PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

César de la Fuente, Ph.D.
 

CURRENT POSITION

University of Pennsylvania

Presidential Assistant Professor, 2019 – Present
Departments of Psychiatry and Microbiology, Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Bioengineering

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

Recipient of the Langer Prize, 2019
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Young Investigator Award, 2019
Elected Delegate. American Academy Achievement. 53rd International Achievement Summit, 2019
Named a Penn Presidential Professor, 2019
Named to the TR35 for “Top Young Innovators Under 35”MIT Technology Review, 2019
Named a GEN Top 10 Under 40, 2019
Elected Judge, MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Europe, 2019
Named a 2018 Wunderkind by STAT News, 2018
Elected for MISTI MIT Global Seed Funds Scientific Review Committee, 2018
Elected Judge, MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Europe, 2018
Elected Judge, MIT Technology Review Innovators Under 35 Europe, 2017
Semifinalist, MIT $100k Launch Competition, 2017
Junior Fellow, ACS Nano, 2017
Innovator Under 35 (Spain), MIT Technology Review, 2016
30 Under 30 Latino Boston, 2016
Ruth & William A. Silen Award for Microbiology, Immunology, Genetics or Molecular Biology, Harvard Medical School, 2016
“Ramón Areces” Postdoctoral Fellowship, Ramón Areces Foundation, 2015
PI grant, University of British Columbia, 2015
Robert Emmanuel & Mary Day Endowment AwardUniversity of British Columbia, 2014
Travel GrantUniversity of British Columbia, 2014
Travel Award, Gordon Research Conference, 2014
“la Caixa” Fellow, awarded by the King and Queen of Spain, 2012
Robert Emmanuel & Mary Day Endowment AwardUniversity of British Columbia, 2012
Travel Grant, American Society for Microbiology, 2012