3 Jun 2022
Virtual Event

CCB Roundtable Event–Stevens Alumni Weekend

Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology


Stevens was among the first to establish the field of Chemical Biology in 1979 and today remains at its forefront. Chemical Biology, as an interdisciplinary field of study between chemistry and biology, has transformed how we study and improve human health. The Stevens Chemical Biology program has produced many successful alumni who are working as leaders and innovators in various healthcare sectors. As the world around us continues to evolve, this roundtable event is designed to bring together our distinguished alumni, guests, and faculty to renew our vision for Chemical Biology.

5:00 pm – Stevens’ Historical Perspective by Dr. Woo Lee, Hon. M.Eng. ‘08
5:05 pm – Featured Presentation
6:00 pm – Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Kenny Wong

Featured Speaker

Jeff Hale

Dr. Jeff Hale,‘85 BS in Chemistry

  • Founder, Hale MedChem Advisors
  • Retired in 2021 as Vice President, Merck
  • Led infectious diseases and neuroscience discovery efforts



Oscar Puig

Dr. Oscar Puig

  • Head of Clinical Biomarkers & Diagnostics, BeiGen
  • Led cross-functional teams both in pharma (Merck, Roche, BMS, Lilly and BeiGene) and startup (Phosphorus Diagnostics)

Yong Zhang

Dr. Yong Zhang

  • CCB Professor, Stevens of Technology
  • Computational Chemistry

Benjamin Tycko

Dr. Benjamin Tycko, MD/PhD

  • Co-Director, Institute for Cancer and Infectious Disease, Center for Discovery and Innovation, HMH
  • Genetics and Epigenetics of human diseases

For questions, please contact:
Mary Newell
[email protected]

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