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2019 ChEM-H Undergraduate Scholars Program: Now accepting applications

Undergraduate sophomores interested in a year-long, interdisciplinary research experience are encouraged to apply by November 5.

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Stanford ChEM-H junior faculty search is open

ChEM-H is seeking applications from scientists, engineers, and physician-scientists.

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Request for Proposals: Testing Molecular Hypotheses in Human Subjects

ChEM-H is soliciting brief proposals from small teams of clinicians and scientists/engineers who seek to undertake exploratory studies involving human subjects.

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The doctor is in...your gut

Bacteria are chemists, too. Stanford ChEM-H institute scholar Michael Fischbach is exploring the molecules our gut bacteria produce to better understand how they affect our health.

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Students affected by Hurricane Maria bring their research to SLAC

University of Puerto Rico graduate students affected by Hurricane Maria are using SLAC’s facilities to keep their studies on track. Several of the students are working with researchers at the ChEM-H Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center to learn how to purify and grow protein crystals.

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Gut bacteria byproduct protects against Salmonella

A new Stanford study identified a molecule that offers natural protection against Salmonella bacteria. Co-authors of the interdisciplinary paper include four ChEM-H faculty fellows and scientists from the ChEM-H Medicinal Chemistry Knowledge Center.

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Stanford ChEM-H awards four new "Postdocs at the Interface" seed grants

Successful proposals combined the complementary expertise of two or more postdoctoral researchers seeking to collaboratively explore a potentially transformative new idea with the support of their mentors.

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Stanford researchers team up to fight common viral infection in kidney transplant patients

Stanford ChEM-H seed grant recipients Olivia Martinez, Stephan Busque, and Mark Davis have joined forces to predict which kidney transplant patients are at risk of CMV infections.

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Stanford ChEM-H CBI Program welcomes its newest class

The Chemistry/Biology Interface Training Program (CBI) has selected 11 new PhD trainees to join the program in Fall 2018.

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Faculty hires

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

Laura Dassama

Laura Dassama joined Stanford ChEM-H as assistant professor of chemistry

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Jonathan Long

Jonathan Long joined  Stanford ChEM-H as assistant professor of pathology

Michael Fischbach

Michael Fischbach joined  Stanford ChEM-H as associate professor of bioengineering

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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