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Professor Roush received his bachelor's degree in chemistry, summa cum laude, from the University of California Los Angeles in 1974, where he performed undergraduate work with Scripps Research Professor Julius Rebek, Jr. He received his Ph.D. degree in chemistry from Harvard University in 1977 and after an additional year as a postdoctoral associate at Harvard, he joined the faculty of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an assistant professor. He moved to Indiana University in 1987 and was promoted to professor in 1989 and distinguished professor in 1995. Two years later, he went to the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor as the Warner Lambert/Parke Davis Professor of Chemistry. He served as chair of the University of Michigan's Department of Chemistry from 2002-2004. In 2004 Professor Roush relocated with his group to the Jupiter, Florida campus of the Scripps Research Institute where he currently serves as Professor of Chemistry, Associate Dean of the TSRI graduate program and Executive Director of Medicinal Chemistry.