Stephen J. Benkovic

Stephen J. Benkovic

Stephen J. Benkovic the Evan Pugh professor and Ebery Chair in Chemistry.
Benkovic is known for his biochemistry research, especially his work on the mechanisms of enzymic reactions. His research has led to the development of a new generation of antifolates for cancer therapy, to an understanding of how the HIV-1 virus develops mutations that contribute to its resistance to AIDS drugs, to insights into how the protein machinery for DNA replication is organized, and to the creation of catalytic antibodies for potential medical applications.

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