USA

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Dr. Bugg received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Rice University in 1965, and joined the faculty at University of Alabama at Birmingham after completing two years of postdoctoral study at the California Institute of Technology.  He also spent two years as a Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford in England.  Dr. Bugg was with the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) since 1968, and served as Director of the Center for Macromolecular Crystallography, Associate Director of the Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.  In 1994, Dr. Bugg co-founded BioCryst, and served as its Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer.