I Want to be a Scientist

Assistant Professor Jin Kim Montclare speaks with Careergirls.org

Watch Jin Kim Montclare, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Science at Polytechnic Institute of New York University, share exciting breakthroughs in protein engineering and her enthusiasm for exploring the fascinating intersection where biology, chemistry and engineering meet. We learn how scientists use unnatural amino acids to create these life-saving proteins that fight cancer and other illnesses. She discusses the cool robotics used in her Protein Engineering and Molecular Design Lab and pays special tribute to her hero – her grandmother.
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