Gregory A. Weiss

 

Institutional Contact

University of California, Irvine

Biography

Gregory Weiss earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from U.C. Berkeley and Harvard, respectively. As a National Research Service Award fellow, he pursued post-doctoral studies at Genentech. In 2000, he joined the faculty at UC Irvine where his laboratory focuses on the interface between chemistry and biology, including the study of membrane proteins, anti-viral drug resistance, and bioelectronics. Tenured in 2006, he is currently a full Professor. His awards include Outstanding Professor in the School of Physical Sciences at UC Irvine (selected by the graduating students) and Beckman Foundation Young Investigator. Selected by the US NAS to represent young scientists from the US at the World Economic Forum meeting in Dalian, China, he was recently elected Co-Chair of the new Global Young Academy.