Department of Chemistry
Brittney Mize obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Otterbein University in 2018 in addition to her AYA Life Science Ohio Teaching License in 2021. She obtained her PhD in Pharmaceutical Science under the supervision of Dr. James Fuchs at The Ohio State University in 2023. She has focused her research on analogue development and target identification of natural products with anti-ovarian cancer activity. In addition, she has also designed and executed a synthesis of novel CDK9 degraders. She was awarded The Ohio State Presidential Fellowship in 2018 and has presented her research in several local and national conferences. In addition to her focus on research, Brittney also completed her Inclusive Teaching Endorsement from the Drake Institute in 2022.