Huifen Chen, Ph.D., is a Senior Scientist in the Computational Drug Design group at Genentech. She received a M.A. degree in Chemistry and Ph.D. degree in Molecular Biophysics from Columbia University. After her postdoctoral training at the University of Chicago, she moved to San Diego and worked at a biotech company as a molecular modeler. In 1999 she moved to Parke-Davies (later changed to Pfizer Ann Arbor Laboratories) and worked there for 8 years as a Principal and later Senior Principal Scientist. After joining Genentech Discovery Chemistry Department in 2007, she has worked on many targets and contributed to the discovery of 9 clinical candidates and several candidate quality molecules. Her current work primarily focuses on supporting drug discovery projects using molecular modeling and data analysis techniques.