Jennifer Cochran, PhD
Jennifer Cochran, PhD, is the Senior Associate Vice Provost for Research and Addie and Al Macovski Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University. She is the co-founder of Red Tree Venture Capital and serves as the firm’s chief scientific advisor. She is also the Co-Director of the Stanford/NIH Biotechnology pre-doctoral training program, Co-Founder and Director of the Stanford Faculty Entrepreneurial Leadership Program, and the Director of Protein Therapeutics at the Stanford Innovative Medicines Accelerator (IMA). Dr. Cochran received her Bachelor's degree in biochemistry at the University of Delaware and her PhD in Biological Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Biological Engineering.
The Cochran Laboratory focuses on interdisciplinary approaches in chemistry, engineering, and biophysics to study and manipulate complex biological systems, with a focus on developing new technologies for basic science and biomedical applications. Her translational interests span protein-based drug discovery and development for applications in oncology and regenerative medicine, and the development of new technologies for high-throughput protein analysis and engineering.
DatesOctober 17, 2023
LocationGladstone Mahley Auditorium & Online
AudienceGladstone and UCSF
The Gladstone-UCSF Institute of Genomic Immunology Seminar Series showcases speakers at the intersection of genomic technology and immunology research with an aim to engineer the human immune system for therapeutic benefit. Speakers span technology development, synthetic biology, bioengineering, and the development and clinical application of immunotherapy. These talks are open to the Gladstone and UCSF communities.
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We want to effect positive change through our events and activities by providing a platform for discussions on important topics related to increasing diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences.