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Roland K. Robins, Ph.D.

Roland K. Robins earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in chemistry from Brigham Young University, followed by his Ph.D. from Oregon State University. He taught at New Mexico Highlands University, Arizona State University, and the University of Utah before joining the faculty at Brigham Young University. There he founded the BYU Cancer Research Center. His research centered on nucleoside chemistry, including compounds such as 2-chlorodeoxyadenosine (cladribine).

Dr. Robins was the 1988 winner of the GlaxoSmithKline Alfred Burger Award of the ACS.

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