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Research

 

 

Kevan M. Shokat, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Department Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco

Department of Chemistry, University of California Berkeley

 

Education

1986    B.A.    Chemistry  - Reed College, Portland, OR

1991    Ph.D.   Chemistry  - University of California, Berkeley, CA 

 

Professional Experience

2010 - Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF          

2005 - Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

2004 - Vice-Chair, Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF

2001 - Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF

2001 - Professor of Chemistry, UC Berkeley

1999 - Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, UCSF

1999 - Associate Professor of Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley

1998-99 - Associate Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Princeton University

1994-98 - Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Molecular Biology, Princeton University

1992-94 - Advisor: Prof. Christopher C. Goodnow, Stanford University Investigation of mechanisms of immune self-tolerance in transgenic mice. 

1986-91 - Advisor: Prof. Peter G. Schultz, UC Berkeley Design and synthesis of haptens for the generation of catalytic antibodies.  Thesis Title: New Routes to Catalytic Antibodies. 

 

Awards

2010 - Elected, National Academy of Sciences           

2010 - Society for Biomolecular Sciences Accomplishment Award

2006 - UCSF 2nd Annual PSA-sponsored Outstanding Mentor Award                 

2003 - Thomas Edison Patent Award

2002 - Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry

2001 - Protein Society Young Investigator

1999-2001 - Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow

1997-98 - Glaxo-Wellcome Scholar in Organic Chemistry

1997-00 - Cottrell Scholar

1997-00 - Searle Scholar

1996-00 - Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences

1995-97 - NSF Early Career Development Award

1992-94 - Life Sciences Research Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellow

1989-90 - UC Berkeley University Fellowship 

1986-87 - UC Berkeley Regents Fellowship

1986  - Phi Beta Kappa - Reed College

 

Editorial Boards:

2001 - Associate Editor, Molecular and Cellular Proteomics

2002 - Associate Editor, Chemistry and Biology

2003 - International Editorial Advisory Board, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry


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