Honors & Awards


  • BioX Bowes Fellow, Stanford BioX (2014-current)
  • SPARK Award, Stanford University - SPARK Translational Research Program (2015-current)

Education & Certifications


  • Master of Science, Stanford University, BIOE-MS (2015)
  • SB, MIT, Biological Engineering (2013)

Stanford Advisors


All Publications


  • Cystine-knot peptides: emerging tools for cancer imaging and therapy EXPERT REVIEW OF PROTEOMICS Ackerman, S. E., Currier, N. V., Bergen, J. M., Cochran, J. R. 2014; 11 (5): 561-572
  • A Bioengineered Peptide that Localizes to and Illuminates Medulloblastoma: A New Tool with Potential for Fluorescence-Guided Surgical Resection Cureus Ackerman, S. E., Wilson, C. M., Kahn, S. A., Kintzing, J. R., Jindal, D. A., Cheshier, S. H., Grant, G. A., Cochran, J. R. 2014

    View details for DOI 10.7759/cureus.207