Christian Metallo, PhD


Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory

Christian Metallo
Salk Institute for Biological Studies - News


Salk scientists receive 2022 Mark Foundation Endeavor Award to study lung cancer

LA JOLLA—Professors Reuben Shaw, Susan Kaech, Christian Metallo and Alan Saghatelian have received a 2022 Mark Foundation for Cancer Research Endeavor Award to support their research exploring the metabolic changes …

Distinguished bioengineer Christian Metallo to join Salk as a full professor

LA JOLLA—The Salk Institute welcomes bioengineer Christian Metallo, who will join the Salk faculty as a full professor in July 2021. He is currently an associate professor of bioengineering at …


BS, Chemical Engineering, University of Pennsylvania
MS, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
PhD, Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Awards & Honors

  • Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows, 2021
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 2018
  • NSF CAREER Award, 2015
  • American Association of Clinical Chemistry Outstanding Speaker Award, 2015
  • Searle Scholar Award, 2013
  • Hellman Faculty Fellowship, Hellman Family Foundation, 2013
  • Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award, BMES, 2012
  • American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009
  • NIH Biotechnology Graduate Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004