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Julie A. Kovacs

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Ph.D. Harvard University, 1986
University of California Presidents Postdoctoral Fellowship UC Berkeley, 1986-1988
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Professor Kovacs received her Ph.D. from Harvard with Richard Holm and did her postdoctoral work at UC Berkeley with Robert Bergman. She joined the faculty in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Washington in 1988, where she is currently a full Professor. She was elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2022, served as Chair of the American Chemical Society’s Division of Inorganic Chemistry in 2020, and Chaired the Metals in Biology Gordon Research conference in 2008. Kovacs’ research focusses on the role of iron thiolates in promoting the biosynthesis of biomolecules important to human health. 


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