Elisabeth joined Beck & Thomas in 2016 as an associate. She has an extensive background in chemistry including organic, inorganic and polymer chemistry, as well as research experience in areas involving pharmaceutical development, biochemistry, and materials science. Before joining Beck & Thomas, Elisabeth worked as a patent agent, as a scientific information analyst at Chemical Abstracts Service, as a research scientist in a pharmaceutical company and as an X-ray crystallographer and post-doctoral research associate at the University of Oregon, where her work involved the development and optimization of new synthetic strategies for preparing novel discrete inorganic nanoclusters and the investigation of metal-organic receptors for biological compounds.
Elisabeth is an inventor in a U.S. patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,927,569) and is an author in 21 articles in scientific and legal journals including one that was highlighted as an Editor’s Choice in the magazine Science.