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Melanie Nilsson smiling, wearing blue and white patterned collared shirt

Melanie Nilsson

Doan Senior Fellow

Melanie R Nilsson, associate professor of chemistry, is a researcher-educator-activist committed to social responsibility and interdisciplinary collaboration. Nilsson conducted biochemical research on the causes and treatments of Type 2 Diabetes for over 20 years, and now their work focuses on improving diversity, equity, and inclusion within the STEM disciplines and beyond.