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Thomas Muir, Ph.D.

Dr. Thomas Muir is the Van Zandt Williams Class of 1965 Professor of Chemistry at Princeton University. Dr. Muir was a Richard E. Salomon Family Professor, Selma and Lawrence Ruben Laboratory of Synthetic Protein Chemistry, Rockefeller University. Dr. Muir serves as Member of the Scientific Advisory Board at Anchor Therapeutics, Inc and Redwood Bioscience Inc. has published over 100 scientific articles and has won a number of honors for his research, including: the Burroughs-Wellcome Fund New Investigator Award, the Pew Award in the Biomedical Sciences, the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow Award, the Leonidas Zervas Award from the European Peptide Society, the Irving Sigal Young Investigator Award from the Protein Society, the 2008 Vincent du Vigneaud Award in Peptide Chemistry, the 2008 Blavatnik Award from the New York Academy of Sciences and the 2008 Distinguished Teaching Award from The Rockefeller University. He is a Kavli Fellow of the US National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received his B.Sc (Hons, 1st class) in Chemistry from the University of Edinburgh and his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the same institute. He completed his postdoctoral studies at the Scripps Research Institute.