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Wolfgang S. Peti, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Biophysics
Academic Office Location:
Molecular Biology and Biophysics
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3305

Molecular Biology & Biophysics


M.S.University of ViennaChemistry
Ph.D.University of FrankfurtChemistry

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring AwardUniversity of Arizona
Chair, NIH MIST Study Section (2018-2020)
Associate Editor (Structural Biology, Molecular Mechanism of Signal Transduction, Phosphates, NMR Spectroscopy and X-ray Crystallography): Journal of Biological Chemistry (2017-present)
Dr. Homer C. and Dr. Emily Davis Weed Endowed Chair (2017-2020)
Permanent Member, NIH MIST Review Panel (2016-2020)
Permanent Member, American Diabetes Association Review Panel (2014-2018)
Editorial Member: Journal of Biological Chemistry (2013-2017)
Manning Assistant Professor of Medical Science (2007-2010)
Medical Research GrantRhode Island Foundation
Richard B. Salomon Faculty Research Award
Rhode Island Foundation Medical Research Grant
Max-Kade Foundation Fellowship Award
Ernst AwardGerman Chemical Society
Erwin-Schrödinger-Stipend (2002-2004)FWF/Austria
European Union Research Training Network "Cross-Correlation" Young Investigator HPRN-CT-2000-00092
Kekulé Thesis Scholarship (1998-2001)Association of the Chemical Industry in Germany
Member of the University Sponsor group of the Bayer AG (1998-2001)
Performance Scholarship (1996-1998)The Ministry for Science and Culture in Austria
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Diabetes AssociationMemberNational2014
American Crystallographic AssociationMemberNational2013
American Soceity for Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMemberNational2010
Protein SocietyMemberNational2007
American Society for Phamacology and Experimental TherapeuticsMemberNational2006
American Chemical SocietyMemberNational2004
Gesellschaft Deutscher ChemikerMemberInternational2005

Accepting Lab Rotation Students: Summer 2022, Fall 2022, and Spring 2023


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