Laura L. Kiessling

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Department of Chemistry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
77 Massachusetts Avenue, 18-498
Cambridge, MA 02139-4307

Steenbock Professor of Chemistry
Laurens Anderson Professor of Biochemistry
Director of the Keck Center for Chemical Genomics
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ph.D., Yale University
Post-doctoral California Institute of Technology
Email: kiesslin@mit.edu

Honors & Awards

Alexander M. Cruickshank Award - 2015

Kavli Lecturer, American Chemical Society Meeting - 2015

Alfred Bader Award in Bioinorganic or Bioorganic Chemistry - 2014

Albert Hofmann Award, University of Zurich - 2013

Murray S. Goodman Memorial Prize, Biological Division of the ACS - 2013

Claude S. Hudson Award in Carbohydrate Chemistry - 2013

Steenbock Professor of Chemistry - 2012

James W. Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award - 2011

ACS Fellowship - 2010

Guggenheim Fellowship - 2008

Member, Wisconsin Academy of the Arts and Sciences - 2008

Wilbur Cross Award, Yale University - 2008

Vilas Associate Award, University of Wisconsin–Madison - 2008

Member, National Academy of Sciences - 2007

Member, American Academy of Microbiology - 2007

Francis P.Garvan–John M. Olin Award, American Chemical Society - 2007

Technology Achievement Award, MIT Club of Wisconsin - 2007

Harrison Howe Award, Rochester Section of the American Chemical Society - 2006

Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award in Bioorganic or Medicinal Chemistry - 2005

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences - 2003

Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science - 2002

Carbohydrate Research Award for Creativity in Carbohydrate Chemistry - 2001

H. I. Romnes Faculty Fellowship, UW-Madison - 2001

Horace Isbell Award, Carbohydrate Division of the American Chemical Society - 2000

MacArthur Foundation Fellowship - 1999-04

Lake Mills, Wisconsin Distinguished Alumni - 1999

American Chemical Society, Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award - 1999

Dowd Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA - 1999

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship - 1997-99

Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award - 1996-01

Zeneca Excellence in Chemistry Award - 1996

American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Award - 1995-97

Beckman Young Investigator Award 1994-96

National Science Foundation, National Young Investigator Award - 1994-99

Shaw Scientist Award - 1992-97

Procter and Gamble University Exploratory Research Award - 1992-95

Dow Chemicals New Faculty Award - 1992

American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowship - 1989-91

Sigma Xi  Scientific Research Society - 1981

Phi Lambda Upsilon Honorary Chemical Society - 1980

Bausch and Lomb Science Award - 1978