Scott K. Silverman
|Scott K. Silverman|
October 7, 1972|
Los Angeles, California, United States
|Fields||Chemistry, Chemical Biology, Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry|
|Institutions||University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign|
|Education||B.S. UCLA, Ph.D. Caltech, Postdoc University of Colorado Boulder|
|Academic advisors||Dennis A. Dougherty, Thomas R. Cech|
Scott K. Silverman is a professor of chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined the Department of Chemistry in 2000 as Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in 2006, and was promoted to Professor in 2010.
His main research interest is in the identification, characterization, and application of deoxyribozymes, DNA used as a catalyst. According to Google Scholar, he has 38 publications with at least 38 citations. His most-cited article in this field is Silverman SK, "In vitro selection, characterization, and application of deoxyribozymes that cleave RNA", Nucleic Acids Research 2005, 33: 6151-6163; doi: 10.1093/nar/gki930 with 167 citations.
- "Link to Prof. Silverman's webpage at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign".
- "University of Illinois Board of Trustees, Promotions recommended to be effective at the beginning of the 2006-07 academic year" (PDF).
- "University of Illinois Board of Trustees, Promotions recommended to be effective at the beginning of the 2010-2011 academic year" (PDF).
- Google Scholar