Mingnan Chen

Mingnan Chen portrait
  • Member, Nano Institute of Utah
  • Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Member, Huntsman Cancer Institute



  • B. Sc, College of Aquaculture, Jimei University. Project: Characterization of Blood Cells of the Chinese Soft-shelled Turtle (Honors Thesis)
  • M. Sc., College of Life Science, Peking University. Project: Biosafety Assessment of the Transgenic Bt. Cotton to Fish
  • Ph. D., Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Connecticut. Project: The role of tapasin in MHC class I antigen presentation

Honors & Awards

  • NIH Pathway to Independence Award in Cancer Nanotechnology Research . National Institute of Cancer, 09/01/2010


  • Biological Chemistry Graduate Program (BC Program), Faculty Member, 05/2013 - present


  • Chinese, fluent.
  • English, fluent.