Prof. Maria Tomasz Hunter College, City University of New York, USA

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Biography

Maria Tomasz is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Hunter College, City University of New York. She received her undergraduate education in chemistry at Lorand Eotvos University, Hungary and her PhD in organic chemistry at Columbia University. She joined the faculty at Hunter College in 1966, where she... read morehas spent the rest of her professional career. Her research has focused on the molecular basis of the activity of cancer chemotherapeutic agents that target DNA covalently, and she has published 100 papers in this area. Her honors include a MERIT Award by the National Cancer Institute, a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Invitational Fellowship, and she is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.