Scott A. Strobel

 

Curriculum Vitae (Updated on April 22, 2011)

Education

1982-1987 B.A., Biochemistry, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Honors Thesis Title: The Structure of Epoxybaccinolide A Determined by X-ray Crystallography
Thesis Advisor: Professor Jon Clardy, Department of Chemistry, Cornell University

1987-1992 Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Thesis Title: Site-Specific Cleavage of Genomic DNA Mediated by Triple Helix Formation
Thesis Advisor: Professor Peter B. Dervan, Department of Chemistry

1992-1995 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Project Title: Molecular Recognition of an RNA Duplex by a Ribozyme.
Research Advisor: Professor Thomas R. Cech

 

Faculty Appointments

1995-1998 Assistant Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

1999-2001 Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

1999-2001 Associate Professor of Chemistry (joint appointment), Yale University

2001- Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

2001- Professor of Chemistry (joint appointment), Yale University

2006-2009 Chair of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

2011- Yale Vice President for West Campus Planning and Program Development

 

Honors and Awards

1982-87 Trustees Scholar, four-year, full tuition scholarship, Brigham Young University

1986 Carl Harvis Memorial Undergraduate Research Fellow, Cornell University

1987 Summa Cum Laude, Brigham Young University

1987 Honors Graduate, Brigham Young University

1988-1992 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Predoctoral Fellow, Caltech

1989-1992 Achievement Reward for College Students Scholar, Caltech

1992-95 Life Sciences Research Foundation Fellowship,
Sponsored by Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Colorado at Boulder

1996-1999 Junior Faculty Research Award, American Cancer Society, Yale University

1997-1999 Beckman Young Investigator Award, Yale University

1997-2000 Searle Scholar Award, Yale University

1998-1999 Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award, Yale University

2002-2006 Beginning Investigator Award, American Cancer Society, Yale University

2004 Dylan Hixon Prize for Teaching Excellence in the Natural Sciences, Yale University

2006-2010 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor

2007 Graduate Mentoring Award in the Sciences, Yale University

2008 Schering Plough Research Institute Award from the ASBMB

2008 Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

2009 Elected Honorary Member of the Alpha of Connecticut Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa

 

Current Grant Support

NIH/NIGMS GM022778-34 (Steitz) 5/1/09-4/30/14
Structural basis of the functions of RNA-protein machines

HHMI Professorship 09/01/06-8/30/14
Bioprospecting for novel natural products in the world's rainforests

NSF OISE 0853408 (Strobel) 7/1/09-6/30/12
International: Undergraduate Rainforest Expedition and Laboratory

NSSEFF BAA-NPS-08-005 (Strobel) 7/1/09-6/30/14
Investigation of Diesel Producing Fungi as a Renewable Source of Fuel

NSF EFRI-HyBi (Peyton) 9/1/09-8/30/12
Fungal Processes for Direct Bioconversion of Cellulose to Hydrocarbons

Yale Climate and Energy Institute (Strobel & Cline) 10/1/09-9/30/11
Metabolic Flux Analysis for the Biosynthesis of Fuel Hydrocarbons