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Stefan McCarver

B.Sc., University of North Carolina, 2013

Stefan was born in Monterey, California.  As a child of a military parent he moved very frequently while growing up.  He lived in a total of nine different states before attending college in Chapel Hill, NC, the home of his beloved Tar Heel basketball team.  Stefan played on the UNC club water polo team and did his undergraduate research in the lab of Prof. Jeffrey Johnson.  In the MacMillan lab, Stefan has worked on metallaphotoredox catalysis and peptide functionalization.  He enjoys playing basketball, rooting for Carolina basketball, watching the NBA, and playing softball for the chemistry department team.

Fun Facts
  • “Nobody ever gets over being a Tar Heel.” – Bill Currie, 1996
  • “Anything is possible.” – Kevin Garnett, 2008
  • Favorite artists: Kanye and Kendrick Lamar.