Lu Chen (scientist)

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Lu Chen
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Native name Chinese: 陈路
Residence American
Fields neuroscientist
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Alma mater University of Southern California
Doctoral advisor Richard F. Thompson
Notable awards MacArthur Fellows Program
Spouse Thomas C. Südhof

Lu Chen (Chinese: 陈路) is a Chinese American neuroscientist who is an Associate Professor of Neurobiology and a member of the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at the University of California, Berkeley.[1]


She was born and raised in China. She graduated from the University of Southern California with a PhD in neuroscience. She studied with Dr. Richard F. Thompson.[2]

Her husband is Thomas C. Südhof, a Nobel laureate in physiology and medicine and a professor at Stanford University. Her former husband is a Chinese professor of neurobiology, also at Berkeley.