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William F. DeGrado, PhD

Abramson Cancer Center

Degree and Institution


Faculty Title

Professor, Biochemistry and Biophysics

Research Expertise

De novo design synthesis and characterization of proteins and peptids.
Honors and Award

1988 du Vigneaud Award for Peptide Research 1989 Protein Society Young Investigator Award 1990 A. Naff Lecture, University of Kentucky 1991 Oncley Lecture, University of Michigan 1992 Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry 1993 DuPont Merck Summit Award 1993 Denkewalter Lecture, Loyola University 1994 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 1998 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 1999 Member, National Academy of Sciences (U.S.A.) 2003 Merrifield Award, (presented by the Peptide Society) 2008 Ralph F. Hirschmann Award in Peptide Chemistry (Presented by the American Chemical Society)


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Contact Information

William F. DeGrado

University of Pennsylvania Biochemistry and Biophysics 422 Curi Blvd 1009 Stellar-Chance Labs Philadelphia, PA 19104-6059

Office Phone: 215-898-4590
Fax: 215-573-7229

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Office Phone: 215-898-4590
Fax: 215-573-7229