Professor Nancy L. AllbrittonFrank & Julie Jungers Dean of Engineering and Professor of Bioengineering, University of Washington

    Nancy L. Allbritton is the Frank & Julie Jungers Dean of Engineering and Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Washington in Seattle. Her research focuses on the development of novel technologies for applications in single-cell analysis, micro-arrays and fluidics, and organ-on-chip and has led to 15 commercial products and formation of four companies based on her research discoveries (including Protein Simple, Cell Microsystems, and Altis Biosystems).

    Dr. Allbritton is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Institute for Medical & Biological Engineering, and the National Academy of Inventors. She has received numerous awards including an NIH Director’s Transformative Award for her pioneering work in building functional microscale replicas of the digestive tract, the American Chemical Society Award in Chemical Instrumentation, the Ralph Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry, and the Edward Kidder Graham Award for Leadership and Service.