Principal Investigator

Screen Shot 2017-08-08 at 6.55.30 PMRatmir Derda

Associate Professor

Ratmir Derda received his B.Sci. in Physics from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology in 2001 and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2008, under the supervision of Laura L. Kiessling. From 2008 to 2011, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard University working under the supervision of George M. Whitesides at the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Donald E. Ingber, at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering.

Notable Awards & Recognition

2017
2017
2016
2014
Young Investigator Award from Boulder Peptide Society
2014
University of Alberta Award for Outstanding Mentorship in Undergraduate Research & Creative Activities
2011
Canadian Rising Star in Global Health award from Grand Challenges Canada
2010
2009
Winner of the 50K DARPA seed funding for best proposal in InfoChemistry
2007
1997
Gold Medal at the XXIX International Chemistry Olympiad
1994, ’95, ’96, ’97
1st Diplomas at the All-Ukrainian Chemistry Olympiad