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Prof. Edward A. Dennis University of California San Diego, USA1 Talk
Edward A. Dennis is Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry and of Pharmacology in the School of Medicine at the University of California at San Diego (UCSD). He received his BA from Yale University in 1963, a PhD from Harvard University in 1967, an honorary Doctorate in Medicine from Goethe... read moreUniversity in Frankfurt in 2008, and served as a Research Fellow at Harvard Medical School from 1967-69. At UCSD, he has served as Chair of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, as Chair of the Faculty Academic Senate, and on the Board of Overseers. He has authored over 350 original research publications, patented 15 inventions, and edited 13 books. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Lipid Research and Director of the LIPID MAPS Consortium. Dr. Dennis was named an inaugural Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in 1984 and was the recipient of the American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology's Avanti Award in Lipid Enzymology in 2000, the European Federation for Lipid Science and Technology's European Lipid Science Award in 2007, and Yale University's Yale Medal in 2008.