Marc Zimmer

Connecticut College Professor of Chemistry

Marc Zimmer has published three books (Biolumiscence (2015), Illuminating Disease (2015) and Glowing Genes (2005)), written articles on science and medicine for Los Angeles Times, USA Today, Huffington Post and has been interviewed and quoted in the Economist, Science and Nature etc. Zimmer curates the GFP website and he has published over 60 research papers about cow flatulence, computational chemistry and bioluminescence in fireflies and jellyfish. Zimmer is the initiator and director of the Connecticut College Science Leaders program, a program to increase the number of women and minority students graduating from the College with a degree and research experience in the sciences.