Dr. José A. Villegas

Assistant Professor, Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago

Bridge to Faculty Scholar: University of Illinois Chicago

Postdoc: Weizmann Institute of Science

PhD: University of Pennsylvania

MA: Brooklyn College

BS: University of California Santa Barbara


Computational design of peptide assemblies

We are using the emergent properties of peptide assemblies to design novel therapeutics

“Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.”  

– Daniel Bell