Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy Morgan State University, USA1 Talk
Dr. Pumtiwitt McCarthy is Associate Professor of Chemistry and Co-Director of the NIH-RISE Program at Morgan State University. Dr. McCarthy has established an interdisciplinary research program that investigates carbohydrate-producing enzymes from Neisseria meningitidis for the development of improved vaccines and the production of new bio-based tools for remediation of heavy... read moremetals in water. Currently, her research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and a technology transfer grant from Morgan State University. Dr. McCarthy joined Morgan State University as an Assistant Professor in 2013 and became an Associate Professor with tenure in 2019. Before beginning her independent career, Dr. McCarthy was an ORISE and NIH PRAT postdoctoral fellow at the Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research at the FDA (2009-2013). She obtained her Ph.D. in Biochemistry from the University of Delaware (2009) and a B.S. in Biochemistry from Rowan University (2003).