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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)
Faculty Fellow, Sarafan ChEM-H
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute
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

Bruce Merrifield Distinguished Lecture, Rockefeller (2020)
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award, NIH (2018)
Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub (2017)
Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society (2010)
NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, NIH (2008)
McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award, McKnight Foundation (2005)
HHMI Collaborative Innovation Award, HHMI (2012)
NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award, NIH (2013)
Alexander M. Cruickshank Award Lecture, . (2018)
Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science, Vilcek Foundation (2012)

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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