Cynthia K. Larive

University of California-Riverside, USA

Cynthia K. Larive received her B.S. degree in chemistry in 1980 from South Dakota State University, and her M.S. degree in inorganic chemistry in 1982 from Purdue University. She was the Manager of the AA-ICP Laboratory at the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, during 1984–1988. She received a Ph.D. degree in analytical chemistry from the University of California, Riverside, in 1992, and joined the chemistry faculty at the University of Kansas. She received an NSF Career Award in 1995 and an Eli Lilly New Faculty Award in 1996. She was promoted to Associate Professor in 1998, and Professor in 2003. Between 2001–2004, she also held an appointment of Courtesy Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry. In 2005, she moved to the University of California as a Professor of chemistry, where she is a cooperating faculty member at the Departments of Biomedical Sciences and Biochemistry and a Member of the Center for Plant Cell Biology. She was selected as an IUPAC Fellow in 2004, and received an honorary doctorate from the Semmelweis University Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry in 2005. She received an award for teaching excellence from the University of Kansas in 2002, and the J. Calvin Giddings Award for Excellence in Education from the ACS Division of Analytical Chemistry in 2007. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Analytical Sciences Digital Library, and serves on the International Advisory Board for Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry. Dr. Larive’s research involves the development and application of microcoil NMR probes, heparin and heparan sulfate characterization, application of metabonomics in arabidopsis thaliana and rice, and NMR measurements to investigate ligand-protein interactions.

Biography Updated on 19 June 2008

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