Gregory A. Weiss

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Professor, Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences

Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
School of Biological Sciences

PH.D., Harvard University, 1997
B.S., 1992, University of California, Berkeley

Phone: (949) 824-5566
Fax: (949) 824-8571

University of California, Irvine
4122 Natural Sciences 1
Mail Code: 2025
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Bioorganic chemistry, chemical biology, protein engineering, molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering and diagnostics
Academic Distinctions
2015, Ig Nobel Prize in Chemistry for leading the team that “unboiled an egg”
2013, Short-listed textbook (Introduction to Bioorganic Chemistry and Chemical Biology by D.L. Van Vranken and G.A. Weiss) by the Society of Biology in the best undergraduate textbook category
2013, Elected Fellow of the AAAS
2007-2008, Outstanding Professor from the U.C. Irvine School of Physical Sciences, selected by the graduating seniors
2004, U.C. Irvine, School of Physical Sciences, Award for Contributions to Undergraduate Education
2002-2004, Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Young Investigator
1997, NIH Post-doctoral fellowship (funding returned to the NIH)
1997-2000, Genentech, Inc.
Research Abstract
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Graduate Programs
Chemical Biology

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