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

Interim Associate Dean, Academic Programs and Planning, College of Letters and Science, 2022 – Present
Professor, 2020 – Present
Faculty Director, Undergraduate Research Center, 2017 – 2021
Associate Professor, 2013 – 2020
Assistant Professor, 2007 – 2013


American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow, 2022
American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow, 2022
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)