William Shih is a Professor of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at Harvard Medical School and the Department of Cancer Biology at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and a Founding Core Faculty member at Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.
He studied Biochemical Sciences at Harvard as an undergraduate, Biochemistry at Stanford for Ph.D. work with Professor Jim Spudich, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at The Scripps Research Institute with Professor Jerry Joyce before returning to Harvard as a member of the faculty in 2004.
His research focuses on design of self-assembling biomolecular machines and their diagnostic and therapeutic applications, and has received recognitions from NIH, Blavatnik Institute, Foresight Institute, and ISNSCE.
PASCAL LILL, PH.D.
Dr. Lill earned his Ph.D. in Structural Biochemistry from Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology. He works on DNA corralled nanodiscs.
pascal.lill (at) wyss.harvard.edu
SUKANYA PUNTHAMBAKER, PH.D.
Dr. Punthambaker earned her Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She works on DNA nanoswitch calipers.
Anastasia is a graduate student in the Harvard Ph.D. Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences. She works on crisscross detection of nucleic-acid analytes, and crisscross nanoconstruction with algorithmic assembly.
Chris is a graduate student in the Harvard Ph.D. Program in Engineering Sciences. He works on crisscross nanofabrication.
Harvard Ph.D. Program in Systems, Synthetic, and Quantitative Biology. She works on crisscross detection of nucleic-acid analytes.
Graduate Rotation Student
Harvard Ph.D. Program in Systems, Synthetic, and Quantitative Biology. He works on crisscross detection of nucleic-acid analytes.
Laboratory Research Technician
Eduardo works on production and purification of DNA for lab projects. He recently was admitted to the M.D. Program at Geisel School of Medicine (Fall 2021).
Visiting Undergraduate Student
Giorgia is an undergraduate student in Chemical and Pharmaceutical Technology at University of Catania. She works on DNA-origami-based cancer vaccines.