This weeks Mega Chemist was born in Greece but completed all of her chemistry education in the US. She received a B.A. in Biochemistry from Smith College (MA), before completing her graduate studies under the supervision of Gary Posner at John Hopkins University in Baltimore. In 1999 she joined the group of Professor Eric Jacobsen at Harvard University as an NIH postdoctoral fellow, before becoming a member of faculty in 2002. She no longer resides at Harvard but is now a professor at her new home.
This catalyst also bears her name: