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Norman R Pace

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Name  Norman Pace

Role  Biochemist
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Education  University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Awards  MacArthur Fellowship, Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology

Norman R. Pace - 2019 Stanley Miller Medal

Norman Richard Pace, Jr. (born 1942) is an American biochemist, and is Distinguished Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology at the University of Colorado. He is principal investigator at the Pace lab.


He graduated from Indiana University with an A.B., and from the University of Illinois with a Ph.D. He taught at the National Jewish Hospital and Research Center, the University of Colorado Medical Center, Indiana University and the University of California, Berkeley. He has worked with the NASA Astrobiology Institute.


  • 1987 Lew Bicking Award
  • 1991 Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2001 Selman A. Waksman Award in Microbiology of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2001 MacArthur Fellows Program
  • 2007 Abbott-American Society for Microbiology Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2008 RNA Society Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2008 International Society of Microbial Ecology Tiedje Award for Lifetime Achievement
  • References

    Norman R. Pace Wikipedia