Cynthia Burrows

Humans of the U: Cynthia Burrows

“If somebody gave me millions of dollars and set me in an isolated lab, I don’t think I’d make any impact. Impact is all about collaborating with other people, bouncing ideas off them, realizing they have a different technique. It’s a human endeavor, science.”


Service to the scientific community

Chemistry Chair Cynthia Burrows received the 2019 Rosenblatt Prize and was honored during the 2019 commencement ceremony for transcending ordinary teaching, research and administrative efforts.


GOVERNOR’S MEDALS FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

University of Utah faculty and alumni won six out of 12 medals for distinguished service to the state of Utah in science and technology.


DETECTING DNA DAMAGE

Utah chemists find new way to detect DNA damage that can lead to disease-causing mutations.