Gregory A. Weiss

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Professor, Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
School of Biological Sciences
Vice Chair, Chemistry
School of Physical Sciences
Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
PH.D., Harvard University, 1997
OTH, University of California, Berkeley
Phone: (949) 824-5566
University of California, Irvine
Office: 4122 Natural Sciences 1
Mailing: 1102 NS-2, Dept. of Chemistry, UCI
Mail Code: 2025
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Bioorganic chemistry, chemical biology, protein engineering, molecular biology, biochemistry, biophysics, bioengineering and diagnostics
1997-2000, Genentech, Inc.
Research Abstract
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Awards and Honors
2020-2022, Faculty Innovation Fellow at UCI
2019, Industry-University Partnership Award presented by the UCI Institute for Clinical and Translational Sciences
2018, UCI’s Entrepreneurial Leader of the Year
2022, Faculty Mentor Award, UCI School of Biological Sciences
2021, Chancellor’s Award for Undergraduate Research
2020, Honorary Member of the Young Academy of Spain
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)
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Graduate Programs
Chemical Biology
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