Milan Mrksich is the Henry Wade Rogers Professor at Northwestern University, with appointments in Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry and Cell & Molecular Biology. He attended the University of Illinois, earning a BS degree in Chemistry, his PhD at Caltech and was an American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard University before joining the faculty at the University of Chicago as an Assistant Professor in 1996. Among his many honors are the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (2000), the TR100 Young Innovator Award (2002), ACS Arthur C. Cope Young Scholar Award (2003), and election to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2006). His research program lies at the intersection of chemistry, materials and biology and emphasizes the design and preparation of materials for applications in chemical biology and bioanalytical science.
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