Meet Carrick Clark-Cearley, a UVA alum and chemist at Signature Science, a scientific consulting and services firm with offices in Texas, New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.
Q: How long have you worked at North Fork?
One and a half years.
Q: What is the aspect of your job that you love the most?
What I love most is the variety of projects I work on and the chance to share and perform exciting chemistry with students or other teams.
Q: What is something you’re currently working on that excites you?
It’s been really cool to see the final steps of the FentAlert (hand-held fentanyl assay test kits) project come together and start to fulfill orders.
Q: What experiences have equipped you for your present position?
Having varied positions in the scientific industry and my education has helped me problem-solve and think creatively whenever I get stuck.
Q: Do you have a favorite restaurant in the area?
I love Sultan Kebab off the downtown mall.
Q: What topic or innovation would you be interested in exploring further?
I’m interested in learning more about flow/process chemistry and the chemistry/biology involved in winemaking and brewing.
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