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

Professional Services

Member, Scientific Advisory Board, Scripps Research Institute - 2012-

Organizer, First Keystone Symposium on Chemical Biology - 2012

Member, NAS Committee on Glycoscience - 2011-2013

Member, UC-Berkeley Chemistry Visiting Committee - 2011

Member, Scientific Advisory Board of the Life Science Research Institute, Univ. MI - 2009

Member, Public Affairs Action Committee, ASBMB - 2009-2011

Member, Keystone Conferences Scientific Advisory Board - 2008-

Member, Harvard Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Board of Visitors - 2008

Member, MIT Department of Chemistry, Visiting Committee - 2007-2011

Editor-In-Chief, ACS Chemical Biology - 2005-

Member, Editorial Board, Annual Reviews of Biochemistry - 2005

Member, Selection Committee, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowships - 2003-2009

Reviewer, Dreyfus Foundation Research Grants - 2002

Member, Editorial Board, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry - 2002-2005

Representative, Division of Chemistry, American Association for the Advancement of Science - 2001-2004

Section Head, Faculty of 1000 - 2001-

Representative, Division of Chemistry, American Association for the Advancement of Science - 2001-2004

Director, Keck Center for Chemical Genomics, UW-Madison - 2001

Member, Committee on Summer Meetings, American Society for Cell Biology - 2001

Member, Editorial Board, Accounts of Chemical Research - 2001-2005

Member, Editorial Board, The Journal of the American Chemical Society - 2001-2008

Member, Editorial Board, Carbohydrate Research - 2001-2004

Chair and Speaker, Medical Glycobiology, Annual Society for Glycobiology Meeting - 2001

Member, Editorial Board, Organic Reactions - 2000-2005

Member, Chancellor Search Committee, UW-Madison - 2000

Visiting Committee, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories - 2000

Chair and Speaker, Symposium on Chemical Biology, American Society for Cell Biology, San Francisco, CA - 2000

Chair and Organizer, NSF Workshop on Frontiers in Glycoscience - 2000

Chair, NIH Bioorganic and Natural Products Chemistry Study Section - 2000-2002

Scientific Advisory Board, Promega, Inc - 1999-2003

Selection Committee for Editor of Journal of Organic Chemistry - 1999

Editorial Board, Chemistry & Biology - 1997

Member, NIH Bioorganic and Natural Products Chemistry Study Section - 1997-00

Ad Hoc Review, NIH Bioorganic and Natural Products Study Section - 1997

Reviewer, NSF Career Awards Program - 1997

Ad Hoc Reviewer, NSF Career Awards Program - 1995-97

Reviewer, Biophysics Training Programs, NIH - 1995-97

Reviewer, Biotechnology Training Programs, NIH - 1995-97

Reviewer, Chemistry-Biology Interface Training Programs, NIH - 1994-97

Reviewer, Research Opportunities for Undergraduates Program, NSF - 1994