David Lynn

Asa Griggs Candler Professor

Department of Chemistry

Office: Emerson Hall 407

Phone: 404-727-9348

Email: dlynn2@emory.edu

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  • PhD, Duke University, 1977
  • AB, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1973
Specific Research Area
  • Analytical, Bioorganic, Biophysical, Environmental, Materials, Medicinal, Neurochemistry
Selected Publications
  • Research Overviews
  • Goodwin, J.; Mehta, A.K.; Lynn, D.G. 2012 Analog and Digital Chemical Evolution, Accounts of Chemical Research special edited edition, 45:2189-2199 DOI: 10.1021/ar300214w
  • New Education and Public Outreach Frameworks
  • Goodwin, J; Lynn, DG. 2014 Liberal Arts Education and the Complexity of Human Society, Angew. Chem., early view DOI: 10.1002/anie.201400597
Awards and Honors
  • 2014-17           HKBU Scholar, Hong Kong China
  • 2013                ACS Herty Award
  • 2011                Emory University Scholar-Teacher of 2011
  • 2010-               Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 2006-               Chair, Department of Chemistry, Emory University                                 
  • 2002-               Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
  • 2000-               Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Chemistry and Biology
  • 1985-6              Alfred P. Sloan Fellow
  • 1984-7              Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar
  • 1977-9              NIH Fellow, Columbia University
  • 1975-7              Charles R. Hauser Fellow, Duke University