Welcome! The Backus Lab is a young Chemical Biology research group at UCLA. We focus on Chemical Immunology, specifically the development and application of new chemical tools to manipulate the human immune system.
11/2018 Welcome to George, Sunny, and Ernest, our second group of chemistry rotation students.
10/2018 Welcome to Neil, Danielle, and Chloe, our first chemistry rotation students.
08/2018 Sean joins the lab as Postdoc #2!
07/2018 Taylor joins us for the summer.
06/2018 Jian joins the lab as our first Postdoc! Welcome to LA!
06/2018 Maria is selected for the CBI training grant. Congrats!
06/2018 The lab is excited to welcome Maria back to start her PhD!
03/2018 Jose joins the lab as our first graduate student.
01/2018 Backus Lab established! Brie and Sam join as our founding members.