The Power List 2018 – Masters of the Bench
Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University
Carolyn has been recognized for both her research and teaching accomplishments, including the Lemelson-MIT award for inventors, the Ernst Schering Prize and the Arthur C. Cope Award. Her lab studies the glycobiology underlying diseases including cancer, inflammatory disorders and infectious disease, and also works to develop new ways to perform controlled chemical reactions within living systems. Several of these technologies have go on to see commercial use, and Carolyn has worked with several biotechnology start-ups.