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Christina D. Smolke
Associate Professor, Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering
Associate Chair of Education, Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering
W.M. Keck Foundation Faculty Scholar, Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering
Faculty Research Fellow, 2015-16

Christina D. Smolke is an Associate Professor, Associate Chair of Education, and W.M. Keck Foundation Faculty Scholar in the Department of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, Chemical Engineering at Stanford University. Christina’s research program develops foundational tools that drive transformative advances in our ability to engineering biology. For example, her group has led the development of a novel class of biological I/O devices, fundamentally changing how we interact with and program biology. Her group uses these tools to drive transformative advances in diverse areas such as cellular therapies and natural product biosynthesis and drug discovery. Christina is an inventor on over 15 patents and her research program has been honored with numerous awards, including the NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, WTN Award in Biotechnology, and TR35 Award.

Further information about Professor Smolke is available from her website.