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John Wood, Baylor University, USA

John L Wood John L. Wood was born on December 4, 1961 in Keokuk Iowa.  He received a B.A. degree from the University of Colorado in 1985 and a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1991 under the direction of Amos B. Smith, III.  In 1991 he moved to Harvard University as an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow and continued studying natural products synthesis in the laboratories of Stuart Schreiber.  He joined the faculty at Yale University in 1993 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Full Professor in 1998.  In 2006, Professor Wood joined the faculty at Colorado State University as the Albert I. Meyers Professor of Chemistry and in 2013 moved to Baylor University as the Robert A. Welch Distinguished Professor of Chemistry.  For more information see the Wood Group Homepage: http://www.johnwoodgroup.com