Ken Huaijin Loh, PhD
Research & Publications
Ken Loh is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Comparative Medicine in the Institute for Biomolecular Design and Discovery at Yale University’s West Campus. A native of Singapore, he received his B.S. in Chemistry from Harvey Mudd College in 2009 and earned his Ph.D in Chemistry with Alice Ting at MIT in 2016, developing chemical-enzymatic methodologies for tagging proteins in cells. Ken next received postdoctoral training with Jeffrey Friedman at Rockefeller University, studying the role of leptin in its regulation of sympathetic nerves in the fat organ, and joined the faculty at Yale in August of 2022. His lab is interested in studying brain-body interactions at a molecular length scale, using tools in chemical biology.
Education & Training
- NIH Pathway to Independence K99 FellowThe Rockefeller University (2022)
- Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral FellowThe Rockefeller University (2021)
- PhDMassachusetts Institute of Technology, Chemistry (2016)
- BScHarvey Mudd College, Chemistry (2009)