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Shawn Douglas, PhD

Shawn Douglas, PhD

Assistant Professor of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology

Shawn Douglas earned a B.S. in Computer Science at Yale in 2003, and then a Ph.D. in Biophysics at Harvard in 2009, working in the laboratories of William Shih and George Church. He stayed at Harvard as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. He was named as one of Popular Science magazine’s “Brilliant 10”, and is supported by Burroughs Wellcome Foundation and Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research.

Research Overview:

Novel Tools and Devices at Nanoscale and Finer
Recognizing that the elements of life are at angstrom-scale, the Douglas lab aims to create the computational building blocks for a new generation of therapies and devices.

Computational health science interests: