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About the Staff

Grace Stokes

LEAD Week Chemistry Elective Instructor

Grace Yin Stokes received her B. S. in Chemistry from Stanford University and Ph. D. in Physical Chemistry from Northwestern University. She also worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Utah prior to beginning her independent career at Santa Clara University. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry and
Biochemistry. She currently monitors adsorption of pharmaceuticals to lipid membranes using
laser-based second harmonic generation spectroscopy and teaches physical chemistry and
general chemistry courses.