Theresa Good

Theresa Good

Deputy Division Director
Division of Molecular and Cellular Bioscience

Theresa Good is currently the Deputy Division Director of the Division of Molecular and Cellular Bioscience. She has worked at NSF from 2010 to 2012 in the Engineering Directorate in the Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering Program, and from 2013 to present in the Biological Sciences Directorate as a Program Director in the Systems and Synthetic Biology Cluster. Prior to joining NSF, Dr. Good was a Professor of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She began her career as an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M where she was tenured prior to her departure for UMBC. In her almost 20 years in academia, Dr. Good worked on problems at the interface of biological sciences and engineering, focusing on the use of molecular level and quantitative tools to understand the role of protein aggregation in neurotoxicity associated with Alzheimer’s disease. She has served as Division Chair of the Food, Pharmaceutical and Bioengineering Division in AIChE (2007) and of the Biochemical Technology (BIOT) Division in ACS (2010), as Program Chair of the BIOT Division (2006), and as Conference Chair of the ECI Biochemical and Molecular Engineering Conference (2015).