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Heather Youngs




Dr. Heather Youngs received her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Oregon Graduate Institute (now OHSU) and was an 
Adjunct Professor of Biology at the University of Portland.
 She was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Carnegie Institution Department of Plant Biology at Stanford University (NIH Genome Training Grant)
 and an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at Michigan Technological University, where she is currently an Adjunct Professor of Biochemistry.

Her specialties include plant cell wall biosynthesis, carbohydrate chemistry, enzyme structure/function, kinetics, heme peroxidases, and lignin degradation.