Principal Investigator

Hung-wen (Ben) Liu

Hung-wen (Ben) LiuGeorge H. Hitchings Regents Chair in Drug Design, College of Pharmacy
Professor of Chemical Biology & Medicinal Chemistry
Professor of Chemistry

B.S. Tunghai University
M.A. Columbia University
M. Phil. Columbia University
Ph.D. Columbia University
NIEHS Postdoctoral Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Camille & Henry Dreyfus Grant for Distinguished New Faculty in Chemistry (1984)
American Cancer Society Junior Faculty Research Award (1985)
Eli Lilly Life Science Young Investigator Award (1985)
NIH Research Career Development Award (1990-5)
Horace S. Isbell Award, American Chemical Society, Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry (1993)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences MERIT Award (1999)
Distinguished McKnight University Professor, University of Minnesota (1999)
Honorary Professor of Chemistry, University of Hong Kong (2001-2007)
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow (2005)
American Academy of Microbiology Fellow (2006)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellow (2006)
Nakanishi Prize, American Chemical Society, Division of Organic Chemistry (2007)
Repligen Award in Chemistry of Biological Processes, American Chemical Society, Division of Biological Chemistry (2008)
Elected Academician of Academia Sinica (2008)
Tunghai University Distinguished Alumni Award (2008), Honorary Professor (2011)
Honorary Professor, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan (2011)
A. I. Scott Medal for Excellence in Biological Chemistry Research (2011)
American Chemical Society Fellow (2014)
Arthur C. Cope Late Career Scholars Award, American Chemical Society (2014)
Claude S. Hudson Award, American Chemical Society, Division of Carbohydrate Chemistry (2019)

Office: PHR 3.206B, WEL 5.235
Phone: (512) 232-7811
FAX: (512) 471-2746