Ribbe Laboratory

Department of Molecular Biology & Biochemistry


Contact Information

Phone: (949) 824-9509
Email: mribbe@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
2236/2448 MgGaugh
Irvine, CA 92697-3900



Markus Ribbe, Ph.D.

Chancellor’s Professor


Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences

Department of Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences


Distinguished Mid-Career Faculty Award for Research (Academic Senate, Irvine Division), 2017-2018
Elected Chair, Iron-Sulfur Enzymes Gordon Conference 2014
Elected Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology 2012
Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (Section C, Chemistry), 2012
Elected Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (Section G, Biological Sciences), 2012
Herman Frasch Foundation Fellow 2007


Plenary Talks, Keynote & Named Lectures:
Ernst-Abbe Colloquium (2016), Ernst-Abbe Foundation & Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Zeiss Planetarium Jena, Germany
Metallocofactors Gordon Conference (2016), Stonehill College, Easton, USA
50th EUCHEM Conference on Stereochemistry “Bürgenstock Conference” (2015), Brunnen, Switzerland
Fall Meeting of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS) (2014), Zurich, Switzerland
Stone Memorial Lecture, Penn State University (2013), University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
16th International Conference of Bioinorganic Chemistry (ICBIC) (2013), Grenoble, France
18th International Congress on Nitrogen Fixation (2013), Miyazaki, Japan
Allergan Foundation Lecture (2013), School of Biological Sciences, University of California, Irvine, USA
Penn State Summer Symposium in Molecular Biology: Frontiers in Metallobiochemistry IV (2014), University Park, Pennsylvania, USA