Paul Adams

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Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering
Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Division Director, Molecular Biophysics & Integrated Bioimaging

Room 347, Building 33, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Mailcode BLDG 33R0345
510-486-4225
PDAdams@berkeley.edu

For more information, see: http://cci.lbl.gov/paul/

Research Interests

Development of new algorithms and methods for structural biology. Structural studies of large macromolecular machines. Development of cellulosic biofuels.

Education

1988 B.Sc. Biological Sciences, University of Edinburgh
1992 Ph.D. Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh

Major Awards

Upjohn Prize for Biochemistry, University of Edinburgh (1988)

Professional Experience

2015-Present Division Director, Molecular Biophysics & Integrated Bioimaging Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
2011-Present Division Deputy for Biosciences, Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
2009-2010 Acting Division Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
2008-2011 Investigator, Energy Biosciences Institute
2007-2015 Deputy Division Director, Physical Biosciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
2007-Present Vice President for Technology, the Joint BioEnergy Institute
2007-Present Adjunct Professor, Department of Bioengineering, UC Berkeley
2005-Present Senior Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
2004-2011 Head, Berkeley Center for Structural Biology, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
2003-2007 Deputy Principal Investigator, Berkeley Structural Genomics Center, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
1999-2005 Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
1998-1999 Senior Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
1998-1999 Research Scientist, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
1997-1998 Associate Research Scientist, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
1992-1997 Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University