Lydia Finney, PhD

1999 Hertz Fellow
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Lydia Finney is the women in science and technology program initiator, the university partnership program manager, and a physicist in the Leadership Institute at Argonne National Laboratory.

While at Argonne, she has developed new ways to use x-ray fluorescence to investigate the biological roles of metals. Lydia has nearly 50 peer-reviewed works, which have been cited in over 800 other publications. She received her BS in chemistry from SUNY Albany, and as a Hertz Fellow, her PhD in inorganic chemistry from Northwestern University.

Hertz Foundation Role

Fellowships and Programs Council

Graduate Studies

Northwestern University
Structure and Function of Coordination Sites in Metal Trafficking Proteins

Undergraduate Studies

Michigan State University