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Alice Ting

Alice Ting

Professor of Genetics, of Biology and, by courtesy, of Chemistry
Molecular technologies for studying protein networks, mitochondria, brains & RNA


Professor, Genetics
Professor, Biology
Professor (By courtesy), Chemistry
Member, Bio-X
Member, Maternal & Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI)
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute
Faculty Fellow, Stanford ChEM-H
Member, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

Other Appointments

Professor of Genetics, Biology, and by courtesy, Chemistry, Stanford University (2016 - Present)
Professor of Chemistry, MIT (2014 - 2016)
Associate Professor of Chemistry, MIT (2007 - 2014)
Assistant Professor of Chemistry, MIT (2002 - 2007)

Honors & Awards

Alexander M. Cruickshank Award Lecture, Gordon Research Conferences (2018)
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award, NIH (2018)
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub (2017)
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award, NIH (2013)
HHMI Collaborative Innovation Award, HHMI (2012)
Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science, Vilcek Foundation (2012)
Ellen Swallow Richards Chair, MIT (2011)
Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society (2010)
Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry, American Chemical Society (2010)
E. Bright Wilson Prize Lecture, Harvard University (2008)

Professional Education

Post-doc, University of California, San Diego, Biochemistry (with Roger Tsien) (2002)
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Chemistry (with Peter Schultz) (2000)
A.B., Harvard University, Chemistry (research advisor E. J. Corey) (1996)
High school, Texas Academy of Math and Science (1992)

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