Jerry Yang

Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry
and Materials Science and Engineering

University of California San Diego 

Office: Pacific Hall 6100C
Phone: 858-534-6006

2001                   Ph.D., Columbia University (with Prof. Ronald Breslow)
2000                   M.Phil., Columbia University
1998                   M.A., Columbia University
1995                   B.S., University of California, Berkeley

2018-present   Professor, UCSD Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
2014-2016        Founder and Board of Directors, Amydis Diagnostics
2012-2013        Visiting Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
2009-2018        Associate Professor, UCSD Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
2003-2009        Assistant Professor, UCSD Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
2001-2003        Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University (with Prof. George M. Whitesides)

Awards and Academic Honors
2011                  California HIV/AIDS IDEA Award
2009                  NSF CAREER Award
2008                  Alzheimer's Association New Investigator Award
2007                  American Cancer Society Research Scholar
2006                  Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partnership Award
2006                  Hellman Fellow
2004                  UCSD Faculty Career Development Award
2004                  Thieme Journal Award, Synthesis and Synlett
2001                  Ph.D. with Distinction, Columbia University
2001                  Hammett Award for excellence in research, Columbia University
1999-2001        EPA NCERQA STAR graduate fellowship
1999                  Bristol-Myers Squibb graduate fellowship
1998                  Sylvia and Victor G. Fourman graduate fellowship
1998                  Jack Miller Award for excellence in teaching, Columbia University
1995-1996       Outstanding Teaching Award, U.C. Berkeley
1995                 B.S. with Honors, U.C. Berkeley

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