Dr. Nadja B. Cech is a Patricia A. Sullivan Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at UNC Greensboro, where she has been on the faculty since 2001. She received her BS degree in chemistry from Southern Oregon University, and her PhD in chemistry from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Cech is a Principal Investigator for the Center for High Content Functional Annotation of Natural Products, Co-Director of the Analytical Core for the Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug Interaction, and Co-Director of the Medicinal Chemistry Collaborative.