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Glenn L Millhauser
  • Title
    • Distinguished Professor
    • Department Chair
  • Division Physical & Biological Sciences Division
  • Department
    • Chemistry & Biochemistry Department
  • Affiliations Biomolecular Science & Engineering
  • Phone
    831-459-2176 (Office), 831-459-3390 (Lab)
  • Email
  • Website
  • Office Location
    • Physical Sciences Building, 256
    • Physical Sciences Bldg 256 (Office)
    • Physical Sciences Bldg 265 (Lab)
  • Office Hours by appointment
  • Mail Stop Chemistry
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Chemistry, Biomedical Sciences, Biophysics, Biochemistry
  • Courses Chemistry 1A, Chemistry 1B, Chemistry 163A, Chemistry 163C, Chemistry 200B, Biochemistry 163B

Summary of Expertise

Electron paramagnetic resonance; nuclear magnetic resonance, prions, melanocortin receptor signaling, agouti proteins

Research Interests

We use biophysical methods to study neurological proteins, their cofactors and how misregulation contributes to disease.

Biography, Education and Training

B.S., California State University, Los Angeles
Ph.D., Cornell University
Postdoc, Cornell University

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • 1986-88  National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow
  • 1993  Van't Hoff Lectureship, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2002 UCSC Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2005  Commencement Keynote Speaker, Crown College
  • 2010  Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2012  Silver Medal for Biology and Medicine, International EPR Society
  • 2013  Distinguished Professor, Chemistry & Biochemistry
  • 2016 UCSC Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2017-18 Division of Physical and Biological Sciences Outstanding Faculty Award