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Wendell Lim, PhD

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lim_wendell

Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology
Biochemistry & Biophysics and Pharm. Chem
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

lim@cmp.ucsf.edu

Phone: (415) 502-8080
Box 2240, UCSF
San Francisco, CA 94143-2240

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Education

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, AB, 1986, Chemistry
Mass. Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, PhD, 1991, Biochem & Biophysics
Yale University, New Haven, CT, Postdoc, 1992-1996, Biophysics & Biochem


Professional Experience

  • 1996-2000
    Assistant Professor, Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
  • 2000-2003
    Associate Professor, Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
  • 2003-present Professor, Department of Cellular & Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF
  • 2006-present
    Deputy Director, NSF Synthetic Biology Engineering Research Center
  • 2006-present
    Director, UCSF/UCB NIH Nanomedicine Development Center
  • 2008-present
    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • 2010-present
    Director, UCSF Center for Systems & Synthetic Biology (NIH Natl. SysBio Center)

Honors & Awards

  • 1982
    Westinghouse Science Talent Search
  • 1986
    Blumberg Creative Science Award, Harvard College
  • 1988-1991
    Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellowship
  • 1992-1994
    Helen Hay Whitney Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1994-1996
    Patrick & Catherine W. Donaghue Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1997
    Burroughs Wellcome Fund New Investigator in the Pharmacological Sciences
  • 1997
    Searle Foundation Scholar
  • 1997
    David and Lucille Packard Fellow in Science and Engineering
  • 2001
    Kirsch Foundation Medical Investigator
  • 2005-present
    Board of Advisors, Burroughs Wellcome Fund Scientific Interfaces Program
  • 2005
    Plenary Lecturer, Proteins Gordon Conference
  • 2006
    Rogers Family Foundation Award
  • 2006-present
    Board of Scientific Counselors, National Cancer Institute
  • 2009
    Keynote Speaker, National Academies Keck Futures Initiative, Synthetic Biology Conf.
  • 2009
    National Academies Committee, “A New Biology for the 21st Century”
  • 2010
    Hans Neurath Award, Protein Society
  • 2011
    NSF Synthetic Aesthetics Fellow, exchange between scientists and artists/designers
  • 2012
    Wired SmartList: 50 people who will change the world
  • 2012
    Frederic M. Richards Memorial Lecture

Selected Publications

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