Professor SARAH REISMAN
Lecture Topic: NECESSITY IS THE MOTHER OF INVENTION: NATURAL PRODUCTS AND THE CHEMISTRY THEY INSPIRE










POSITION
6/2014 to present Professor of Chemistry
Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.
6/2008 to Assistant Professor of Chemistry
6/2014 Division of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

EDUCATION & TRAINING
2006-2008 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Eric N. Jacobsen
2001 - 2006 Yale University, New Haven, CT
Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry with Professor John L. Wood
1997 - 2001 Connecticut College, New London, CT
Bachelor of Arts Degree in Chemistry
Undergraduate research with Professor Timo V. Ovaska

AWARDS & HONORS
• Heritage Medical Research Institute Investigator (2015-2017)
• The Society of Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Japan Lectureship Award (2015)
• Bristol-Myers Squibb Unrestricted Grant in Synthetic Organic Chemistry (2014-2015)
• Tetrahedron Young Investigator Award (2014)
• Arthur C. Cope Scholar Award (2013)
• American Cancer Society Research Scholar Award (2013-2016)
• Eli Lilly Grantee (2012-13)
• Novartis Early Career Award (2012-14)
• DuPont Young Professor Grant (2012-14)
• Amgen Young Investigator Award (2012)
• Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award (2012)
• Cottrell Scholar Award (2012)
• Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2012)
• ACS WCC Rising Star Award (2012)
• Boehringer Ingelheim New Faculty Grant (2011)
• NSF CAREER Award (2011-2015)
• ACS PRF Doctoral New Investigator Award (2011-2013)
• Thieme Chemistry Journal Award (2011)
• Baxter Foundation New Faculty Award (2008)
• NIH NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship (2006-2008)
• Certificate of Distinction in Teaching (Harvard College) (2006)
• Wolfgang Prize for Best Thesis (Yale University) (2006)
• Bristol-Myers Squibb Graduate Research Fellowship (2004-2005)
• Roche Pharmaceuticals Excellence in Chemistry Award (2004)
• Arthur J. and Helen Hill Endowed Fellowship (Yale University) (2004)
• Yale University Chemistry Department Teaching Award (Yale University) (2003)
• Jean V. Johnston Award in Chemistry (Connecticut College) (2001)
• Pfizer Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (2000)
• Award for Achievement in Organic Chemistry (Connecticut College) (1999)
• Lawrence Scholar Award (Connecticut College) (1997)

Curriculum vitae