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Alexander Spokoyny

Alex Spokoyny

Alex Spokoyny is currently an Assistant Professor in Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCLA. Prior to this he received a Ph.D. from Northwestern University in inorganic and materials chemistry and conducted a post-doctoral stint at MIT in chemical biology. His group’s research encompasses an interdisciplinary approach focusing on pressing problems in chemistry, biology, medicine and materials science. Specifically, Spokoyny and his co-workers are developing new and potentially useful solutions to important problems in catalysis, energy conversion and protein recognition and labeling.