Rustem F. Ismagilov

Ethel Wilson Bowles and Robert Bowles Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Director of the Jacobs Institute for Molecular Engineering for Medicine

Mail Code: MC 210-41
B.S., Higher Chemical College of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1994; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1998. Miles Professor, Caltech, 2011-13; Bowles Professor, 2013-; Director, Jacobs Institute, 2013-.

Research Interests: Complex networks of reactions; Cells and organisms; Global health; Diagnostics; Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST); Microbial communities; Microfluidics; Single-molecule and single-cell analyses 

Selected Awards

Research Corporation Research Innovation Award, 2001 Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, 2001 Searle Scholar Award, 2002 Dupont Young Professor, 2003 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator, 2003 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2003 Beckman Young Investigator, 2003 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2004 NSF CAREER Award, 2004 Cottrell Scholar, 2004 TR100 Young Investigator Award, 2004 Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2005 Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, 2005 Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry Award for Early Excellence in the Field of Physical Organic Chemistry, 2006 National Academy of Sciences Cozzarelli Prize, 2007 National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award, 2007 American Chemical Society Award in Pure Chemistry, 2008 American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Fellow, 2010 Young Scientist Honoree, 2015 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Innovation in Regulatory Science fellowship, 2015

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