Gerd LaMar

Gerd LaMar

Position Title
Professor Emeritus


Physical chemistry; NMR of proteins and enzymes; structure-function relationship of hemoproteins and iron-sulfur proteins; electronic structure of metalloporphyrins; paramagnetic relaxation as a structural tool.

Education, Awards and Professional Highlights

  • Director, UC Davis NMR Facility (1989)
  • Louis A. Strait Spectroscopy Medal (1988)
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellow (1984)
  • Guggenheim Foundation Fellow (1975-1976)
  • Sloan Foundation Fellow (1972-1976)
  • Appointed to UC Davis faculty (1972)
  • NSF and NATO Postdoctorals, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (1965-1967)
  • NSF Postdoctoral, University of Copenhagen (1964-1965)
  • Ph.D. Princeton University (1964)
  • B.S. Leigh University (1960)