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Chemical Biology


scientific focus area thumbnail logoChemical Biology looks into the chemical reactions that underlie all cellular activity, such as metabolism, protein synthesis, or signaling processes. Chemical biologists also apply this chemistry knowledge to the design and synthesis of targeted drugs.

Adrian R. Ferré-D'Amaré, Ph.D.

Antonina Roll-Mecak, B.E., Ph.D.

Martha Vaughan, M.D.

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