Rustem F. Ismagilov

Ethel Wilson Bowles and Robert Bowles Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering; Director of the Jacobs Institute for Molecular Engineering for Medicine
B.S., Higher Chemical College of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 1994; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1998. Miles Professor, Caltech, 2011-13; Bowles Professor, 2013-; Director, Jacobs Institute, 2013-.

Research Interests: Complex networks of reactions; Cells and organisms; Global health; Diagnostics; Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing (AST); Microbial communities; Microfluidics; Single-molecule and single-cell analyses 

Selected Awards: 
Research Corporation Research Innovation Award, 2001
Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, 2001
Searle Scholar Award, 2002
Dupont Young Professor, 2003
Office of Naval Research Young Investigator, 2003
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 2003
Beckman Young Investigator, 2003
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, 2004
NSF CAREER Award, 2004
Cottrell Scholar, 2004
TR100 Young Investigator Award, 2004
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2005
Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award, 2005
Journal of Physical Organic Chemistry Award for Early Excellence in the Field of Physical Organic Chemistry, 2006
National Academy of Sciences Cozzarelli Prize, 2007
National Institutes of Health Director’s Pioneer Award, 2007
American Chemical Society Award in Pure Chemistry, 2008
American Association for the Advancement of Sciences Fellow, 2010
Young Scientist Honoree, 2015
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Innovation in Regulatory Science fellowship, 2015


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