Ann M. Thayer, Senior Correspondent
Fields of coverage: Fine and specialty chemicals, pharmaceutical ingredients, and custom production; organic and chiral chemistry; instrumentation; nanotechnology business and related issues.
Education: B.A. in chemistry, Mount Holyoke College, 1981; M.Sc. in chemistry (Fulbright Scholar), University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, 1982; Ph.D. in physical chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, 1987; postdoctoral associate at AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1987-88.