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Postdoc retreat highlights next generation of independent researchers at chemistry-biology interface

During the fifth annual Stanford ChEM-H Postdoc Retreat, postdocs presented their human health-centered research and learned about transitioning to academic or industry careers.

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New approach by Stanford researchers could lead to a lifetime flu vaccine

Another year, another flu vaccine because so far scientists haven’t managed to make a vaccine that protects against all strains of flu. A new approach could end that ritual and protect against deadly pandemic flu.

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Laura Dassama zooms in to see the molecular basis of disease

Stanford ChEM-H Institute Scholar Laura Dassama tells us about life as an assistant professor, what it means to think like a chemist when studying human health and disease, and what drew her to Stanford.

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Carolyn Bertozzi receives award for chemistry in the public interest

Baker Family Co-Director of Stanford ChEM-H, Carolyn Bertozzi, has been recognized with the 2019 Gustavus John Esselen Award for Chemistry in the Public Interest for her work in manipulating the complex sugar coating on cell surfaces.

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Announcing the ChEM-H Quarterly

The institute's quarterly newsletter features announcements, research highlights, and profiles of our faculty and trainees. Read the first issue and subscribe at the link below.

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Stanford chemists develop a tool to study rigid structures on cancer cells

A team led by Carolyn Bertozzi, the Baker Family Co-Director of Stanford ChEM-H, developed a tool to help cut down and study mucins, stubborn structures on cell surfaces that help cancers evade detection.

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ChEM-H researchers work toward new understanding of cancer camouflage

A group led by ChEM-H Institute Scholar Lingyin Li and Chemistry/Biology Interface graduate student Jacqueline Carozza has found a molecule that could help undermine cancer's defenses.

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Jon Long on an interdisciplinary approach to studying human metabolism

Institute Scholar and assistant professor of pathology Jon Long talks about what brought him to ChEM-H, the collaborations he has built so far, and the "Wild West" of human metabolism.

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Superior technique identified that can block CRISPR gene editing

A team led by Stanford ChEM-H Institute Scholar Stanley Qi have identified a potent tool for protecting cells from CRISPR-mediated gene editing.

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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. 

Monther Abu-Remaileh

Monther Abu-Remaileh will join Stanford ChEM-H as assistant professor of chemical engineering in August 2019


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

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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.

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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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