Clara del Junco

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Chicago

My research interests include characterizing and promoting diversity in scientific research, and the importance of language and social context in science--how concepts flow and meaning changes between scientific fields and popular discourse.

Before joining the Knowledge Lab in autumn 2020, I did a PhD in theoretical chemistry in the Vaikuntanathan lab at the University of Chicago. My thesis explored how consuming energy allows biological and physical systems to adapt and operate robustly in noisy environments. 

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