Annaliese Franz, Ph.D.

Department of Chemistry, University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-9820

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NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University
Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
B.S. Trinity University, San Antonio, TX




Professional Highlights

Professor, 2020 – Present
Faculty Director, Undergraduate Research Center, 2017 – Present
Associate Professor, 2013 – 2020
Assistant Professor, 2007 – 2013


Chair Elect, ACS Division of Organic Chemistry, 2020
Scientific Advisory Council, Arnold & Mabel Beckman Foundation, Irvine, CA, 2018 – 2023
Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching, UC Davis, 2018

ADVANCE Scholar Award, 2016
Mentoring at Critical Transitions Fellowship Award, 2015 – 2016
Outstanding Mentor Award, Consortium for Women & Research, 2013
Faculty Development Award for Mentoring and Outreach, 2012
ACS WCC Rising Star Award, 2012
Thieme Chemistry Journal Award, 2010
National Science Foundation CAREER Award, 2009
3M Non-tenured Faculty Award, 2009 – 2012

Graduate Groups and Academic Affiliations

Chemistry Graduate Group
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (BMCDB) Graduate Group
Agricultural & Environmental Chemistry Graduate Group
Energy Graduate Group, Founding Member
Designated Emphasis in Biotechnology (DEB) Program
California Center for Algae Biotechnology (Cal-CAB)