Arturo Vegas, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

  • Primary Appointment Assistant Professor, Chemistry
  • Education PhD, Harvard University, 2008
  • Additional Affiliations College & Grad School of Arts & Sciences – Chemistry
    Division of Materials Science & Engineering
    Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Honors and Awards NIH Innovator Type 1 Diabetes Pathfinder Award, 2016 – NIDDK
    Peter Paul Career Development Professorship, 2016 – Boston University
  • Classes Taught CH 744 – Special Topics in Organic Chemistry, “The Chemistry of Biotechnology”
    CH 204/214 – Organic Chemistry 2
  • Research Areas Disease-focused research program with an emphasis on cancer and diabetes
    Aims include using chemical approaches to develop novel targeting strategies for drug delivery,
    immunomodulation, and new materials-based drug carriers to impact these diseases

Publications

Affiliation: Primary & Affiliated Faculty (BME), Primary & Affiliated Faculty (MSE)