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Thomas Meade

Eileen M. Foell Professor

PhD, Ohio State University 1985; NIH Fellow Harvard Medical School 1985-1987; Postdoctoral Fellow CalTech 1988-1990


Regions(s): Systems Neuroscience; Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Research interest(s): Molecular Imaging; Electron Transfer Mechanisms; Metal Complexes as Transcription Factor Inhibitors

Research Summary

The Meade Lab research focuses on inorganic coordination chemistry for the study of molecular imaging of in vivo gene expression and intracellular messengers, transition metal enzyme inhibitors, and electronic biosensors. The design, synthesis and physical properties of transition metal and lanthanide coordination complexes are the foundation of our research.

Selected Publications

Selected Honors/Awards

  • 2016 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
  • 2016 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2016 The J. Stieglitz Award: University of Chicago and the American Chemical Society
  • 2016  Associate Editor, Chemical Science
  • 2015  Fellow of the American Association of Advancement of Science
  • 2015  Chemistry Inorganic Division Chair
  • 2014  Douglas G. Hill Memorial Lecturer, Duke University
  • 2012  Fellow of the World Molecular Imaging Society
  • 2011  Fellow of the American Chemical Society
  • 2010  Society for Molecular Imaging Exceptional Achievement Award
  • 2010  Musselman Award for Visiting Scientist
  • 2009  Illinois Biotechnology Industry Organization (iBIO) iCON Innovator Award
  • 2009  Miller Professor, University of California Berkeley
  • 2008  Northwestern University Excellence in Teaching Award


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