Thomas Bearrood received his B.A. from St. Olaf College, double majoring in chemistry and math. He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. His graduate research was completed in Jeff Chan's lab, where he developed activity-based fluorescent and photoacoustic probes for biologically interesting molecules. Thomas came to Stanford in 2021 as a postdoctoral scholar in James Chen's lab. His current research focuses on understanding the role of ALDH1B1 in gastrointestinal cancers.
James Chen, Postdoctoral Faculty Sponsor