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院士簡歷


Division of Life Sciences


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Wah Chiu
Election Year 2008
2575 Sand Hill Road,
Arrillaga Science Center, Room 2074
MS27, SSRL
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Menlo Park, CA 94025
USA
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Current Positions
  • Professor of Bioengineering, Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University
  • Director of CryoEM and Bioimaging Division and Professor of Photon Science, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Education
  • B.A. in Physics, University of California, Berkeley (1969)
  • Ph.D. in Biophysics, University of California, Berkeley (1975)
Professional Experience
  • Staff Biophysicist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley (1977-79)
  • Asst. to Assoc. Professor, Depts of Cell & Dev Bio and Biochem, Univ Arizona, Tucson (1979-1988)
  • Professor, Departments of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Molecular Virology & Microbiology, Molecular Physiology & Biophysics, and Molecular & Cell Biology, Baylor College of Medicine (1988-2017)
  • Founding Director, National Center for Macromolecular Imaging (1988-2019)
  • Founding Co-Director, Keck Center for Computational Biology, BCM, Rice Univ, Univ of Houston, MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Health Sci Center and UT Galveston Medical Branch (1990-2017)
  • Founding Director, Ph.D. Program in Struct. & Comp. Biol. & Mol. Biophys., Baylor College of Medicine (1993-2016)
  • Advisory Board: RCSB-Protein Data Bank (2005-present); Swiss National Science Foundation (2007-present); Integrated Structural Biology Infrastructure for Europe: INSTRUCT (2010-present); Institute of Biological Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2010-present); Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany (2013-2017); St Jude Children’s Research Hospital Structural Biology division (2015-2017); Biozentrum, Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2016-present)
Specialties
  • Structural and Computational Biophysics
Awards and Honors
  • Award of Merit from Oakland City Council (1972)
  • Presidential Scholar of Electron Microscopy Society of America (1974)
  • Guggenheim Fellow (1986)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Research Prize (1996)
  • Alvin Romansky Chair of Biochemistry (1996)
  • Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (1999)
  • Chinese Biophysicists Network Award (2003)
  • Elected Academician, Academia Sinica, Taiwan (2008)
  • Distinguished Service Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, (2010)
  • Elected Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences (2012)
  • Distinguished Scientist Award, Microscopy Society of America (2014)