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Lyn, Jones, PhD | Director "It is a privilege to work with such an amazingly talented drug discovery team. Every day we are pushing scientific boundaries and challenging dogma."
Bart Lutterbach, PhD | Biology "Working within CPD provides a unique opportunity to develop therapeutics against targets previously considered undruggable."
Breanna Zerfas, PhD | Biochemistry "One of the major reasons I chose to work at CPD was the teamworking environment. Everyone collaborates and helps one another to keep the science moving forward."
Devin Ryan | Biology "I joined CPD after finishing my undergraduate degree; my experience in the lab has been incredibly welcoming, supportive, and rewarding. CPD has allowed me to learn new techniques within the field of targeted protein degradation in which my knowledge is constantly expanding."
Fidel Huerta | Biochemistry "CPD is a place where ideas and pursuit meet to further our understanding of basic drug discovery. The highly interdisciplinary culture allows for rapid development and growth, which leads to a fast paced exciting lab space."
Henning Arlt, PhD | Biochemistry “It is inspiring to be part of a diverse and collaborative team that develops novel treatment strategies.”
Hellen Kim | Portfolio Manager
Huang Huang, PhD | Chemistry “CPD is a group of talented scientists turning “impossible” to “possible” forming a bridge between the academia and industry. It’s my pleasure to contribute to this fantastic team.”
Jeevan G.C., PhD | Computational "Working with innovative and amicable Center for Protein Degradation scientists from various interdisciplinary fields is my privilege. I utilize computational techniques and investigate cancer targeting small molecules."
John Che, PhD | Computational "CPD provides a unique opportunity to bridge new basic research discoveries and novel therapeutics. The potential to bring transformative benefits to patients is extremely exciting."
Jingyi Wang, PhD | Chemistry "Protein degradation is one of the most cutting-edge directions in drug discovery. It feels exciting to work with world leading scientists to solve the newest problems!"
Jirong Luo, PhD | Chemistry “CPD is where people from different backgrounds could work seamlessly to the best of their expertise and make magic happen.”
Jasmin Kruell, PhD | Biochemistry "The CPD fills the gap between industry and academia with incredibly smart people that are a dream to work with. It is my great joy to be a part of a team that performs picture perfect science in high speed."
Jonathan Tosi | Business Operations “Being part of a group that strives consistently to innovate & challenge themselves is both inspiring and motivating. It brings out the best version of yourself. That is what great teams do. That is the CPD.”
Justin Cruite, PhD | Biochemistry “The CPD is a collaborative, supportive, rewarding and fun place to work!”
Kishan Mahase | Executive Assistant "With the human experience front of mind, both CPD and DFCI foster a safe, diverse and inclusive environment. In my support role, I believe in the mission driven work these brilliant minds accomplish each and every day."
Nikki Kong, PhD | Biology "Working at CPD means I’m part of an innovative, smart, and driven team that fosters a learning culture and inspires me to deliver rigorous science and apply creative solutions to drug discovery problems."
Pratik Vikhe, PhD | Biology “I choose CPD to further my career because I see the targeted protein degradation platform as a step towards novel and better therapeutic opportunities, not only for cancer but also for immune/ inflammatory diseases."
Stephen Xie, PhD | Biochemistry "I choose to work in the Targeted Protein Degradation space because it is a fascinating area with great promises to discover new drugs, especially against drug targets previously considered undruggable. CPD offers a unique environment that bridges academia and industry."
Radek Nowak, PhD | Biochemistry “Nothing better than working with a talented group of dedicated bright minds with diverse experiences to advance drug discovery towards difficult targets. I’m glad to be part of this amazing team.”
Ravid Inbar | Biochemistry "What do you get when you cross creativity with positivity and unwavering dedication ? CPD!"
Shatha AbuHammad, PhD | Biology
Tiffany Tsang | Biochemistry "Many have described working at CPD as a hybrid of working at a biotech company and in an academic setting. I think that this unique environment enables me to contribute to the identification and development of novel therapeutics."
Yang Yang, PhD | Biology "It is extremely fulfilling to do research discovering new therapeutics for cancer patients, doing so in a collaborative environment with talented scientists makes every day challenging and enjoyable!”
Yangchun Chen, PhD | Computational "CPD is the happy medium that allows me to engage in research design and decision making that makes a tangible impact on patients' quality of life. I explore my curiosities and keep abreast of recent developments in computational methods for in silico target discovery."
Yingde Zhu | Computational "I have worked in various fields of research, and now I have returned to drug discovery. The CPD is a powerful team, consisting of smart experts in different fields – we are working together to develop drugs against cancer. I can learn a lot from my colleagues."
Yingpeng Liu, PhD | Chemistry "This is the right place to know everything about targeted protein degradation and molecular glues. Working at the CPD has helped me to develop as a medicinal chemist! Plus, lovely teammates and a friendly working environment!"
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