Julius Rebek Jr.#

Email:jrebek 'at' scripps.edu
Membership Number:2308
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES

Present and Previous Positions
  • 1996–present Director, Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA
  • 1991-1996 Camille Dreyfus Prof. of Chemistry Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • 1989-1991 Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • 1980-1989 Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1976-1979 Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1970-1976 Assistant Professor, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Fields of Scholarship

  • Expert on molecular self-assembly
  • In recent years Rebek has pursued synthetic protein surface mimetics.[10] Through a collaboration with Tamas Bartfai, these show promising biological activity in animal models of diseases.

Honours and Awards

  • 2005: European Academy of Science (Academia Europaea) Member
  • 2005: Medal of the National Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts; Modena, Italy
  • 2005: Medal of the Academy of Sciences; Prague, Czech Republic
  • 2004: Ronald Breslow Award for Achievement in Biomimetic Chemistry (American Chemical Society)
  • 2002: Chemical Pioneer Award (American Institute of Chemists)
  • 2001: Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1997: James Flack Norris Award in Physical Organic Chemistry (American Chemical Society)
  • 1996: MERIT Award (National Institutes of Health)
  • 1994: National Academy of Science
  • 1993: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1991: A.C. Cope Scholar Award
  • 1990: Myron L. Bender and Muriel S. Bender Distinguished Summer Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, Northwestern University
  • 1986: Guggenheim Fellow
  • 1981: Alexander von Humboldt Fellow
  • 1976-1978: A.P. Sloan Fellow
  • 1976-1974: Eli Lilly Award
  • 1967-1970: National Science Foundation pre-doctoral fellow

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