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Graham R. Fleming
Born Barrow, England, 1949.
University of Bristol, B.Sc., 1971.
University of London, Ph.D., 1974.
University of Melbourne, Australia, University Research Fellow, 1975.
ARGC Research Assistant, 1976.
Leverhulme Fellow, Royal Institution, London, 1977-1979.
University of Chicago, 1979-1997.
University of California at Berkeley, 1997-
Director, Physical Biosciences Division at LBNL 1997-2005.
Associate Laboratory Director for Physical Sciences, LBNL, 2002-2005.
Deputy Laboratory Director, LBNL, 2005-2007.
Co-Director, California Institute for Quantitative Biomedical Research, UCB, UCSF, UCSC, 2001- 2009.
Vice Chancellor for Research at University of California, Berkeley 2009 - present
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Favorite Scientist: Ryogo Kubo
Favorite Sports Team: English Cricket Team
Administrative Officer 2
Favored Sports: Rock climbing, swordsmanship and running
Favorite Hobby: Poker
Manager, New Initiatives and Special Projects, Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research
Favorite Scientist: Adam Arkin
Favorite sports team: 1987 Minnesota Twins
Ph.D. University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry, 2009.
Favorite Scientist: Paul Dirac
Favorite Food: pomegranate
Ph. D. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Department of Chemistry, 2010.
Favorite Scientist: Sir J. C. Bose
Favorite Sport: test cricket
Ph. D. University of Bristol, Department of Chemistry, 2010.
Favorite Scientist: Gerhard Herzberg
Also notable for his fantastic Britishisms
Ph.D. Institute of Theoretical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011.
Favorite Scientist: Ludwig Boltzmann
Favorite Food: Laksa
Graduate Student (AS&T)
B.S. (Physics), Stanford, 2007.
Favorite Sports Team: claims "not to be into sports" to avoid answering the question: Cal or Stanford?
B.A. (Chemistry), Korea University, 2007.
Favorite Things: Lasers, of course
Also Notable: widely envied for his ability to keep his desk neat and orderly
B.S. (Chemistry and Biology), MIT, 2007.
Favorite Sport: Tennis
Favorite Scientists: His parents
B.A./M.S. (Chemistry), B.S. (Mathematics), University of Chicago, 2007.
Sport he's good at: Kendo
Also notable: his dual passions for wine and data mining
B.S. (Chemistry and Biological Chemistry), University of Chicago, 2009.
Favorite Scientist: Charles Darwin
Favorite Food: Anything from Rick Bayless (Chicago pride!)
B.S. (Physics Engineering) Politecnico di Milano 2006, M.S. (Physics Engineering) Politecnico di Milano 2008.
Favorite Sports Team: US Women's Gymnastics
Favorite Scientist: Gauss
Favorite Color: Fuschia
B.A. (Chemistry), B.M. (Music Performance - Trombone)
Lawrence University, 2010.
Favorite Sport: Distance Running (Especially across the Golden Gate)
Favorite Musician: Wycliffe Gordon
B.S. (Chemistry), B.A. (French and Francophone Studies), The College of William and Mary, 2011.
Favorite Scientist: Linus Pauling
Favorite Musical Instrument: Ukulele
B.S. in Chemistry from Yale University, 2012
Favorite scientist: Richard Feynman
Favorite sport: Walking long distances, preferably in the woods
Favorite smells: rain, cardamom, rosemary, soft solder, old books
B.S. in Chemistry from Brooklyn College 2011.
Fullbright Student Research Grant, 2011-2012
Favorite biography: American Promethius
Favorite art museums: the Whitney Museum in Manhattan and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Chicago, 2012
Favorite sport: sailing
Favorite food: a real bagel from Brooklyn