Carthene R. Bazemore-Walker is Director of Science Initiatives and Associate Professor of Chemistry at Winston-Salem State University in North Carolina. She is also adjunct Associate Professor of Chemistry at Brown University. Prior to joining the faculty at Winston-Salem State University, she was a member of the faculty at Brown University, the University of Virginia, and Norfolk State University.
Professor Bazemore-Walker graduated summa cum laude with her B.S. degree in Chemistry from Norfolk State University. She was a duel David and Lucile Packard Fellow and a University of Virginia Graduate Presidential Fellow while working on her Ph.D. degree in Chemistry with Professor Donald F. Hunt. Professor Bazemore-Walker completed her postdoctoral research at Massachusetts Institute of Technology with Professor Lawrence J. Stern and at Praecis Pharmaceuticals, Incorporated where she was Supervisor of the Mass Spectrometry group.