Patricia Dos Santos was featured in the Breakthroughs section of the Fall 2016 Wake Forest Magazine.
“Patricia Dos Santos
Associate Professor of Chemistry
Patricia Dos Santos is director of graduate studies in the chemistry department. She received the University’s Award for Excellence in Research in 2013.
Describe a moment when you knew your future was as a scholar.
I first started performing research as an undergraduate, and I think this experience has provided me the excitement for the discovery process and fascination for understanding biological processes at the molecular level. Later the experiences I had during my Ph.D. and postdoctoral instilled in me the motivation to pursue a scientific career in an academic setting.”