Before joining Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope as a Full Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Systems Biology in October 2017, Jianjun Chen, Ph.D., had been serving as an Associate Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine for a few years after moving from University of Chicago.
Dr. Jianjun Chen received his Ph.D. degree from Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China, and then conducted postdoc training with Dr. Janet D. Rowley at University of Chicago. He launched his independent laboratory in 2009 in the Department of Medicine at University of Chicago.
Dr. Chen is a Scholar of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) (2017) and Researcher of the Year, The Pamela B. Katten Memorial Leukemia Research Foundation Award (2014). Dr. Jianjun Chen is a permanent Member of the NIH Developmental Therapeutics (DT) study section and his research program is currently supported by four R01 grants from the National Cancer Institute.