CS.jpg Christopher D. Snow

Education and Positions: B.S. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001; Ph.D. Stanford University, 2006; Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 2006-2011; Assistant Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University, 2011 – 2016; Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University, 2016 – current.

Joint appointments in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, the Department of Chemistry, the School of Biomedical Engineering, the Cell and Molecular Biology Program, and the School of Advanced Materials Discovery.

Research Interests: Engineering protein crystals; Engineering enzymes; Crystallographic structure determination; Biosensors, Computational protein library design; Molecular simulations; Hybrid materials; Synthetic biology; Protein structure prediction; DNA assembly design.

Honors and Awards: Outstanding Chemistry Research Achievement by a MIT Undergraduate, 2001; Hypercube Computational Chemistry Award, 2001; Phi Beta Kappa, 2001; HHMI Predoctoral Fellowship, 2001 – 2006; IBM Graduate Fellowship, 1978 – 1979; Protein Society Best Poster Awards, 2004 &  2005; Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2006-2008; KAUST Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2008-2011; George T. Abell Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award, 2015; CSU Alumni Association Best Teacher Award, 2019.  

Protein Society Service: Active member since 1998; Poster judging service, ~2007-2015; Chaired symposium on applied protein research 2016; Career development panel sessions, 2015 & 2016; Panel session on the future of rational protein design and directed evolution, 2013;