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Website  Marc Zimmer and GFP

Name  Marc Zimmer
Marc Zimmer httpswwwconncolledumediawebsitemediafacul
Born  July 26, 1961 (age 54) (1961-07-26) Sasolburg, South Africa
Occupation  Chemist, Educator, Science writer
Education  Yale University, PhD, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Books  Glowing Genes: A Revolutio, Illuminating Disease: An Introd, Bioluminescence: Nature's Light

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Marc Zimmer (born July 26, 1961) is the Jean Tempel '65 Professor of Professor of Chemistry at Connecticut College. He has published three books (Bioluminescence(2015), Illuminating Disease (2015) and Glowing Genes (2005)), written articles on science and medicine for the Los Angeles Times, USA Today, the Huffington Post, etc. and has been interviewed and quoted in the Economist, Science, Nature etc. Zimmer curates the GFP website and he has published over 60 research papers about cow flatulence, computational chemistry and bioluminescence in fireflies and jellyfish.


Zimmer is the initiator and director of the Connecticut College Science Leaders program, a program to increase the number of women and minority students graduating from the College with a degree and research experience in the sciences.

Boards, awards, etc

  • Professor, Semester at Sea, Spring ’12 and Summer '13 voyages
  • ACS Western Connecticut Visiting Scientist Award for 2013
  • The Princeton Review's 'Best 300 Professors', 2012
  • Huffington Post’s one of "13 of the best college professors in the country", 2012
  • Carnegie Foundation and Council for Advancement and Support of Education, Connecticut, Professor of the Year, 2007
  • John S. Burlew Connecticut Valley Section Award to recognize outstanding contributions to chemistry, 2005
  • Program Chair, Inorganic Division, American Chemical Society, 1999-2003
  • References

    Marc Zimmer Wikipedia

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