!!!Chris Somerville
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__Present and Previous Positions__
*2014-present Adjunct Professor, Department of Arid Land Agriculture, Faculty of Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
*2009-present Philomathia Chair in Alternative Energy, UC Berkeley
*2007-present Director, Energy Biosciences Institute, UC Berkeley
*2007 Professor, Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, UC Berkeley
*2006-2011 Faculty Scientist, Physical Biosciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab 
*1994-2007 Director, Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Plant Biology 
*1994-2008 Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Stanford University
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__Fields of Scholarship__
*Characterization of proteins implicated in plant cell-wall synthesis and modification
*Plant and microbial genetics
*Genomics
*Biochemistry
*Biotechnology
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__Honours and Awards__
*2012 D.Sc. Michigan State University
*2010 EPA Presidential Green Chemistry Award
*2010 American Chemical Society Sterling B. Hendricks Memorial Lectureship Award
*2006 Philomathia Endowed Chair, UC Berkeley 
*2007 Fellow American Society of Plant Biologists 
*2006 [Balzan Prize|http://www.balzan.org/en/news-archive/news-detail/balzan-prizes-awarded-by-the-president-of-italian-republic-november-2006] 
*2006 DSc., Guelph University
*2004 Fellow of AAAS
*2004 Genetics Society, Mendel Medal
*2004 Biochemical Society, Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins Medal
*2002 Academia Europaea
*2001 Kuhmo Award
*1998 D.Sc., Wageningen University
*1998-2001 Visiting Professor, University of Glasgow
*1997 D.Sc., University of Alberta
*1996 Elected to U.S. National Academy of Sciences 
*1993 D.Sc., Queens University 
*1993 American Society of Plant Physiologists Gibbs Medal 
*1993 Fellow of Royal Society of Canada 
*1992 Humbolt Senior Research Award 
*1991 Elected Fellow of Royal Society London
*1987 Schull Award, American Society of Plant Physiologists 
*1984 National Science Foundation Young Presidential Investigator Award
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[Curriculum Vitae |User/Somerville_Chris/CV]
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[Publication list|User/Somerville_Chris/Publications]
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[Highlights of my work and anecdotes|User/Somerville_Chris/Highlight]
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[Other information|User/Somerville_Chris/OtherInformation]
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