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Grace Chen, PhD

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Grace Chen, PhD

Lab Location

  • The Anlyan Center
    300 Cedar Street, Ste S540
    New Haven, CT 06519

Mailing Address

  • Immunobiology

    300 Cedar Street, TAC S641C, PO Box 208011

    New Haven, CT 06520-8011

    United States



Grace Chen received her undergraduate training in the College of Chemistry at UC Berkeley. She attended Harvard University for her PhD where she worked in David Liu's laboratory to discover and characterize novel RNA modifications. Her postdoctoral research was at Stanford University in Howard Chang's group, where she investigated circular RNA immunity. Grace joined Yale University as a faculty in the Department of Immunobiology in 2019. Her research focuses on the functions and regulations of circular RNAs and RNA modifications in health and disease.

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellow
    Stanford University (2018)
  • PhD
    Harvard University, Chemical Biology (2012)
  • BS
    UC Berkeley, Chemical Biology (2005)

Honors & Recognition

Allens Distinguished Investigators2021
Rita Allen Foundation Scholars2020

Departments & Organizations