J. Christopher Love is an associate professor in chemical engineering and member of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT. In addition, Chris is an associate member at the Eli and Edythe L. Broad Institute, and at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and Harvard. Dr. Love received his Ph.D. in 2004 in physical chemistry at Harvard University. He extended his research into immunology at Harvard Medical School from 2004-2005, and at the Immune Disease Institute from 2005-2007.
His research centers on using simple microsystems to monitor cells from clinical samples in chronic human diseases, and on developing new approaches to manufacturing biologic drugs efficiently and affordably. Dr. Love was named a Dana Scholar for Human Immunology and a Keck Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research in 2009, as well as one of Popular Science’s Brilliant 10 in 2010. Chris is also a Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar.