Jennifer Kan

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Jenny was a postdoctoral scholar in Frances Arnold's lab at Caltech when this article was published. She graduated from the University of Cambridge with an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences, and a PhD in Chemistry pursuing natural product total synthesis with Ian Paterson. After graduation, she spent time at Kyoto University working on the design and development of organocatalytic methods in the lab of Keiji Maruoka before moving to Caltech. 

Currently, she is the Co-founder and President of Simply Independent and serves as an expert consultant to biotech, medtech, and chemical startups, companies, university technology transfer offices, and funding organizations. 



Associated papers
Directed evolution of cytochrome c for carbon–silicon bond formation: Bringing silicon to life