Elizabeth Boon


Principal Investigator, Associate Professor

elizabeth.boon at stonybrook.edu

Dr. Elizabeth (Liz) M. Boon grew up in Durham, NC. She received her A.B. with Highest Honors in Chemistry from Kenyon College in 1997 and her Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology in 2003. Liz completed a NIH Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of California, Berkeley before starting at Stony Brook University in the fall of 2006. She has received several awards for her research including the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the American Chemical Society PROGRESS/Dreyfus Lectureship Award, The NYSTAR Watson Young Investigator Award, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, and the Rising Star Award from the Research Foundation of the State University of New York. In 2011 the Kavli Foundation and the National Academy of Sciences elected Liz a Kavli Fellow.

Elizabeth Boon 2012