Seth Herzon, Yale University, USA
Seth Herzon completed his undergraduate studies at Temple University, obtained a PhD from Harvard University in 2006 under the guidance of Andrew G. Myers, and was an NIH postdoctoral fellow with John F. Hartwig at the University of Illinois, Urbana–Champaign, from 2006–2008. He began his independent career at Yale in 2008, and is currently the Milton Harris ’29 Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry. He holds a joint appointment as Professor of Pharmacology at the Yale School of Medicine and is a member of the Yale Comprehensive Cancer Center. Herzon's research focuses on synthetic and translational studies of DNA damaging and microbiome-derived natural products, and antibiotic development.