The Skaggs Institute
for Chemical Biology
Staff Awards and Activities
Barbas, C.F. III—Arthur
C. Cope Scholar Award, American Chemical Society; Tetrahedron Young Investigator
Award, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry; Fellow, American Association for the
Advancement of Science; In-Cites Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson Scientific, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania; Member, Faculty in Chemical Biology, Faculty of 1000, Biology
Reports, Ltd.; Editorial Boards, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters,
Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry.
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Chemistry Section.
Annual Wallace H. Coulter Award for Lifetime Achievement in Hematology, American
Society of Hematology; AABB Karl Landsteiner Award and Lectureship; Donald I. Feinstein
Distinguished Lecturer, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California;
Member, National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies,
American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Chairman, Scientific Advisory Board, Burnham
Institute for Medical Research; Member, Scientific Advisory Boards, Edwards Lifesciences,
iMetrikus, Optimer Pharmaceuticals; Contributing Editor, Blood Cells, Molecules
and Diseases; Associate Editor, Acta Haematologica.
Lecturer, Notre Dame University, Norte Dame, Indiana; Wyeth Lecturer, University
of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland; Editor-in-Chief, Bioorganic and Medicinal
Chemistry Letters; Editorial Boards, Tetrahedron Publications, Organic Reactions,
Current Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, Current Drugs.
Macromolecular Structure and Function Study Section E, National Institutes of Health;
Associate Editor, Journal of Biological Chemistry; Editorial Board, RNA.
Head, Faculty in Chemical Biology, Faculty of 1000, Biology Reports, Ltd.;
American Regional Editor, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry; Editorial Boards,
Chemical Reviews, Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Combinatorial Chemistry Research
and Applications, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters, Combinatorial Chemistry
National Academy of Sciences; Member, Committee on International Security and Arms
Control, National Academy of Sciences; Member, External Advisory Board, Beckman
Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California; Head, Faculty
in Chemical Biology, Faculty of 1000, Biology Reports, Ltd.; Associate Editor,
Evolutionary Computation, Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere.
du Vigneaud Award, American Peptide Society.
W. Beams Memorial Lecture in Biophysics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville,
Virginia; K.T. Wang Bioorganic Chemistry Lectureship, Taipei, Taiwan; Editorial
Boards, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry, Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry
Letters, Catalysis Technology, Drug Targeting and Delivery, Journal of Virology,
Molecular Biology and Medicine, Molecular Medicine, Vaccine, Angewandte Chemie.
of Excellence, Western Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society; August-Wilhelm-von-Hofmann-Denkmünze
Award; Marvel Lecturer, University of Illinois at Urbana, Champaign, Illinois; Creigee
Lecturer, University of Karlsruhe, Germany; Behringer Simon Lecturer, ETH, Zürich,
Switzerland; Co-Editor-in-Chief, Chemistry and Biology; Editorial Boards,
Tetrahedron Publications, Synthesis, Carbohydrate Letters, Chemistry—A European
Journal, Perspectives in Drug Discovery and Design, Indian Journal of Chemistry,
Section B, Combinatorial Chemistry High-Throughput Screening, Current Opinion
in Bioorganic Chemistry, Current Organic Chemistry, Organic Letters, ChemBioChem,
Chemistry and Biodiversity, Bulletin for the Chemical Society of Japan, Chemistry—An
Asian Journal, International Journal of Oncology.
Rebek, J., Jr.—Ta-shue
Chou Award, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Joullie Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Marker Lecture, University of Maryland, College Park,
Maryland; Member, Wittgenstein Prize Committee; Editorial Boards, Chemistry and
Biology, Current Opinion in Chemistry and Biology, Journal of Supramolecular Chemistry.
Doctorate, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong, China; Nobel
Laureate Lectures, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia; Editorial Boards, Advanced
Synthesis and Catalysis, Arkivoc, Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, Bulletin
of the Chemical Society of Japan, Chemistry—An Asian Journal, Chirality, Current
Opinion in Drug Discovery and Development, Current Drug Discovery Technologies,
Enantiomer, Organic Letters, Synlett, Topics in Stereochemistry.
Editor, Annual Reviews of Biophysics and Biomolecular Structure; Editorial
Boards, ACS Chemical Biology, RNA, Molecular Cell, Chemistry and Biology, Structure.
Doctorate of Science, University of St. Andrews, Scotland; Fellow, Royal Society
of London; Corresponding Fellow, Royal Society of Edinburgh; Member, American Academy
of Arts and Sciences; Member, Board of Directors, Keystone Symposia; Associate Editor, Journal of Molecular Biology, Immunity;
Editorial Boards, Science, Journal of Experimental Medicine.
Cotton Medal for Excellence in Chemical Research, American Chemical Society; Scientific
Advisor, Max-Planck-Institute, Dortmund, Germany; Editor-in-Chief, Bioorganic
and Medicinal Chemistry; Chair, Executive Board of Editors, Tetrahedron Publications;
Editorial Boards, Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, Biocatalysis, Advanced
Synthesis and Catalysis.
Medal, Lorne Conference on Protein Structure and Function, Lorne, Australia; Fellow,
International Society of Magnetic Resonance; Member, National Academy of Sciences;
Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Molecular Biology; Editorial Boards, Biochemistry,
Current Opinion in Structural Biology, Journal of Biomolecular NMR.
of Medicine honoris causa, University of Pécs, Hungary; Doctor of Chemistry
honoris causa, Universidad del Norte, Asunción, Paraguay; Doctor honoris causa,
Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia; Laurea Specialistica in Biotechnology
honoris causa, University of Verona, Italy; Docteur honoris causa, Université
René Descartes, Paris, France; Irving L. Schwartz Lecture, Mount Sinai School
of Medicine, New York, New York; Aline U. and James M. Orten Memorial Lecture, Wayne
State University, Detroit, Michigan; Philip Handler Lecture, Duke University Medical
Center, Durham, North Carolina; Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Biomolecular NMR;
Associate Editor, Advanced Science Letters; Editorial Boards, Biochimie,
Biomolecular NMR Assignments, Biopolymers, ChemBioChem, Chemical Physics Letters,
Current Opinion in Structural Biology, IUBMB Life, Journal of Magnetic Resonance,
Journal of Membrane Biology, Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics, Proteins,