Han Xiao, Ph.D.
Han Xiao, Ph.D.
Rice University
Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry

  • Norman Hackerman-Welch Young Investigator

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Grant Information

Grant ID: RR170014
Grant Mechanism: 
Recruitment of First-Time, Tenure-Track Faculty Members
Recruited From: 
Stanford University
Date Awarded: 
February 15, 2017
Grant Amount: 

One of the forefronts in developing better treatment for cancer is at the interface between synthetic chemistry, molecular biology, and immunology. A researcher at Rice University is combining his skills in all of these areas to modify biological molecules, develop better anti-cancer antibodies, and engineer more efficient immune therapies for cancer.

Chemical biologist Han Xiao was recruited to the Rice University Department of Chemistry from Stanford University, where he was a Life Sciences Research Foundation fellow in cancer immunotherapy. He was recruited in 2017 with the help of a First-Time Tenure-Track Award from CPRIT.

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