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Tiffany Chen

BSc., UC Berkeley, 2016

A. B., Harvard University

Tiffany grew up in the sunny suburbs of Los Angeles and migrated east for college, where she received an A.B. from Harvard in anthropology. Returning to the west coast, she got her start in chemistry working on transannular and [6+4] cycloadditions in the Houk lab at UCLA. She moved to the Bay area in 2014 and worked on trifluoromethyl gold complexes in the Toste group at UC Berkeley, where she received a second Bachelor’s degree. Venturing back to the east coast, she joined the MacMillan group at Princeton in 2016 to conduct research in metallaphotoredox catalysis. In her free time, Tiffany enjoys trying new foods, traveling, running, hiking, all varieties of music, and transcontinental moves.

Fun Facts
  • Tiffany has ridden in a camel caravan.
  • Tiffany can play the oboe (but not well).
  • Tiffany’s favorite foods are sushi, dondurma, Peking duck, and anything from Taiwanese night markets.