Amy has a degree in Organic Chemistry from Northeastern University, where she was group leader of the Dr. Graham B Jones Research Group. Her research focused on using microwave synthesis to introduce radiolabels to known-compounds for multi-functional imaging. She developed a one-pot method for tandem Hiyama coupling-fluorination and then expanded this to include Suzuki, Negishi, Sonogashira and Heck Couplings. She received the 2009 MJ Collins award for excellence in research for these efforts. She has experience consulting in Patent Law and, also in corporate venture management and technology scouting. Amy is currently part of the Americas marketing organization at PerkinElmer informatics where she works with R&D-focused software including ChemDraw®, ELN® and others.