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Hanadi Sleiman

Hanadi Sleiman

Professor Hanadi Sleiman FRS


Elected: 2023


Hanadi Sleiman is a Professor of Chemistry and Canada Research Chair in DNA Nanoscience at McGill University. She received her Ph.D. from Stanford University and was a CNRS postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Jean-Marie Lehn’s laboratory at the Université Louis Pasteur. She joined the faculty at McGill University in 1999, and her research group focuses on using the molecule DNA as a template to assemble nanostructured materials for drug delivery and diagnostics.

Sleiman is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and Associate Editor of J. Am. Chem. Soc. She received the NSERC John C. Polanyi Award (2021), the Killam Research Fellowship (2018) and the Izatt-Christensen Award in Supramolecular Chemistry (2016). Among her recognitions are the Research Corporation Cottrell STAR award (2021), Canadian Society of Chemistry R. U. Lemieux Award (2018), Netherlands Scholar Award in Supramolecular Chemistry (2018), Swiss Chemical Society Lectureship (2012), CIC E. Gordon Young Award (2011), Canadian Society of Chemistry Strem Award (2009).

Sleiman is an Editorial Advisory Board member of Chem, JOC, and ChemBioChem. She received the McGill Principal’s Prize and the Leo Yaffe Awards for Excellence in Teaching.

Professional positions

Professor of Chemistry and Canada Research Chair in DNA Nanoscience, Department of Chemistry, McGill University

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