J. Christopher Love
Professor Love is an assistant professor in chemical engineering at MIT. He is also an associate member at the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute, and associate faculty at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. He was named a Dana Scholar for Human Immunology and a Keck Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research in 2009.
Professor Love graduated with a B.S. degree in chemistry from the University of Virginia in 1999 (conducted research with Cassandra Fraser). He received his Ph.D. in 2004 in physical chemistry at Harvard University under the supervision of George Whitesides. Following completion of his doctoral studies, he extended his research into immunology at Harvard Medical School with Hidde Ploegh from 2004-2005, and at the Immune Disease Institute from 2005-2007. His current research uses microsystems to characterize heterogeneity among single cells with specific studies in HIV/AIDS, autoimmunity, and biopharmaceutical manufacturing. He was selected as on of a Brilliant 10 for 2010 in PopSci.