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Raptor Therapeutics: Novel treatment for degenerative retinal disease

Team Members:

Harshu Musunuri, Susanna Bradbury, Catherine Wang


Vyro: Novel treatment for HPV

Team Members

Yong-hun Kim (B.S. Computer Science, 2019; M.S. Biomedical Informatics, 2020), Christine Yang (B.S. Mathematical and Computations Science, 2021), Maria Surez-Nieto (B.S. Cellular and Molecular Biology, 2021)

Team VYRO in the News

Team of undergraduates wins grant to develop a new path toward HPV treatment

Students in the Stanford ChEM-H undergraduate entrepreneurship program have been awarded a grant to pursue their idea for a new biotechnology company.


Boronix: Novel cancer therapuetic

Team Members

Steven Cheng (B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2019), Persiana Saffari (B.S. Electrical Engineering, 2019), Taylor Sihavong (B.S. Engineering Product Design, 2018), Benjamin Yeh (B.S. Bionegineering, 2018)


Synthecin: Novel antibiotic for drug-resistant bacteria

Team Members

Michael Becich (B.S. Bioengineering, 2018), Alicia D'Souza (B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2019), Javarcia Ivory (B.S. Biology, 2019), Natalie Ng (B.S. Applied and Engineering Physics, 2018) 


Ubiquina: Novel treatment for proteopathic diseases

Team Members

Michaela Hinks (B.S. Bioengineering, 2017), Luciano Santollani (B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2018), Kirsten Thompson (B.S. Bioengineering, 2017; M.S. Biology, 2018)


Lyseia: Novel antibiotic for drug-resistant bacteria

Team Members

Christian Choe (B.S. Chemical Engineering, 2017; M.S. Electrical Engineering, 2017), Maria Filsinger Interrante (B.S. Bioengineering, 2016), Zachary Rosenthal (B.S. Chemistry, 2017), Catherynn Vuong (B.S. Biology, 2016)

Team LYSEIA in the News

Stanford undergrads win Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for work combating antibiotic resistance

A team of Stanford ChEM-H undergraduates won a national prize for their work developing a new antibiotic to combat the growing threat of multidrug-resistant bacteria.

Team LYSEIA in the News

Stanford undergrads cook up a biotech startup to develop new antibiotics for drug-resistant superbugs

Stanford undergraduates receive a grant from ChEM-H to develop and test new antibiotics.

Team LYSEIA in the News

Young Inventors Work On Secret Proteins To Thwart Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

NPR interviewed ChEM-H undergraduate students who have started a company to tackle antibiotic resistant bacteria.