Secondra Holmes, PhD

VIC Fellow

Secondra Holmes is a chemical biologist who’s passionate about drug discovery research. She has a chemistry BA from Texas A&M University, a MS in chemistry from Sam Houston State University and is finishing her PhD in Pharmacology and Chemical Biology at the Center of Drug Discovery of Baylor College of Medicine. She studies fragment-based drug discovery, focusing on library development, screening, cheminformatics, and biochemical assay development. Her internship with the Baylor Licensing Group is her professional introduction to technology transfer and she continues to develop as an advisor in therapeutic development space.