Megan Matthews Joins Chemistry Department

Megan Matthews has officially joined the Department as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry. Megan, a bioinorganic chemist and chemical biologist by training, joins Penn after a stint as a Merck postdoctoral fellow of the Helen Hay Whitney Foundation in Prof. Ben Cravatt's group at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, CA. Megan received her undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Miami University, and she performed her doctoral research with Profs. Marty Bollinger and Carsten Krebs at Penn State University.


At Penn, Megan is undertaking a research program that incorporates bioorganic chemistry, enzymology, and proteomics. Her group is interested in developing new tools to discover the functions of proteins and identify novel drug targets.

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