Noeleen Melody received her B.S. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry from the National University of Ireland, Galway. She then joined the Cancer Research Institute at Arizona State University under the directorship of Regents' Professor George R. Pettit. Her career as a scientist at ASU is in the field of bioactive natural products chemistry, a fascinating field of study given its contribution to medicine down through the ages. Her research aims to continually discover new molecules with therapeutic potential from nature’s scaffolds to aid in the fight against disease especially cancer and contribute to improving the lives of our citizens both in the U.S. and around the world.
Ph.D. Synthetic Organic Chemistry, National University of Ireland Galway 1991
B.Sc. Chemistry, National University of Ireland Galway 1987