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Call for Proposals: 2018 Postdocs at the Interface Seed Grants

Stanford ChEM-H is soliciting seed grant proposals from the Stanford community of postdoctoral researchers for exploratory projects that align with the Institute’s mission. Proposals are due June 1, 2018.

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Call for Applications: EPFL - Stanford Exchange Program

Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and Stanford University seek applicants for short-term international research exchanges funded by Firmenich. Applications are due May 16, 2018.

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Now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 ChEM-H Chemistry/Biology Interface Program

Incoming Ph.D. students interested in exploring the interface between chemistry, biology, engineering, and medicine are encouraged to apply once they are admitted to a home department program at Stanford. Current MSTP students may apply during their M2 or G1 year. Applications are due May 4, 2018.

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New test by Stanford researchers brings faster, cheaper and more reliable tuberculosis diagnosis to rural South Africa

Stanford ChEM-H faculty fellow Carolyn Bertozzi and graduate students in her lab have developed a new tuberculosis test designed to work in low-resource settings.

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Looking for an off switch for celiac disease

Stanford ChEM-H director Chaitan Khosla's new research on celiac disease is highlighted in Science Daily.

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A new kind of homing beacon targets cancerous cells and other diseases

Stanford ChEM-H faculty fellow Stanley Qi and his team used gene-editing techniques to create human immune cells that target and kill cancerous cells, such as leukemia. The approach could be adapted to an array of diseases ranging from solid tumors to neurological and autoimmune disorders.

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Stanford and Takeda Pharmaceuticals to collaborate on medicines of the future

Stanford and Takeda Pharmaceuticals have formed the Alliance for Innovative Medicines, which will help transform Stanford research into next-generation treatments for disease. Stanford ChEM-H will manage the new collaborative program.

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Faculty hires

Stanford ChEM-H is hiring new faculty whose research bridges chemistry, engineering and medicine to buid a community of scientists who will drive the engineering of molecules, materials, and measurement tools that help understand humans and treat disease. 

The ChEM-H Junior Faculty Search is now open 

Lingyin Li

Lingyin Li joined  Stanford ChEM-H as assistant professor of biochemistry

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Lei Stanley Qi

Lei Stanley Qi joined Stanford ChEM-H as assistant professor of bioengineering and of chemical and systems biology

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Polly Fordyce

Polly Fordyce joined Stanford ChEM-H as assistant professor of genetics.


Carolyn Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi joined Stanford ChEM-H as professor of chemistry and, by courtesy, of chemical and systems biology.

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Peter Kim

Peter Kim joined Stanford ChEM-H as professor of biochemistry

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