015 - present

Adjunct Professor, Mesa Community College, 2013 - 2015

Year Started



PhD in Medicinal organic Chemistry.  University Of Bath, UK.  2002

BSc. Chemistry with industrial chemistry.  University of Liverpool, UK.  1997

Achievement & Involvement

Honors and Awards

RSC Carbohydrate Bursary 2002
Wellcome Trust Prize Fellowship  1998-2002

Publications & Articles


Pettit, G. R., Rosenberg, H. J., Dixon, R., Knight, J.C., Hamel, E., Chapuis, J-C., Pettit, R. K., Hogan, F., Sumner, B., Ain, K. B and Trickey-Platt, B.  “Antineoplastic agents. 548. Synthesis of iodo- and diiodocombstatin phosphate prodrugs.” J. Nat. Prod., 2012, 75 (3), pp 385–393


Pettit, G. R., Minardi, M. D., Rosenberg, H. J., Hamel, E., Bibby, M. C., Martin, S. W., Jung, M. K., Pettit, R. K., Cuthbertson, T. J. and  Chapuis, J-C.  “Antineoplastic agents 509: Synthesis of fluorocombstatin phosphate and related 3-halostilbenes.”  J. Nat. Prod., 2005, 68 (10), pp 1450-8.


Rosenberg, H. J., Riley, A. M., Laude, A. J., Taylor, C. W. and Potter, B. V. L.  “Synthesis and Ca2+-mobilizing activity of purine-modified mimics of adenophostin A: A model for the adenophostin-Ins(1,4,5)P3 receptor interaction.” J. Med. Chem, 2003, 46 (23), pp 4860-71.


Wagner, G. K., Riley, A. M., Rosenberg,  H. J., Taylor, C. W., Andreas G. H. and Potter, B. V. L.  “Analogues of cyclic adenosine 5'-diphosphate ribose and adenophostin A, nucleotides in cellular signal transduction.”  Nucleic acids research.  Supplement (2001) 2003, (3), pp 1-2.


Rosenberg, H. J., Riley, A. M, Marwood, R.D.,  Correa, V., Taylor, C. W. and Potter, B. V. L. “Xylopyranoside-based agonists of D-myo-inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptors: synthesis and effect of stereochemistry on biological activity.”  Carbohydr. Res., 2001, 332, 53-66.


Rosenberg, H. J., Riley, A. M., Correa, V., Taylor, C. W. and Potter, B. V. L.  “C-Glycoside based mimics of D-myo-inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate.”   Carbohydr. Res., 2000, 329, 7-16.


US Patent 7223747 and US Patent 7507851 - Halocombstatins and methods of synthesis thereof.   Inventors:  Pettit, G. R., Rosenberg, H. J., and Minardi, M. D.
AzTE case # M03-068 and M05-030.   Halocombstatins.  Inventors:  Pettit, G. R., Rosenberg, H. J., and Minardi, M. D.



XXI International Carbohydrate Symposium in Cairns. 2002.  Poster presentation. 
RSC University of Warwick. 2002.  Oral presentation
RSC Carbohydrate Group Meeting, Dublin, April 2001.  Poster presentation.
RSC International Symposium: Synthesis in Organic Chemistry.  University of Manchester.  2001  Poster presentation