Jerry Yang

Prof. Jerry Yang

Office: PACH 6100C

Phone: (858) 534-6006


Education and Appointments

2009-              Associate Professor, UCSD, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

2003-2009     Assistant Professor, UCSD, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

2001-2003     Postdoc, Harvard University (advisor: George M. Whitesides)

2001                Ph.D., Columbia University (advisor: Ronald Breslow)

1995                B.S., University of California, Berkeley (advisor: Darleane Hoffman)

Awards and Academic Honors

2011                  California HIV/AIDS IDEA Award

2009                  NSF CAREER Award

2008                  Alzheimer’s Association New Investigator Award

2007                  American Cancer Society Research Scholar

2006                  Hellman Fellow

2006                  Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partnership Award

2004                  UCSD Faculty Career Development Award

2004                  Thieme Journal Award, Synthesis and Synlett

2001                  Hammett Award for excellence in research, Columbia University

2001                  Ph.D. with Distinction, Columbia University

1999-2001       EPA NCERQA STAR graduate fellowship

1999                  Bristol-Myers Squibb graduate fellowship

1998                  Sylvia and Victor G. Fourman graduate fellowship

1998                  Jack Miller Award for excellence in teaching, Columbia University

1995-1996       Outstanding Teaching Award, U.C. Berkeley

1995                  B.S. with Honors, University of California, Berkeley