Interview with Joshua Pierce
This Young Career Focus presents Joshua Pierce (North Carolina State University, USA).
Joshua Pierce studied chemistry at the University of Pittsburgh (USA) and received his PhD in 2008 from the same university. He then moved across the country to begin postdoctoral studies with Professor Dale L. Boger at The Scripps Research Institute (USA). Since joining NC State’s Department of Chemistry (USA) in 2012, the Pierce group has focused on addressing problems in natural products synthesis and organic methods development with a constant goal of high-impact contributions at the chemistry/biology interface. In addition to developing his research program, Joshua also became involved in the Comparative Medicine Institute at NC State where he is an Associate Director of the Emerging and Infectious Diseases Program, was named a NC State University Faculty Scholar in 2017, and in 2018 was promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with tenure.
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