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SELECTBIO Conferences The Space Summit 2022

Yupeng Chen's Biography

Yupeng Chen, Associate Professor, University of Connecticut

Dr. Yupeng Chen received his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in biomedical engineering and chemistry at Brown University. Dr. Chen has a long-term interest in designing and developing DNA-inspired Janus base nanomaterials for RNA/DNA therapeutics and regenerative medicine. He is the inventor of Janus base nanopiece and nano-matrix technologies. His work has been published as a series of high-impact papers, and his patents have been successfully licensed to industry. Dr. Chen was elected as a senior member of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in 2021 as a recognition of his effort in translating scientific breakthroughs into applications. Dr. Chen was awarded the grand prize (top one among 545 worldwide candidates) in the New Investigator Recognition Awards from the Orthopaedic Research Society in 2013, and the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from NSF in 2017. Dr. Chen serves as a reviewer in many journals and several NIH and NSF review panels. Dr. Chen has received many competitive federal research grants from NIH, NSF, NASA, DOD and CASIS. Most recently, Dr. Chen was funded to develop and evaluate Janus base nanomaterials on the International Space Station (ISS) for in-space manufacturing, therapeutics and tissue engineering.

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