Dennis C. Liotta

Executive Director Emory Institute for Drug Development (EIDD)/ Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor

Department of Chemistry

Office: 305 Emerson

Phone: 404-727-6602

Fax: 404-727-6586

Email: dliotta@emory.edu

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Biography

Degrees
  • PhD, The City University of New York, 1974
  • BA, Queens College, 1970
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Ohio State University, 1974-1976
Specific Research Area
  • Medicinal, Bioorganic, Synthetic Organic, Computational
Courses
  • CHEM 221: Organic Chemistry I
  • CHEM 523: Advanced Organic Chemistry III (grad)
Awards and Honors
  • ACS Smissman Award (2015)
  • Licensing Deal of the Year, Emory Office of Tech Transfer (2014)
  • Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering (2014)
  • SEBio Shark Tank Winner (2014)
  • Emory University Senate Lecture Series Panel (2013)
  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors (2013)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, The Ohio State University (2013)
  • Uncommon Courage Award, Queens College (2012)
  • Honorary Doctorate, Queens College (2012)
  • Honorary Doctorate, University of Queensland, Australia (2012)
  • Intellectual Property Legends Award, GA State University College of Law/J. Mack Robinson College of Business (2012)
  • Emory 175 History Makers (2012)
  • "Significant Event of 2011" Award, Emory University Office of Technology Transfer (2012)
  • Thomas Jefferson Award, Emory University (2011)
  • Fellow, American Chemical Society (2010-present)
  • ACS Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame (2010)
  • Herty Award (2005)
  • Biomedical Industry Growth Award from the Georgia Biomedical Partnership (2003)
  • Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (2002-present)