Lubert Stryer Lubert Stryer is Winzer Professor of Cell Biology, Emeritus, in the School of Medicine and Professor of Neurobiology, Emeritus, at Stanford University,where he has been on the faculty since 1976. He received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. Professor Stryer has received many awards for his research on theinterplay of light and life, including the Eli Lilly Award for Fundamental Research in Biological Chemistry, the Distinguished Inventors Award of the IntellectualProperty Owners’ Association, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He was awarded the National Medalof Science in 2006. The publication of his first edition of Biochemistry in 1975 transformed the teaching of biochemistry.