06 December 2021

 

Meet our New Graduate Student!


Stephanie Paola Suarez, B.S. 
Stephanie earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, and a Minor in General Public Health, from the University of South Florida in May 2021. During her undergraduate career, she participated in the USF Herd of Thunder Marching Band, worked at the Marshall Student Center and the Office of Supplier Diversity, and was an undergraduate researcher analyzing polyketide synthase (PKS) and non-ribosomal peptide synthetase (NRPS) to detect enzymatic domains. Joining the doctoral program in August 2021, her work focuses on genome mining sediment samples from Antarctica to detect biosynthetic gene clusters and other novel natural products