|Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering|
|Member, Molecular Biology Institute|
Prof. Yvonne Chen received her B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University and her Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering form the California Institute of Technology. Her laboratory's research focuses on applying synthetic biology and biomolecular engineering techniques to the development of robust cell-based immunotherapy for cancer, particularly T cells expressing tumor-targeting chimeric antigen receptors. Yvonne was a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows as well as a recipient of the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award, NSF CAREER Award, Hellman Fellowship, and the ACGT New Investigator Award in Cell and Gene Therapy for Cancer.