Institution and Location
Field of Study
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
Chemistry (w/Honors)
Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
Organic Chemistry
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
NIH Postdoc Fellow
Natural Products Chemistry

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow, 1981-1985
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar, 1981-1986
  • Paul Dawson Biotechnology Award, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 1998
  • Silverstein-Simeone Award of the International Society of Chemical Ecology, 2001
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2005 – 
  • TIAA-CREF ‘Greater Good Award’ for 2006-2007
  • State of Utah Governor’s Medal for Science and Technology, 2006 
  • Volwiler Research Award, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 2008
  • Rooster Prize for Therapeutic uses of Hyaluronan, International Society for Hyaluronan Science, 2010
  • University of Utah Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Research Award, 2010
  • Editorial Advisory Board, Science Translational Medicine, 2011- 
  • Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, 2013- 
  • University of Utah Distinguished Innovation and Impact Award, 2014
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2018
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