Scripps Research Logo

Alexander Pines, PhD

Professor Adjunct
Department of Molecular Medicine
California Campus
Scripps VIVO Scientific Profile
(858) 784-8265


Ph.D. (Chemistry), Massachusetts Institute of Technology 1972
B.Sc., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem 1967

Professional Experience

2012-2017 Professor Adjunct, Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB), The Scripps Research Institute
1975-1980 Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley
1972-1975 Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Selected References

All Publications

Lowery, T. J., Garcia, S., Chavez, L., Ruiz, E. J., Wu, T., Brotin, T., Dutasta, J. P., King, D. S., Schultz, P. G., Pines, A. & Wemmer, D. E. Optimization of xenon biosensors for detection of protein interactions. (2006). ChemBioChem, 7(1), 65-73.

Spence, M. M., Ruiz, E. J., Rubin, S. M., Lowery, T. J., Winssinger, N., Schultz, P. G., Wemmer, D. E. & Pines, A. Development of a functionalized xenon biosensor. (2004). Journal of the American Chemical Society, 126(46), 15287-15294.

Lowery, T. J., Rubin, S. M., Ruiz, E. J., Spence, M. M., Winssinger, N., Schultz, P. G., Pines, A. & Wemmer, D. E. Applications of laser-polarized (129)Xe to biomolecular assays. (2003). Magnetic Resonance Imaging, 21(10), 1235-1239.

Spence, M. M., Rubin, S. M., Dimitrov, I. E., Ruiz, E. J., Wemmer, D. E., Pines, A., Yao, S. Q., Tian, F. & Schultz, P. G. Functionalized xenon as a biosensor. (2001). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 98(19), 10654-10657. PMCID: PMC58521.