Phil S. Baran

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Phil S. Baran
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Baran in 2013
Born Aug 10, 1977
Denville, NJ
Nationality American
Fields Chemistry
Institutions Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology
Alma mater Lake Sumter Community College (A.A., 1995)
New York University (B.S., 1997)
Scripps Research Institute (Ph.D., 2001)

Phil S. Baran (born 1977) is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the Scripps Research Institute and Member of the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology.[1] He received his B.S. in chemistry from New York University in 1997 and his Ph.D. from The Scripps Research Institute in 2001, under the supervision of K.C. Nicolaou. He did his postdoctoral fellowship in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate E. J. Corey at Harvard University.

He is a prolific author, with over 130 published scientific articles. He has several patents.

His work is focused on synthesizing complex organic compounds, the development of new reactions,[2] and the development of new reagents.[3]

Awards and Honors[edit]

  • Mukaiyama Award, 2014
  • MacArthur Fellowship, 2013
  • Royal Society of Chemistry Synthetic Organic Chemistry Award, 2013
  • ACS San Diego Section Distinguished Scientist Award, 2012
  • ISHC Katritzky Heterocyclic Chemistry Award, 2011
  • Thieme–IUPAC Prize in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, 2010
  • ACS Award in Pure Chemistry, 2010
  • Sackler Prize, 2009
  • Novartis Lecturer, 2007 – 2008
  • Hirata Gold Medal, 2007
  • National Fresenius Award, 2007
  • Pfizer Award for Creativity in Organic Chemistry, 2006
  • Beckman Young Investigators Award, 2006
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow, 2006-2008
  • BMS Unrestricted "Freedom to Discover" Grant, 2006 - 2010
  • NSF Career, 2006 - 2010
  • Eli Lilly Young Investigator Award, 2005 - 2006
  • AstraZeneca Excellence in Chemistry Award, 2005
  • DuPont Young Professor Award, 2005
  • Roche Excellence in Chemistry Award, 2005
  • Amgen Young Investigator Award, 2005
  • Searle Scholar Award, 2005
  • GlaxoSmithKline Chemistry Scholar Award, 2005-2006
  • Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry, ACS, 2003
  • National Institutes of Health Post-Doctoral Fellowship Award, Harvard, 2001 - 2003
  • Hoffmann-La Roche Award for Excellence in Organic Chemistry, 2000
  • Lesly Starr Shelton Award for Excellence in Chemistry Graduate Studies, 2000
  • National Science Foundation Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award, Scripps, 1998-2001

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