Bob Glaeser is a biophysicist and structural biologist who grew up in Wisconsin, where he obtained a batchelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. After completing the Ph.D. in Biophysics at the University of California, Berkeley, he spent one year as a post-doc in Oxford and a second year as a post-doc at the University of Chicago. He then returned to Berkeley as a faculty member and as a Staff Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His University service includes a 5-year term as Divisional Dean of Biological Sciences, and his professional service includes a term as president of the Microscopy Society of America and a term as council member of the Biophysical Society. His professional honors include a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship, the Alexander von Humboldt Award, membership in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and membership in the National Academy of Sciences.

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Development of methods and technology for electron cryo-microscopy. Improvements in specimen preparation. Development of phase-plate technology.

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Section 29: Biophysics and Computational Biology