Professor of Chemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biochemistry at the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Weiss trained at Genentech, Harvard, and UC Berkeley before joining the faculty at UCI in 2000. His laboratory focuses on the interface between chemistry and biology, including the study of membrane proteins and bioelectronics. Tenured in 2006, he is a full Professor and former Vice Chair. His awards include Beckman Foundation Young Investigator, election to Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and an Ig Nobel Prize in Chemistry for leading the team that “partially unboiled the egg.” He has co-authored 90 publications, co-invented >10 patents, and has presented 200 invited seminars. Dr. Weiss co-invented the PhageTech technology with Dr. Penner.