2011
Alumni (Fellow)

Andrew Kennedy

Jefferson Arts and Sciences Dissertation Year Fellow
Danville, Pennsylvania
Degrees:
B.A. Providence College (2005)
Ph.D. University of Virginia (2011)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Chemistry

Bio:

Andrew Kennedy is an assistant professor of chemistry and neuroscience at Bates College. His research interest is to understand the chemical mechanisms that encode and maintain long-term memory with a major goal of developing therapies that manipulate the epigenome to enhance cognition in cases of intellectual disability and memory in Alzheimer’s disease. Andrew completed his Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry at the University of Virginia where he was the 2011 Jefferson Dissertation Fellow. Andrew completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship in neurobiology at the McKnight Brain Institute, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2016).

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