Centenary Prize 2011 Winner

Professor G Marius Clore
G. Marius Clore
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health

Awarded for his pioneering work on the development of NMR for the structural characterisation of biological macromolecules. His recent work on weakly interacting complexes provides unique insights into macromolecular recognition.

About the Winner

Born June 6, 1955, London, U.K.; Dual British and US citizenship (naturalized 1996).

BSc. in Biochemistry (1st class honors), University College London 1976; MB.BS University College Hospital Medical School 1979; Ph.D., National Institute for Medical Research, London 1982. House Physician, University College Hospital London (1979); House Surgeon, St Charles Hospital (St. Mary’s Hospital Group), London (1980); Scientific Staff, MRC National Institute for Medical Research, London (1980-1984); Head, Biological NMR Group, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany (1984-1988); Senior Investigator, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, NIH (1988-present); Chief, Protein NMR Section, Laboratory of Chemical Physics, NIDDK, NIH (1991–present). Editorial Boards: Structure (1993-), Protein Science (1994-1999), Journal of Magnetic Resonance (1998-present), Journal of Biological Chemistry (1996-2001; 2002-2007; 2009-2014).

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (1990); Scientific Achievement Award (Biological Sciences) of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1990); Distinguished Young Scientist Award of the Maryland Academy of Sciences (1990); Fellow of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1991); National Institutes of Health Director's Award (1992); National Institutes of Health Lecture (1993); Dupont-Merck Young Investigator Award of the Protein Society (1993); The Harrington Lecture, National Institute for Medical Research (1996); Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1999); Original member, Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) Highly Cited Researchers Database, Biology and Biochemistry Section and Chemistry Section (2001); Member of the Lister Institute for Preventive Medicine (2003); Fellow of the Biophysical Society (2009); NIDDK Nancy Nossal Scientific Mentorship Award (2009); Hillebrand Award of the American Chemical Society, Washington DC Chapter (2010); Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2010).

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