Associate Professor of Biological Engineering, MIT
Angela Koehler is an associate professor of biological engineering at MIT and a member of the Koch Institute. She is also an associate member of the Broad Institute, and a member of the MIT Center for Precision Cancer Medicine. Koehler earned her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and molecular biology from Reed College in 1997. In 2003, she finished her doctorate in chemistry from Harvard University and became an institute fellow at the Broad Institute, where she served as the director of transcriptional chemical biology in the Chemical Biology Program. She was also a project leader in the NCI Cancer Target Discovery and Development Center at the Broad Institute aimed at targeting causal cancer genes with small molecules. Professor Koehler joined the Koch Institute in 2014, where she serves as faculty co-director of the Swanson Biotechnology Center High-Throughput Screening Facility. Koehler also serves on the Chemistry in Cancer Research Working Group steering committee for the American Association for Cancer Research. Her recent awards include the Novartis Lectureship in Chemistry, the Ono Pharma Breakthrough Science Initiative Award, and being named a Genome Technology Young Investigator.
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