Graduate Students

Justin Horn

Email: jmh2301 at

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Lafayette College, 2015

Research Interests: protein-polymer conjugates, photoresponsive materials


Rachel Kapelner

Email: rak2172 at

B.S. Chemical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2015

Research Interests: protein therapeutics, intracellular protein delivery


Prospective graduate students interested in pursuing research at the intersection of protein engineering, materials science, and chemical biology should apply to the Columbia Department of Chemical Engineering graduate program. Current graduate students in the Department of Chemical Engineering interested in interdisciplinary training in polymer science and biomaterials should reach out to set up a meeting.