Jennifer Dionne

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Jennifer Dionne is the Senior Associate Vice Provost of Research Platforms/Shared Facilities at Stanford University, and an associate professor of materials science and engineering and, by courtesy, of radiology. She is also a Chan Zuckerberg Biohub Investigator and an associate editor of Nano Letters. Dionne received her BS degrees in physics and systems science and mathematics from Washington University in St. Louis, her PhD in applied physics from the California Institute of Technology in 2009, and her postdoctoral training in chemistry from the University of California, Berkeley. As a pioneer of nanophotonics, she is passionate about developing methods to observe and control chemical and biological processes as they unfold with nanometer-scale resolution, emphasizing critical challenges in global health and sustainability. She is passionate about translating scientific inventions to commercial innovations and is cofounder of a company enabling life-speed reads of biological bits. Beyond the lab, she enjoys long-distance cycling, trail running, and reliving her childhood with her two young sons.


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