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Swett earns Doctor of Philosophy


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Rebecca Swett poses with her professors, Andreas Cisneros, left, and Andrew Feig, after successfully defending her doctoral thesis at Wayne State University in Detroit on July 23. Swett earned a Doctor of Philosophy.

DETROIT — Rebecca Swett successfully defended her doctoral thesis in the chemistry department at Wayne State University in Detroit on July 23.

Swett’s successful defense of her thesis, “Computational Approaches for Anti-toxin Therapies and Biomarker Identification,” earned her a Doctor of Philosophy degree. She worked on the thesis with professors Andreas Cisneros and Andrew Feig for five years.

Swett has accepted a position with a company in Boston and has relocated there. She is the daughter of Ralph and Betty Swett, of Wakefield.

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