Jan T. Liphardt

Jan was born in Germany but spent his childhood in Michigan and New York. He received a BA from Reed College (1993-96) and a PhD from Cambridge University, UK (Churchill College, 1996-99). After 2 years as a joint postdoc in the labs of Carlos Bustamante and Nacho Tinoco, Jr. (in the UC Berkeley Physics and Chemistry Depts.), he became the divisional fellow of the Physical Biosciences Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. He joined the Berkeley Physics faculty in 2004. Jan is now an associate professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University.

Jan is a Searle Scholar, a Sloan Research Fellow, a Hellman Fellow, and the recipient of the 2007 Mohr Davidow Ventures Innovatorís Award. Basic research in his lab is funded by federal agencies such as the NCI, NIGMS, NSF, and the DOE. Translational clinical research is funded by corporate sponsors, such as Siemens Corporate Research.

Jan's full publication list is at Google Scholar, and his personal blog is here.

Jan Liphardt

Jan Liphardt
005 Shriram Center
443 Via Ortega

Stanford University

Stanford, CA 94305
(650) 736-8483 (office)