About the article
Lori Ferrins < > is a Research Assistant Professor at Northeastern University, Boston, USA. Her research is focused on the discovery of novel lead compounds for neglected tropical diseases. Lori is also the vice-chair of IYCN and is passionate about empowering younger chemists to make positive change. ORCID.org/0000-0001-8992-0919
Evijola Llabani < > received her B.S. in Chemistry and Biology in 2013 from St. John’s University in Queens, NY. She is a fellow of Cancer Scholars for Translational and Applied Research (C*STAR) program at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, working on target identification and validation of a novel anticancer compound in the laboratory of Professor Paul J. Hergenrother. She currently serves as chair of International Younger Chemists Network (IYCN) and is an active member of the national Younger Chemist Committee (YCC) of the American Chemical Society.
Christine Dunne gained her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA, in 2013, and is finishing this year her Ph.D. at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. During the IUPAC General Assembly 2017, Christine was instrumental in making IYCN an active component of WCLM activities.
Published Online: 2018-08-06
Published in Print: 2018-07-01
Citation Information: Chemistry International, Volume 40, Issue 3, Pages 11–13, ISSN (Online) 1365-2192, ISSN (Print) 0193-6484, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/ci-2018-0305.http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/.