Bio

Bio


Adam White is a postdoctoral research fellow in the department of Genetics, jointly supervised by Polly Fordyce and Stephen Quake. He is also the director of the Stanford Microfluidics Foundry. His research focuses on the development of spectrally encoded beads for multiplexed biological assays. Adam received his PhD in Genome Science and Technology from the University of British Columbia for developing integrated microfluidic devices for high-throughput single cell reverse transcription quantitative PCR.

Honors & Awards


  • Jump Start Award for Excellence in Research, Stanford University (2016)
  • Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) (2012)
  • Four-Year Fellowship, University of British Columbia (2010)
  • Paul Geyer Graduate Award in Biomedical Engineering, University of British Columbia (2009)
  • Junior Research Trainee, Michael Smith Foundation for Health (2008)
  • Dean of Science Scholarship, University of British Columbia (2006)
  • Undergraduate Scholar Program Scholarship, University of British Columbia (2001)

Professional Education


  • Postdoc, Stanford University, Genetics (2016)
  • PhD, University of British Columbia, Genome Science and Technology (2016)
  • MASc, University of British Columbia, Biomedical Engineering (2010)
  • BSc, University of British Columbia, Physics (2007)

Stanford Advisors


Research & Scholarship

Lab Affiliations