David Agard

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David A. Agard
Alma materYale University (B.S., 1975)
California Institute of Technology (Ph.D., 1980)
University of California, San Francisco (Postdoctoral, 1980)
MRC Laboratory (Postdoctoral, 1981–82)
Known forProtein Folding
AwardsPresidential Young Investigator's Award[1] (1983–1991)
Sidhu Award for Outstanding Contributions to Crystallography[1] (1986)
Scientific career
Cell Biology
InstitutionsCalifornia Institute of Technology (1975–1978)
University of California, San Francisco (1980) (1983– )
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (1981)

David A. Agard Ph.D. is a Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, San Francisco. He earned his B.S. in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics from Yale University and his Ph.D. in biological chemistry from California Institute of Technology. His research is focused on understanding the basic principles of macromolecular structure and function. He is a Scientific Director of the Institute for Bioengineering, Biotechnology, and Quantitative Biomedical Research and has been a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator since 1986.



  1. ^ a b "David A. Agard, PhD". UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. University of California San Francisco. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  2. ^ "A". Members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences: 1780–2012 (PDF).
  3. ^ "72 new members chosen by academy" (Press release). National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 1 May 2007. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Bijvoet Medal". Bijvoet Center for Biomolecular Research. Retrieved 2018-04-24.

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