The Power List 2020 – Small Molecules
Professor at Scripps Research
Phil Baran has received numerous awards and accolades for his contributions to both industry and academia. He has worked at the Scripps Research Institute since 2003 and says he is most inspired by his “former mentors, students and postdoctoral collaborators”, as well as entrepreneur Elon Musk. His research interests include the organic synthesis of complex molecules with minimal labor and material costs.