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David W. Christianson, PhD

Degree and Institution

PhD, Harvard University, 1987

Faculty Title

Roy and Diana Vagelos Professor in Chemistry and Chemical Biology

Department

Chemistry

Research Expertise

Structural aspects of the mechanisms of hydrolytic metalloenzymes such as carbonic anhydrase II and Mn2+2-arginase. Structural and chemical biology of terpenoid biosynthesis and metabolism. Structural and chemical biology of arginine metabolism in cancer.

Honors and Awards

Underwood Fellowship, Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, 2006 - 2007.

Senior Investigator Award, Sandler Program for Asthma Research, 2006 - 2009.

Fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, 2006 - 2007.

Pfizer Award in Enzyme Chemistry, American Chemical Society, 1999.

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, 1993 - 1994.

Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 1992 - 1994.

Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 1989 - 1992.

Searle Scholar Award, Chicago Community Trust, 1989 - 1992.

Publications
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Contact Information

Researcher/Clinician:
David W. Christianson

Department of Chemistry
Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories, Room 2001
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323

Office Phone: 898-5714
Fax: 573-2201

Mailing Address:
David W. Christianson

Department of Chemistry
Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories, Room 2001
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323

Office Phone: 898-5714
Appointment Phone: 898-5714
Fax: 573-2201