Alma Lyman Burlingame, Ph.D.

Title: Professor
Company: University of California, San Francisco
Location: Sausalito, California, United States

Alma Lyman Burlingame, Ph.D., Professor at the University of California, San Francisco, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemistry and higher education.

Demonstrating a natural affinity for chemistry and the sciences, Dr. Burlingame has been an esteemed scientist and educator for 55 fruitful years. Serving as a professor at the University of California, San Francisco, since 1978, he previously held multiple roles with the University of California, Berkeley, between 1963 and 1978, including research chemist, associate chemist and assistant professor. In addition to his primary roles, he served as a professor at University College in London, England, from 1996 to 2002. Alongside his career endeavors, Dr. Burlingame also held the post of visiting professor at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research in London from 1993 to 1994.

Dr. Burlingame holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Rhode Island and a Doctor of Philosophy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. While pursuing his degrees, he served with the U.S. Army Reserve from 1954 to 1962. Throughout his career, Dr. Burlingame has served as an editor of multiple publications, including “Topics in Organic Mass Spectrometry,” “Mass Spectrometry in Health and Life Science” and “Biological Mass Spectrometry.” The former deputy editor of “Molecular and Cellular Proteomics” from 2002 to 2006, he has further contributed myriad articles to professional journals.

As a testament to his profound success, Dr. Burlingame as recently a university fellow at Hong Kong Baptist University and also maintains fellowship with the Guggenheim Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Married with three sons, he enjoys sailing and fine cuisine in his spare time.

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