Jana Shen, PhD


Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences

School Affiliation

School of Pharmacy


  • Chemical and Biological Discovery
  • Data Science


Dr. Shen earned her PhD from the University of Minnesota at Twin Cities before completing her postdoc at The Scripps Research Institute. Her current research areas include the development of molecular simulation and data science tools; molecular mechanisms of kinases, proteases, proton-coupled transmembrane channels/transporters, GPCRs; and pH-responsive materials based on polysaccharides. Among her honors and awards are a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation in 2011.

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This information was last updated January 5, 2023.