Women In STEAM Fields

Jacqueline Barton

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Chemist and Professor and Chair of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at CalTech who studies the chemical and physical properties of DNA and their roles in biological activities. The primary focus of her research is transverse electron transport along double-stranded DNA, its implications in the biology of DNA damage and repair, and its potential for materials sciences applications such as targeted chemotherapeutic treatments for cancer. More…