Chen Lab

Our research program involves multi-disciplinary approaches and collaborations. Our interests range from understanding molecular mechanisms to translating these findings to address some of today's leading biomedical problems.


Read about our work studying cell function, immune response and developing potential new therapies for cancer.

About the Lab

Meet our current lab members and lab alumni, and read about our research objectives and ongoing work.


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Join the Lab

We're hiring! We have several pre- and post-doctoral positions. Propose a potential project or read about available projects.


UC San Diego Health

Postdoctoral and Predoctoral Positions Available

We have funding to support several pre- and post-doctoral positions. Examples of potential projects in chemical and structural biology area include the development of approaches to address novel targets or minimize side effects of current approaches. Learn about available projects and apply here:

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The Team

An outing with the lab!