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Chelsea Anorma

BSc Chemistry, University of California Irvine


PhD Student in Chemistry (Chemical Biology)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Springborn Fellow


Graduate College Fellow


5. Cheng J, Bo Y, Zhou J, Cai K, Wang Y, Feng Y, Li W, Jiang Y, Kuo S, Roy J, Anorma C, Gardner SH, Luu LM, Lau G, Chan J, Wang H. Leveraging intracellular ALDH1A1 activity for selective cancer stem-like cells labeling and targeted treatment via click reaction. PNAS 2023, In-Press.

4. Tapia Hernandez R, Forzano JA, Lucero MY, Anorma C, Chan J. Acoustogenic probes: A demonstration to introduce the photoacoustic effect via analyte sensing. J. Chem. Educ. 2021, 98, 2618–2624.

3. Anorma C, Hedhli J, Bearrood TE, Pino NW, Gardner SH, Inaba H,  Zhang P, Li Y, Feng D, Dibrell SE, Kilian KA, Dobrucki LW, Fan TM and Chan J. Surveillance of cancer stem cell plasticity using an isoform-selective fluorescent probe for aldehyde dehydrogenase 1A1. ACS Cent. Sci. 2018, 4, 1045-1055.

2. Roskamp KW, Montelongo DM, Anorma CD, Bandak DN, Chua JA, Malecha KT, Martin RW. Multiple Aggregation Pathways in Human γS-Crystallin and Its Aggregation-Prone G18V Variant. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2017, 58, 2397-2405. 

1. Roth A, Li H, Anorma C, Chan J. A reaction-based fluorescent probe for imaging of formaldehyde in living cells. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137, 10890-10893.


Select Awards

2. NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (2016)

1. Ellen Chow Memorial ORP Competition Co-Winner (2015)

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