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Tezcan Guney (2014, PhD)

Drug Discovery

Tezcan Guney utilizes problem solving every day — for a better tomorrow. His work entails the discovery of new antibiotics that will be effective against antibiotic resistant pathogens.

Guney, who graduated from Iowa State in 2014 with a Ph.D. in organic chemistry, works as a postdoctoral research scholar at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York.

"I've always been interested in taking part in a multidisciplinary drug discovery...