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Artist: Rebecca Mcgillivary, @rebmcg

The Bess Lab

Discovering & Engineering Microbiome Chemistry 

  • Bess Lab

Welcome to the lab, Barry!

We're delighted to welcome our first graduate student, Barry Rich, to the lab.

Where are you coming from? I graduated in 2018 from Rhodes College in Memphis, TN with a B.S. of Chemistry and B.A. of Spanish.

What's your favorite thing to do?

I enjoy taking road trips, finding new bookstores, and drinking coffee.

What are you known for?

I am known for always having a pun at the ready and quick literature searches.

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