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Stanford magazine: Carolyn Bertozzi talks bioorthogonal chemistry in Life is Sweet

March 3, 2022

You may know the name Carolyn Bertozzi for her Nobel Prize Nomination in 2022, for her most famous tool—bioorthogonal chemistry, a term she coined for a field her lab pioneered that allows scientists to pursue chemical reactions inside a living system without disturbing it. But before that, Carolyn Bertozzi wanted to see and work with the sugars that coat our cells, so she created a whole new approach to chemistry. Talking background and how her tool has been applied by Shasqi, Stanford magazine wrote a great profile on Carolyn.