Tania Lupoli is an assistant professor of chemistry at New York University in New York City.

“Dr. Lupoli was selected because of her impressive research program applying chemical biology tools to study infectious diseases,” says ACS Infectious Diseases Editor-in-Chief Courtney C. Aldrich. “Specifically, the committee was impressed by her research to understand the role of bacterial chaperones in combating immune stress from the host and her recent publication on overcoming rifamycin resistance in mycobacteria.”