Sczepanski Research Group

Department of Chemistry

Charles Deckard

Graduate Student
Office: 2520 Chemistry


Charles Deckard grew up in Blue Ridge, TX, a small town northeast of Dallas. Charles attended the University of Central Arkansas where he received a B.S. in Biology and a B.S. in Chemistry. As an undergrad he conducted research with Dr. Brent Hill, he also played for the baseball team during his time at Central Arkansas. After graduating in 2016, Charles attended the graduate program in chemistry at Texas A&M University where he began working for Dr. Jon Sczepanski in the Summer of 2016. He is currently studying the role of the PARP-1 enzyme in DNA repair of abasic sites.