The Cochran laboratory uses interdisciplinary approaches in chemistry, engineering, and biophysics to study and manipulate complex biological systems, with a focus on developing new technologies for basic science and biomedical applications. In addition, combinatorial and rational methods are used to engineer designer protein and peptide ligands for a variety of applications including wound healing, cardiac tissue engineering, and cancer imaging and therapy

Departments of Bioengineering, and (by courtesy) Chemical Engineering
Shriram Center
443 Via Ortega, Room 356
Stanford, CA 94305

news & events

Cochran lab members have won many awards. Click here to see a list..

The Cochran lab welcomes Jeff Glasgow as a NIST postdoctoral fellow and James Kintzing for a summer rotation.

The Cochran lab welcomes Arvind Kannan, Shelley Ackerman, Sung Jin Park, and Amanda Rabe as new graduate student researchers.

LUNGevity Foundation Research Award [more]

Wallace H. Coulter Translational Partnership Award for a new immunotherapy approach [more]

Engineered ‘molecular flashlight’ illuminates brain tumors in mice. See the press release. [more]

Stanford Institute for Chemical Biology/SLAC Seed Grant Awarded [more]

Review articles of interest [more]

Research Highlights

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    Engineering Growth Factor Ligand and Receptor Interactions
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    Engineering Proteins that Bind to and Inhibit Multiple Receptors
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    Engineering Proteins as Molecular Imaging Agents
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    Engineering Cystine Knot Peptides (Knottins) with Novel Molecular Recognition Properties
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