Thomas C. Bruice is a professor of chemistry and biochemistry at University of California, Santa Barbara. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1974. He is a pioneering researcher in the area of chemical biology, and is one of the 50 most cited chemists.
Bruice earned both his B.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Southern California. He carried out post-doctoral work at University of California, Los Angeles. He has been a faculty member at Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, and Cornell University. He joined the faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1964.
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