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  • IDS 190: Freshman Seminar (via ORDER)

  • ECS 460: Emory College Seminar (via ORDER)

  • CHEM 399: Introduction to Research

  • CHEM 499: Undergraduate Research

  • CHEM 572: Systems Chemistry 


David G. Lynn, PhD

Professor of Biological Chemistry

Tel: 404-727-9348 |  dlynn2@emory.edu

Emory University
Department of Chemistry
1515 Pierce Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322

Office: E407

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"If you're not breaking something, you're not learning."


       David G. Lynn has contributed in the general areas of molecular recognition, synthetic biology and chemical evolution, and has developed chemical and physical methods for the analysis of supramolecular self-assemblies, of signal transduction in cellular development and pathogenesis, of molecular skeletons for storing and reading information, and of the evolution of biological order.

        After a fellowship at Columbia University and teaching briefly at the University of Virginia and Cornell University, he served as Professor of Chemistry at the University of Chicago until 2000. He moved to accept the Asa Griggs Candler Professorship in Chemistry and Biology at Emory University, and in 2002, was awarded one of 20 inaugural Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professorships. In 2011, Lynn was awarded the Emory Scholar-Teacher Award for pioneering several science/arts collaborations for communicating science and as an American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow. He received the ACS Herty Medal in 2013 and served as Chair of the Department of Chemistry from 2006-15.