Jennifer R. Cochran

Jennifer R. Cochran

Professor, Bioengineering
Member, Bio-X
Member, Cardiovascular Institute
Member, Maternal & Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI)
Faculty Fellow, Sarafan ChEM-H
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute
Member, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute
Postdoctoral Fellow, MIT, Biological Engineering
Ph. D., MIT, Biological Chemistry (2001)
B.S., University of Delaware, Biochemistry (1995)
Jennifer Cochran is the Senior Associate Vice Provost for Research and Addie and Al Macovski Professor of Bioengineering and, by courtesy, of Chemical Engineering. She is a member of the Cancer Biology, Biophysics, and Immunology graduate programs. Dr. Cochran also serves as a member of the leadership team and former Director of the Stanford/NIH Biotechnology pre-doctoral training program. Her research group uses interdisciplinary approaches in chemistry, engineering, and biophysics to study complex biological systems and to develop new tools for basic science and biomedical applications. Dr. Cochran's 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. Dr. Cochran obtained her Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Biological Engineering.