Alice Y. Ting

Chemogenetic and optogenetic technologies for probing molecular and cellular interactions
Stanford University


Alice Ting received her training at Harvard with E. J. Corey, U. C. Berkeley with Peter Schultz, and U. C. San Diego with 2008 Nobel laureate Roger Y. Tsien. She is currently a professor of Genetics, Biology, and Chemistry at Stanford University and also a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub investigator. Her work has been recognized a number of awards, including a 2008 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award, a 2010 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society, an NIH Transformative R01 Award (both 2013 and 2018), the McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award, the Technology Review TR35 Award, the Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship, the Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award, the Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, and the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science in 2012. Ting has been an investigator of the Chan Zuckerberg Biohub since 2017.